S1 – E4: Tough Love

Writing Our Way Out: The Podcast Episode 3: Mother Love

Welcome to Writing Our Way Out, the Podcast. This is the show about writing your way toward the true core of life. This show is based on the writing workshops that Prof. David Coogan has been teaching at the Richmond City Jail for close to fifteen years now, often with college students from Virginia Commonwealth University.

How do you recover from the psychological wounds caused by physical abuse?  Dean knew he was going to get a beating that day. But when his mother came at him with a pair of scissors and began stabbing him, the pain went much deeper than the blade.

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This show is taped in Richmond, Virginia and hosted by David Coogan. The theme music is by Chris Coogan. The show is produced by Robb Crocker. The executive producer is David Coogan.

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