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Jamie Sivrais Truth and Consequences

Season 1 Episode 8: Protected & Paying it Forward

Jamie Sivrais, founder of the non-profit A Voice for the Innocent tells his personal story of being emotionally supported by family members and finding justice after he suffered abuse as a child. Jamie goes on to describe his organization’s unique storytelling platform for sexual violence survivors and the desire to pay it forward that inspired him. Jamie Sivrais is the… Read More »Season 1 Episode 8: Protected & Paying it Forward

Truth and Consequences

Season 1 Episode 4: Silenced

Miranda reads a letter from a listener whose brothers sexually abused her when she was a child. “Silenced” details her experience of “the second wound”: her family members’ hurtful responses when she tried to address the abuse with them. Miranda responds with advice, information, and words of support. Miranda created the website The Second Wound to offer comfort and information… Read More »Season 1 Episode 4: Silenced

Truth and Consequences David Wheeler

Season 1 Episode 2: Lessons in Loss

A frank conversation with my insightful and honest My friend David Wheeler whose 6-year-old son, Ben was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. David has a lot to say about grief, navigating life after loss, and how our own personal reactions sometimes prevent us from truly supporting others in the wake of trauma and sadness. Learn… Read More »Season 1 Episode 2: Lessons in Loss