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Jiggy Yoon has been through a lot in life. A budding motivational speaker, Jiggy didn’t always have the positive mental attitude she demonstrates today. Born in South Korea, Jiggy immigrated to the US with her family when she was a little girl. In our conversation, she walks us through the challenges she faced as a child, a fire that left her homeless and bouncing from shelter to shelter, her battle with depression that resulted in attempts to take her own life, and she also talks about opening up about her sexuality to her conservative family. Throughout the conversation, Jiggy shares details about the constant conflict she found herself in with her mom. She also talks about forgiveness, and how their relationship was mended just before her mom succumbed to her battle with cancer. This is a conversation about vulnerability and mental health, and how to utilize your story as power to make an impact on the world.
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