I'm grateful that I get to do this as a career.
Usually, when someone gets free, I can hear it. Their voices get clearer, stronger, joyful. They're alive and lit up about life in a way most people aren't. Getting to experience that? It's better than any drug.
And it's weird. It's weird that I get to say that's what I do.
Weird that what I'd consider the darkest parts of my life, led me here.