40 minutes | Apr 26, 2021

The Guerrera Who Survived a Parent Deportation + the Impacts of Sexual Assault on Body Image + the Truth About Gen Z

!DISCLAIMER!This interview contains discussions on domestic violence, addiction, and parent abandonment. Nothing in this episode is prescriptive. Please skip this episode if you don't feel like you're in the right headspace to consume such heavy topics. No hard feelings, your mental health always comes first. 🖤--THE INTERVIEW--The Guerrera in today's episode is my baby sister who just happens to be 11 years younger than me. The story of my family has been told time and time again but it's always interesting to me to hear the different perspectives around the same story. America talks to us about how having her dad be deported to Mexico impacted her family and her youth. Even after her family was reconciled things at home were still a little broken. We get a glimpse into what it was like for a child who understood her fathers alcoholism -- but still prayed every night for God to take his addiction away. --If you feel like you need help with a substance abuse addiction please click the link below. This link will provide you with a helpline number and a FAQ page with most common questions:https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helplineFor assistance with domestic violence please click the link below. The link will provide you with the option to chat or call the helpline:https://www.thehotline.org/If you need resources that involve family separation please use the link below: https://justiceforimmigrants.org/what-we-are-working-on/immigrant-detention/family-separation/--Get involved with the podcast @fearlessfriendsclub on Instagram & TikTok. You can also follow the facebook page to keep yourself more involved!
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