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'They Are Us,' Part 6: I Can Be Well

Leslie Nelson sits in front of a wall, looking at the camera. Posters are hung up behind.
Barbara Heilman
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Leslie Nelson is a START team leader with Howard Center. We hear from Nelson in this installment of "They Are Us."

Leslie Nelson has heard voices for as long as she can remember. She sees things other people don’t see. This is a conversation about what it’s like to be normal, from Leslie’s point of view, and the incredible power of finding people like herself to talk with about their normal lives with mental illness.

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

Featuring:

  • Leslie Nelson, START Team Leader, Howard Center

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Aired Friday, Nov. 16 at 5:44 p.m.

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

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