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This Is Actually Happening
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do?   This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with ad-free episodes and exclusive past...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 8,540 ratings
One of my favorite podcasts
Always a fascinating true story narrated by the author.
Kkaoddjs1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/24/22
Mixed Bag for Me
Some of the stories are fascinating, though 90% of the story tellers are clearly complete narcissists. Most storied have some depth but occasionally I’m like “Oh my God the whining” Once you get to a certain age, most of us have been through something. Not all traumas deserve an hour long public...Read full review »
Sara B43 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/23/22
Shocking & amazing.
This show is not for everyone. Some of the subjects are very hard to hear about, but they always give trigger warnings before the show. The production value is near zero, but I do not mean that in a bad way. It is simply the subject talking about their life, no sound effects, no music, just...Read full review »
Jason Simpson via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/22/22
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