Gunhee’s life journey is marked by resilience, determination, and an unwavering pursuit of redemption. Growing up as a first-generation American Korean in Santa Clarita, California, he faced unique challenges, battling depression from a young age and never truly feeling safe. His story takes a pivotal turn when he encounters addiction, recognizing his struggles and the need for help at a remarkably early stage.
Gunhee’s remarkable path to recovery is a testament to his courage and the extraordinary strength it takes to overcome addiction and shame. He found the strength to get clean and sober at a young age and discovered the transformative power of gratitude. His story serves as an inspiration to those grappling with addiction, seeking hope, or simply looking for a tale of triumph over adversity.
In his episode on the Hell Has an Exit Podcast, Gunhee candidly shares his deeply personal experiences, offering valuable insights and motivation to anyone on a journey of recovery or self-discovery. His willingness to open up about his struggles, pivotal moments of clarity, and the support that ultimately led to his redemption makes him a beacon of hope for others facing similar challenges. Gunhee’s story reminds us all of the human spirit’s capacity to overcome even the darkest of circumstances, emerging stronger, wiser, and filled with gratitude. With four years of sobriety under his belt, Gunhee’s journey is a testament to the power of transformation and the potential for redemption in the face of adversity.
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Hell Has an Exit Podcast is a display of resilience of the human spirit. Our host Teddy Tarantino 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 Teddy has dedicated much of his life helping other addicts find the Exit. On this show Teddy interviews individuals who have fought similar battles- emotionally raw, vulnerable and uncut.