“I blamed myself”.

Listen as Samuel Taylor and his mother reflect on her struggles to come to terms with Samuel being gay in this storycorps podcast.

Samuel Taylor and Connie Casey

References:

StoryCorps. (2013, June 28). Samuel Taylor and Connie Casey [Audio podcast]. https://storycorps.org/listen/samuel-taylor-and-connie-casey/

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