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Episode 6 - Kurt "Big Boy" Alexander, Radio Host - Films & Series - Life Stories

Episode Summary

Kurt "Big Boy" Alexander, a national radio star for more than thirty years, reveals some hard-learned lessons in this episode of The Thread. He shares the poignant revelation that at only ten years old, his mother and seven siblings were a family of homeless nomads moving from motel to motel. Alexander’s compelling story is one of overcoming struggles with massive weight (“I was a size 8x”), drug dealing and the underlying events that fueled those behaviors. His story, while unique, is eminently relatable to anyone who has ever struggled with adversity. He shares his journey with thoughtful candor and warmth. Kurt Alexander’s deeply personal experiences affirm the importance of prioritizing health and family throughout your life.

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