Tangentially Speaking

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175 - Charles Johnston (former Mormon/Eagle Scout/heroin addict/drug counselor)

Charles was raised as a Mormon, became an Eagle Scout, went to Japan for a while, and then began exploring various consciousness-altering substances. He eventually stumbled into a heroin addiction. From there, things took a dark turn for a while. He now works helping others find their way back. Download this episode.

Crossroads (where Charles works now).

Music: "Watermelons," from Suffer Well, by Simon van Gend Band. Unnamed song, by Colin Craveiro (Sail Cassidy Project, upcoming), and "Nostalgia," by James Thomas, from Before the Light.