This week’s guest is Jesse Thistle, author of the inspiring debut memoir, From the Ashes.

Abandoned by his parents before becoming a high school dropout, Jesse is now a rising Indigenous scholar. His book charts the story of his life on the streets and how Jesse overcame trauma and addiction to discover the truth about who he is.

We talk:

  • Hiding from the police as a toddler
  • Attempting to get killed by his dealer
  • Finding redemption in prison
  • From undergrad to professor in 7 years
  • How recovery happens in loving communities

Jesse’s truly is an incredible story.

From The Ashes – The Book
Jesse’s Website

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