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“Addiction, Recovery, & My Sons Leukemia Battle” ft. David P.

“Addiction, Recovery, & My Sons Leukemia Battle” ft. David P.

“Episode 154: David P. Opens Up about Baseball, Substance Abuse, and His Son’s Battling Leukemia with Unwavering Resilience”

Welcome to Episode 154 with special guest David P, as he opens up about his upbringing, his early success in baseball, and the downward spiral fueled by substance abuse.


David reflects on his adolescent years, marked by achievements in baseball but also by a longing for acceptance and struggles with insecurity. He candidly discusses how his experimentation with drugs, initially starting with marijuana, escalated to include Xanax, alcohol, and theft. David’s recounting of his experiences under the influence of Xanax paints a vivid picture of the loss of inhibition and the dangerous thrill-seeking behavior that ensued.


Despite the challenges he has faced, David’s resilience shines through as he reflects on his journey and the ongoing battle to overcome his demons.


In this heart-wrenching episode  David opens up about his emotional journey with his son, Jackson’s diagnosis and battle with Leukemia. 


Despite the challenges, David finds solace in the resilience of Jackson and other children battling similar struggles. He reflects on the lessons learned through adversity and the unwavering support that has carried him through the darkest moments.


This episode serves as a poignant reminder of the fragility of life, the strength found in adversity, and the enduring power of love and resilience in the face of unimaginable hardship.

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Hell Has an Exit Podcast is a display of resilience of the human spirit. Our host Bryan Alzate was addicted at the age of 14. Lost and suicidal he found his own exit in hell by getting clean at 17 and involvement in a 12 step program. Since then Bryan has dedicated much of his life helping other addicts find the Exit. On this show Bryan interviews individuals who have fought similar battles- emotionally raw, vulnerable and uncut.