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Season 3 Episode 6: Sarah Klein, Attorney & Former elite gymnast, Advocates for Survivors and Fights for Kids

Sarah Klein is an attorney for the California law firm Manly, Stewart and Finaldi and a leading voice on sexual abuse and other legal issues in the media. She is also the first known victim of former Olympic Women’s Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Sarah was an elite gymnast who trained from the age of 8 under Coach John Geddert, the head coach for the 2012 U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team whose gym she describes as highly abusive, cult-like, and even worse than the sexual abuse she suffered by Nassar. We talk about all of this plus updates on the Larry Nassar fallout and the brave gymnasts who have fought to hold him and the other institutions involved accountable.Read More »Season 3 Episode 6: Sarah Klein, Attorney & Former elite gymnast, Advocates for Survivors and Fights for Kids

Stephen Mills, Author of CHOSEN: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood

Season 3 Episode 5: Stephen Mills Author of CHOSEN

Stephen Mills is the author of CHOSEN: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood published by Henry Holt & Company. In this first of many interviews I will be co-hosting with my friend, attorney and advocate Kathryn Robb, we three survivors of child sexual abuse share a moving discussion about the emotional impact of abuse, challenges specific to male survivors, how predators operate, parents who missed the signs, correcting misconceptions, the lawsuit Stephen filed, and so much more.Read More »Season 3 Episode 5: Stephen Mills Author of CHOSEN

You Can Still Have Joy Francine Wheeler

Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Francine Wheeler is a singer, songwriter, playwright, and actress whose son, Benjamin Wheeler died in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting. Francine talks about coping with her grief, living differently in the aftermath of immense loss, and how she continues to create meaning and find joy. Learn about the Wheelers’ non-profit organization, Ben’s Lighthouse whose mission drives them “to foster… Read More »Season 2 Episode 2: You Can Still Have Joy

Talking Trauma & Treatment La Shanda Sugg

Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Talking Trauma & Treatment: La Shanda Sugg is a licensed professional counselor, trainer, and consultant specializing in trauma therapies. She is also a trauma survivor herself who is dedicated to her own ongoing healing work. La Shanda owns Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC in Ohio and she’s the host of the Labors of Love podcast. We discuss the… Read More »Season 2 Episode 1: Talking Trauma & Treatment

Truth and Consequences Emanuella Israel

Season 1 Episode 6: Speaking Freely

Artist & writer Emanuella Israel created an honest, healthy life for herself despite growing up stifled by domestic violence. She explains why she’s determined to speak her truth, shed the shame she once carried, and empower other women to join her in loving their bodies and themselves. See Emanuella’s gorgeous artwork on her website, Etsy store, and Instagram account. Emanuella… Read More »Season 1 Episode 6: Speaking Freely

Truth and Consequences Steve Martin

Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces

Steve Martin talks with Miranda about his work as CEO of Love146, a non-profit that combats child trafficking & exploitation and provides care for survivors around the globe. Learn more about the exciting work Love146 is accomplishing worldwide. Steve is Co-Founder & President of Infused Impact Inc., a non-profit organization formed in 2019 to reduce poverty by helping to launch… Read More »Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces

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