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Hear Dave's story

Dave's story of holding on to hope through depression and long term pain

About the episode

Anyone who’s lived with constant severe pain, knows how bleak life can look as a result. Jaw surgery and a back injury left Dave Peters in agony while a series of psychological traumas sent him spiraling into depression. 

However, Dave found meaning in life after using his experiences to help others who were also struggling through depression. And he found connection through hugs, horror movies and a very sociable dog!

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Rear view of a young girl on fathers shoulders