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My Drug Dealer Brought Me To God
Coming Fall 2021

How a Self Hating LGBTQ Addict found God, Self Love, and Self Acceptance

How My Story Helps People

Storytelling has been known to have significant impacts on not only the one sharing their story, but it also breaks down barriers and creates a vast amount of connection. My intense hope is that through my story others will be able to find connections within the recovery, spirituality, and LGBTQ+ communities. Ultimately, leading to them sharing their stories. As my drug dealer shared her story with me, she had no idea the impact she would make within my life in that moment. We all have a story and that story has the potential to ripple out and help other people. These ripples make this world so much more connected and a much smaller (and more beautiful) place.

ate an overall healthier life.

Media Types/Tools

Initial recordings were created with roughly 45 chapters that span and length of 15 hours of unedited and hyper-raw material. This material is meant to be listened to in it’s raw and authentic form, similar to a podcast. You hear me laugh, cry, and can almost hear me smile. I started the initial process of working with a ghostwriter/editor. Fern believes that once these audio clips are transformed into a written memoir they have the ability to touch even more peoples hearts and lives. This memoir would then be put in a published book form, e-book, and audiobook narrated by myself. A workbook will accompany the book/e-book/audiobook encourage journaling of initial thoughts and ah-ha moments while outlining key concepts. The workbook will be structured for individual reflection, one-on-one, or group work.