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S01 E07 – Walk in My Shoes


J.R. and Kelsey reflect on alone time and finding the space for self-acceptance.


  1. Chasing the Sunset: A man with autism and bi-polar disorder gives a peek inside of his mind and explores a friendship that helped him discover that no challenge in life is too difficult to overcome. Shannon Brown’s story as told to Jamie Reese from “Facing Disabilities in East Central Indiana.” Performed by Brian Meekin.
  2. Breaking a Mold that Shouldn’t Exist: A college student decides that self-love is more important than letting other people define her worth. Elizabeth’s story as told to Morgan McGrath from “Facing Perfection at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.” Performed by Angie Rogers-Howell.

Music used in this episode

  • “Warm” by Cambo. Licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License. From the Free Music Archive.
  • “Finger Cut” by Vernon Lenoir. Licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0) License. From the Free Music Archive.

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