Episode 12: The Tragedy and Triumph of Kristen Christy
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The Shadows Podcast, Episode 12 Tragedy and Triumph of Kristen Christy is now available at https://www.theshadowspodcast.com/

Kristen is a friend of the show, inspirational speaker, suicide prevention warrior, and the 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year. In this episode, She talks about her upbringing and how her life changed at the age of 15 when she suffered a stroke. As a result, Kristen went from having a promising career in tennis to having to learn how to walk again. She talks about the transition to the University of Texas and meeting her husband, Don. Kristen talks about losing Don to suicide and the rippling effects it had on her entire family. She opens up about the events that led to the disappearance of her oldest son, Ryan. She has provided us the emotion cry for help from her son, Ben on a voice mail he left her on his 20th birthday.

Kristen also celebrates the lives of those she’s loved, getting remarried, becoming 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year, National Survivors Day, and so much more.

National Veterans Vocational Village website: www.NV3Foundation.org

We can all help prevent suicide. If you or someone you know if suffering and needs someone to talk to, please call the Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

To learn more about Kristen please go to: www.KristenChristyLLC.com or contact her at KLChristy@comcast.net

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