179: What if a horrifying loss led to a grand adventure?
“I saw myself in the mirror, and it was like seeing a CGI character…I’m sitting here looking at this frail person that looks nothing like me.”
Producer: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits
Episode Summary: A horrific accident leaves a man severely disabled, but after hitting rock bottom in his recovery a new life opens he could never have imagined
Today’s episode featured Dustin Reynolds. Since this interview, Dustin has made it down to Colombia, and is planning on heading to Panama, Galapagos, and Polynesia before returning to Hawaii. To find out more about Dustin, see pictures and follow his journey or donate to help him complete the voyage, go to thesinglehandedsailor.com. You can follow him on Instagram and Facebook @thesinglehandedsailor. You can also support him on Patreon and GoFundMe:
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Content/Trigger Warnings: car crash, severe injury, amputation, explicit language
Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: “Cylinder Four/Cylinder Five” - Chris Zabriskie
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