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'They Are Us,' Part 1: Sarah

Sarah Holland standing outside.
Erica Heilman
Sarah Holland is the owner of River's Bend Design. She shared her story about living with major depression for VPR's "They Are Us" series.

In her early thirties, Sarah Holland started suffering from major depression, the result of childhood sexual trauma. In the years that followed, she lost her job and her family. This is the story of her struggle — and her recovery from major depression.

Listen to the full episode above. Have feedback or a story to share? You can leave a comment on our main series page.


  • Sarah Holland, owner of River's Bend Design


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Aired on VPR on Monday, Nov. 12 at 5:44 p.m. 

Music for the series used with permission by Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Esmerine.

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