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What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.
“People say you should always trust your gut feelings. But I couldn’t trust my gut feeling and I still can’t to this day, because to me a gut feeling is in turn thinking about hurting somebody else.”
Producer: Whit Missildine
Editor: Nigel Coutinho
Episode Summary: After coming to terms with her identity, a woman develops intrusive thoughts that consume her most important relationships.
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Content/Trigger Warnings: explicit language
Intro Music: ""Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: Ambient Themes by Nigel Coutinho
Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/
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