Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

Woman’s husband and son both die of overdose 2O years apart to the day

Maura Jamie thought she had experienced the worst loss of her life when her 25-year-old husband died in 2001 from a heroin overdose. Ironically, on the 20th anniversary of her husband’s death, Maura lost their 22-year-old son Carter to fentanyl poisoning.

Maura also battled her own substance use disorder for nearly two decades. In this episode of Grieving Out Loud, your host, Angela Kennecke, talked with Maura about how the drug epidemic has shattered her life in unimaginable ways. 

  • Maura and her husband Chris who died from overdose
  • Maura's husband, Chris, who died from overdose
  • Chris and Carter both died from overdose
  • Carter
  • Maura and Carter
  • Carter
  • Maura and Carter
  • Maura in D.C. advocating for overdose