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"The one that wins is the one you feed the most"
Producer: Whit Missildine
Episode Summary Emerging from an extremely chaotic childhood, a man explores his own psychological unraveling and how family patterns repeat themselves
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Content/Trigger Warnings: explicit language, mental illness, domestic abuse, and substance abuse
Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper
Music Bed: "Water" – Johannes Welsch
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