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276: What if you left your kids held hostage?

276: What if you left your kids held hostage?

Update: 2023-05-029


A woman buries a series of childhood traumas and falls into a chaotic world of drugs and abuse, but when things turn from darkness to horror, she must make split second, life or death decisions that ultimately bring everything to the surface

Today's episode featured Kathy Robertson. You can find out more about her on Instagram @kathyrobertson.homefire. You can also reach out to her over email at Kathy also wanted to remind everyone out there, especially if you are currently struggling, that you can text or call the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline in the US at the number 988.


Producers: Whit Missildine, Sara Marinelli, Jason Blalock


Content/Trigger Warnings:  domestic violence, sexual abuse of a minor, gun violence, child endangerment, suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, explicit language


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Intro Music: ""Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere



If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources:


National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Text or Call 988 

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Comments (4)

Jae Shepard

What does "altered" mean? I know the definition, but I must've missed what it means here, because she keeps repeating it. 🤔

May 7th
Reply (1)

Emily Barker

I've lived in Zebulon my entire life. I'm glad she has her entire life too.

May 2nd
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276: What if you left your kids held hostage?

276: What if you left your kids held hostage?