Writer and performer Susan Poulin is Franco-American. French is her first language but she only spoke it until she was 4. Although proud of her heritage, she didn’t know a lot about it. Since her 40s she’s been trying to find her identity through relearning her lost language.
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The language around addiction often acts as label rather than a definition for a disease. Rebecca Throop, a mother, wife, runner, marketing executive, lover of pretzels and also a recovering alcoholic, is changing how people talk about addition by introducing 1st-person language in exchange for labels.