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In this week’s quilt episode, Karen and Georgia cover serial killer Lavinia Fisher and murderer Byron David Smith.

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This Is Actually Happening
This Is Actually Happening
Wondery
175: Happenings Vol 3: This Is America – What if you had their knee on your neck?
“They were there to remind me who I was in the world, and it hurt too much on the inside, being hurt on the outside didn’t matter as much.”   Producer: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits   Episode Summary: A man’s rage grows after growing up with racism and abuse, leading to transformative encounters with brutality, violence and ultimately, inner strength.   Social Media: Instagram: @actuallyhappening Website: www.thisisactuallyhappening.com   Andrew Waits: http://andrdewwaits.com/   Support the Show: Support The Show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/happening   Engage with the Community: Join the This Is Actually Happening Discussion Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/201783687561039/   Shop at the Store: The This Is Actually Happening online store is now officially open. Follow this link www.actuallyhappeningstore.com to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop.    Content/Trigger Warnings: racism, racially charged language, violence, police brutality, explicit language   Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper Music Bed: “Cylinder Four/Cylinder Five” – Chris Zabriskie   Services If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255  National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Crisis Text Line: Within the US, text HOME to 741741
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Criminal
Criminal
Criminal & Radiotopia
Episode 156: Sister Helen
In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean was invited to write a letter to a man on death row named Elmo Patrick Sonnier. She told us, "I thought that all I was going to be doing was writing letters. And lo and behold, two years later, I am in that execution chamber." She's now 81, and has been present at the executions of six men. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven’t already, please review us on Apple Podcasts! It’s an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our newsletter, The Accomplice. If you’d like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: * AMC Acorn TV Try Acorn TV free for 30 days, by going to Acorn.tv and use promo code criminal. * Article article is offering our listeners $50 off their first purchase of $100 or more. to claim, visit article.com/criminal and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. * Better Help Get 10% off your first month with discount code criminal at BetterHelp.com/criminals * Progressive Get your quote online at Progressive.com and see how much you could be saving * Simplisafe Visit SimpliSafe.com/criminal to get a free camera plus SimpliSafe’s holiday savings. * Squarespace Try Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. * Sun Basket $35 off your order when you go right now to sunbasket.com/criminal and enter promo code criminal at checkout. * Ziprecruiter See for yourself how ZipRecruiter makes hiring faster and easier. Try it now for free at ZipRecruiter.com/criminal.
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