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  • Writer's pictureNeil Parekh

Unspoken: Conversations with Candace (Guest: Shawn Hittman)

Updated: Jul 24, 2023

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Season 3 of Unspoken: Conversations with Candace is dedicated to male survivors of sexual abuse.

Candace Sanchez is the Host. I was the guest on the first episode and am the co-host for the rest of the season. Shawn Hittman is the guest for Episode 7.

The audio podcast is already out if you would prefer to listen to the show. Click here and scroll down for links to listen.

I am helping to produce the season with the support of Digimentors (pro bono). Click here for more on my story. | Click here to watch my interview.


Breaking Through Shame to Find Freedom with Shawn Hittman

Can speaking your truth save your life? Candace Sanchez and Neil Parekh are joined by special guest Shawn Hittman. Shawn, a finance professional who is a survivor and thriver, shares his courageous journey of healing. Through heartfelt anecdotes, Shawn paints a vivid picture of his childhood innocence and the impact of abuse that unfolded.

Discover how Shawn's healing journey at the Aurora Healing Center became a pivotal moment in his life, leading him to co-write the inspiring book, "Healing Happens." Shawn's resilience and recognition as a Thrive Award Honoree at the Hope Shining Blue event demonstrates his extraordinary strength.

Listen as Shawn shares his insights on the power of vulnerability and the importance of forgiveness in the recovery process. Find out how Shawn's support system, including his girlfriend and sister, played a crucial role in his healing journey. Tune in to this episode which is a testament to the transformative power of storytelling and the immense strength found in community.

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