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Have You Taken Your Meds? video documentary series

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In a desperate effort to heal himself, a mentally ill man explores his life through art, music and poetry to figure out how he went insane and what he can do about it.       I sat down to write a short list of things that bother me...         TRAILER      EPISODE 1 INTRODUCTION TO TAKING MEDS       EPISODE 2      BAD BOBBY DARIN IMPERSONATION      EPISODE 3   FAMILY FIGHTING AND HOMELESSNESS     EPISODE 4   AN IRISH PROVERB     EPISODE 5   FAILURE AS A FATHER     EPISODE...

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sexual violation Jail Party

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I want  to explain what is happening with my sister and why fear makes me behave badly. My expgirlriend mailed in a book that I wrote and they were all impressed. They thought I was famous and gave me respect, respect is a highly honored word in there. They all gathered round and I felt so important. I had never felt important or knew respect. They held a party for me with coffee and some drugs on a piece of paper called a Happy Card, it was either meth amphetamine or Fentynal, They were dealing it in my cell. I...

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Is Art a Competition?

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Is art a competition?   Recently I was condemned for having told another artist she was improving. I guess her husband felt I was being too bold, arrogant and condescending. Of course, none were my intention. I simply thought her paintings were getting better than the last ones I saw and that was a kind way to state it. I was told I could never be an artist of her caliber, that she had been in competitions and won awards. But is art even a competition?  And what does an award winning artist mean? Van Gogh never won awards, Picasso...

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Is Alcoholics Anonymous Composed of Dangerous Criminals?

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  Is Alcoholics Anonymous Composed of Dangerous Criminals?   Shortly after the millennium at my family’s house, there was a knock on the door at nearly midnight. Two members of Alcoholics Anonymous boasting guns showed up delivering legal paperwork for a member who had on several occasions laid hands on me and threatened acts of violence including destruction and murder and frightened the hell out of my two 75 year old parents. They were well known AA members and also a history of violence. I felt they shouldn’t be doing that representing a known spiritual organization. Little did I know....

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