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The Florida Writer Podcast

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Sep 30, 2023

Jamie Blaine and Vicky Lanzone became friends after Vicky signed up for an online marriage support site. The story unfolds when, late one night, Vicky writes that the weight is too heavy and each day is a battle to survive. She admits there are pills and the note is written.

Jamie replies: Instead of ending your life, why not try changing it first? What do you really have to lose?

Florida Writer Podcast host Alison Nissen chats with Jamie and Vicky about their woven memoir about finding hope in strange places. 

Vicky Lanzone is Program Manager for Street Life Ministries in Bay Area, California. She sometimes dreams of a career as a stand-up comedian.
Jamie Blaine is the author of Midnight Jesus and Mercy Never Sleeps, and his writing has been featured in publications around the world. He is a USA Today, Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author.
Raw, real, funny and ultimately redemptive, Life is Crazy & We’re All Going to Die offers a view of humanity beyond social justice, past denominations, deeper than the platforms, political causes or lines that divide us.