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Episode 18: The Alcoholic formerly known as Prince - Jen Belemu
Jen Belemu shares her amazing story of Recovery. Growing up in a small town in Ohio Jen experienced racism early in her life. As a teenager she was assaulted by 4 men and run over by a vehicle causing her to have a Traumatic Brain Injury. As a result of both physical and emotional pain, Jen sought the comfort in drugs & alcohol. As early as 15 years old, Jen was introduced to Alcoholics Anonymous and after almost 10 years she finally had enough and changed her life. Jen has been clean and sober for over 20 years.
Today Jennifer has a life that centers around helping others. She works with Heartland High School, which focuses on providing a safe place for kids with substance use disorders and addictions to learn. She is the definition of "Doing BIG Things"