Sofiya Alexandra - Mania, Communism, Surviving Cancer & #MeToo

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The writer (Danger & Eggs) standup (Comedy Central: This is Not Happening) & podcaster (Reality Bytes) shares about her childhood under communism in the Ukraine, her battles with bipolar (loving the mania), surviving cancer and how to help or talk to someone with it and how all of us can help the #MeToo movement, especially powerful people who caused harm.

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More About Our Guest

Sofiya's twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSofiya

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/THESOFIYA/

Her website: http://www.sofiyaalexandra.com

And here's a link to her breast cancer "manifesto": http://thesofiya.tumblr.com/post/150330844150/cancermanifesto

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