Kevin Barhydt - Adoption & Addiction (Part One)
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Kevin Barhydt is an adoptee living in New York who wrote a memoir about his adoption, childhood sexual abuse, addiction and recovery called 'Dear Stephen Michael's Mother'. By the age of 20, Kevin had succumbed to a suicidal lifestyle of drug dealing and prostitution. At age 45, and after many years of recovery, he began a painful journey to uncover his origins and the hopeful search for his mother. In this first episode of a two-part series on adoption and addiction series, Jo talks to Kevin about his personal story and memoir. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. For more information go to
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