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‘Write it out’: healing addiction through poetry

Clip: 11/28/2021 | 7m 39s

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Donald Prince is a counselor and the former Executive Director of the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation. In this first-person story, he shares past experiences with violence, justice, and addiction. Being a father and writing poetry were crucial steps towards healing. Part of a series told by Indigenous people from Yellowknife, Canada, in partnership with the Global Reporting Centre.

Aired: 11/28/21 | Rating: NR

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