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Episode Info:

Charis Hill is a professionally disabled writer, speaker and model living with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Charis talks about how they have to rely on food stamps and Medicare while living on $12,000 a year, why they had to do things like keep cash on hand when going through the homebuying process, and why Charis feels lucky despite the many systemic barriers stacked against them.

Stick around to the end of the episode where I’ll distill some takeaways including some insights into the housing situation for lower income residents in the U.S.


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*theme music by Donovan Dorrance

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