Silent Waves

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Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Silent Waves tells one true story led by 25 year old Raquel O’Brien, as she attempts to liberate herself from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and a father with a dark secret.

To do so, she has raw, honest and open conversations with her family about the cataclysmic circumstances of their story for the first time... and all on tape.

What emerges is a larger story as her previously fractured family, emboldened by being interviewed, find the freedom to confront their conflicting versions of the ev

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Rage lingers as a constant reminder of the trauma of Raquel’s childhood. She recognises that she is perpetuating a cycle of abuse, but before she can break it, she must face her dark side.
Raquel is reacquainted with Glenn, her father’s foster son from a previous marriage. He sheds light on the cycles at play in Ralph’s life. Raquel is plagued by the extremes of her father’s duality and battles to reconcile with who she thought he was, and who he turned out to be.
Gabriel, the eldest child, wakes from a dream and calls each member of his family. He knew Ralph’s biggest secret. Four years go by and Raquel and Gabriel speak about it again for the first time. In a quest to find out more, Raquel begins excavating her father’s past.

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Courtney reviewed this podcast on Jul 7th, 2018
"A truly powerful and courageous podcast "
 

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Podcast Details
Started
May 31st, 2018
Latest Episode
Aug 21st, 2018
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
8
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
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