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This Is Actually Happening

Whit Missildine/Wondery

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This Is Actually Happening

This Is Actually Happening

Whit Missildine/Wondery

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The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen. 

Latest Episodes

Rebroadcast - #93: What if you witnessed the limits of human suffering?

EA Yale student moves to Congo to pursue his journalistic dreams and finds an ignored world of people suffering under war and dictatorship whose stories never make the news

42 MIN1 w ago
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Rebroadcast - #93: What if you witnessed the limits of human suffering?

What if you couldn't tell anyone?

EA young black girl born to a drug-addicted mother is adopted by white, middle-class parents, only to face more sinister taboos as she becomes a stranger within her own family.

51 MIN3 w ago
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What if you couldn't tell anyone?

What if you swallowed 48 bags of cocaine?

EA young man looking for a quick way to get rid of student loan debt gambles with his life and nearly pays the ultimate price

45 MINJUN 2
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What if you swallowed 48 bags of cocaine?

What if you had to pull the plug?

EA young woman is forced to make a decision about the fate of a father she never knew

48 MINMAY 19
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What if you had to pull the plug?

What if your mom was murdered by a serial killer?

EAfter surviving a family broken by drug addiction and mental illness, a woman finds out her mother’s death was tied to one of the most notorious crimes in American history

46 MINMAY 5
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What if your mom was murdered by a serial killer?

BONUS Episode - Tyson Was Abducted - from What Was That Like podcast

EA man walking through a parking lot one night is jumped by two strangers and thrown into a car with no idea where he's being taken

73 MINAPR 28
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BONUS Episode - Tyson Was Abducted - from What Was That Like podcast

What if you wanted to disappear?

EA young girl’s world is turned upside-down by the early death of her father, but starving herself to cope with the pain becomes a sinister companion

50 MINAPR 21
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What if you wanted to disappear?

What if you were a human shield?

EA man becomes a hero during a horrific act of war only to face the worst of it after he survives.

55 MINAPR 7
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What if you were a human shield?

What if he made you think you were crazy?

EA woman finds respite from childhood anxieties in relationships only to enter a spiral of mental illness and unexplained phenomena.

52 MINMAR 24
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What if he made you think you were crazy?

What if you were trapped in a cycle of abuse?

EA girl straddles many worlds growing up biracial with a single white mother whose new boyfriend brings chaos into a peaceful home.

54 MINMAR 10
Comments
What if you were trapped in a cycle of abuse?

Latest Episodes

Rebroadcast - #93: What if you witnessed the limits of human suffering?

EA Yale student moves to Congo to pursue his journalistic dreams and finds an ignored world of people suffering under war and dictatorship whose stories never make the news

42 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Rebroadcast - #93: What if you witnessed the limits of human suffering?

What if you couldn't tell anyone?

EA young black girl born to a drug-addicted mother is adopted by white, middle-class parents, only to face more sinister taboos as she becomes a stranger within her own family.

51 MIN3 w ago
Comments
What if you couldn't tell anyone?

What if you swallowed 48 bags of cocaine?

EA young man looking for a quick way to get rid of student loan debt gambles with his life and nearly pays the ultimate price

45 MINJUN 2
Comments
What if you swallowed 48 bags of cocaine?

What if you had to pull the plug?

EA young woman is forced to make a decision about the fate of a father she never knew

48 MINMAY 19
Comments
What if you had to pull the plug?

What if your mom was murdered by a serial killer?

EAfter surviving a family broken by drug addiction and mental illness, a woman finds out her mother’s death was tied to one of the most notorious crimes in American history

46 MINMAY 5
Comments
What if your mom was murdered by a serial killer?

BONUS Episode - Tyson Was Abducted - from What Was That Like podcast

EA man walking through a parking lot one night is jumped by two strangers and thrown into a car with no idea where he's being taken

73 MINAPR 28
Comments
BONUS Episode - Tyson Was Abducted - from What Was That Like podcast

What if you wanted to disappear?

EA young girl’s world is turned upside-down by the early death of her father, but starving herself to cope with the pain becomes a sinister companion

50 MINAPR 21
Comments
What if you wanted to disappear?

What if you were a human shield?

EA man becomes a hero during a horrific act of war only to face the worst of it after he survives.

55 MINAPR 7
Comments
What if you were a human shield?

What if he made you think you were crazy?

EA woman finds respite from childhood anxieties in relationships only to enter a spiral of mental illness and unexplained phenomena.

52 MINMAR 24
Comments
What if he made you think you were crazy?

What if you were trapped in a cycle of abuse?

EA girl straddles many worlds growing up biracial with a single white mother whose new boyfriend brings chaos into a peaceful home.

54 MINMAR 10
Comments
What if you were trapped in a cycle of abuse?

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