Hosted By: David Fuchs, Curtis Gilbert and Jessica Miller
Produced By: KUER, The Salt Lake Tribune and APM Reports
Sent Away is a documentary podcast that tells the stories of people who were sent away to boarding schools, reform schools, and other institutions as children. The hosts, David Fuchs, Curtis Gilbert, and Jessica Miller, were all sent away themselves, and they use their own experiences to shed light on the often dark and disturbing world of institutional care.
The podcast features interviews with a wide range of people who were sent away, including survivors of abuse and neglect, as well as those who had positive experiences. Fuchs, Gilbert, and Miller also explore the history and culture of institutional care, and they examine the impact that it can have on people’s lives.
David Fuchs is a writer, producer, and activist who was sent away to a reform school at the age of 12. He is the co-founder of the Sent Away Movement, a nonprofit organization that advocates for survivors of institutional abuse.
Curtis Gilbert is a filmmaker and podcaster who was sent away to a boarding school at the age of 13. He is the co-founder of the Sent Away Movement, and he has produced several documentaries about institutional care.
Jessica Miller is a writer, producer, and survivor of institutional abuse. She is the co-founder of the Sent Away Movement, and she is passionate about sharing her story to help others.
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