Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

A mother-daughter journey from Hollywood to heroin to healing

From a young age, Sarah Spier seemed destined for success. At 18 years old, she landed a job as a film specialist for the Academy Award-winning movie, No Country for Old Men. But her Hollywood dreams quickly turned into a nightmare of heroin addiction. Sarah fell in love with a drug dealer, thinking it was a modern-day Romeo and Juliet tale. No one could pull her away from him or her addiction.

However, her mother’s love and determination saved Sarah’s life, not once, but twice. Join us for a heart-wrenching story as we sit down with Sarah and her mom, Cary, and learn about a mother’s unwavering love and how addiction can affect anyone.

Sarah also helps others suffering from substance use disorders through her organization Follow the Poppy. You can find details about her mission here.

  • Sarah and Cary Spier speaking out and sharing their story.

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