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Finding purpose in life after accidentally killing someone

When you accidentally kill someone, there are almost no resources on the planet for how to move forward with your life. Hear from one woman who found a way.

Plus, hear how a novelist found a path to peace by writing a memoir about the accidental death he was involved in.

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  • Darin Strauss is the author of many books, including the memoir, Half A Life, about life during and after accidentally killing a classmate a few weeks before finishing high school
  • Maryann Gray is a social psychologist and educator. As a result of an accident in which an 8-year-old boy ran in front of her car and was killed, she began Accidental Impacts, a website for those who have accidentally seriously hurt or killed someone.

Jessica Severin de Martinez and Catie Talarski contributed to this show.

Chion Wolf is the host of Audacious with Chion Wolf on Connecticut Public, featuring conversations with people who have uncommon or misunderstood experiences, conditions, or professions.
Jessica Severin de Martinez is a producer for Audacious with Chion Wolf.
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.