Daddy Issues Podcast
Monday, 31 August
In this weeks episode I talk to the unbelievable woman and world class dancer, Asantewa Cotterell.
Having lost her beloved father to suicide at the age of 14, Asantewa has spent the last 16 years not only trying to come to terms with her grief, but also the immense pain that comes from unanswered questions, and the knowledge that her father had clearly thought through this decision to leave her and her family.
Asantewa threw herself into dance, not only as a distraction, but as a way to express herself, and her grief. Asantewa is now one of the worlds most successful backing dancers, having shared the stage with Pharrell Williams, N.E.R.D., Beyone, Cardi B and Lizzo...to name just a few.
This is such an important, poignant and, at times, incredibly funny episode (Asantewa has a wonderfully dark sense of humour), and I can't thank Asantewa enough for sharing her story, which was driven by the fact that she hopes that in doing so, she may help someone else who has had a similar experience.
We love you Asantewa.
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Created | Hosted | Produced by Angharad George-Carey
Mastered and Compressed | by Worgie Productions
Music | by Julietta
Angharad George-Carey @angharadgeorgecarey
Asantewa Cotterell @asantewa
Daddy Issues Podcast @thedaddyissuespodcast
If you'd like to seek guidance and support for any issues raised in the episodes there are three websites we would recommend depending on your individual needs:
www.juliasamuel.co.uk JULIA SAMUEL MBE
www.blackmindsmatteruk.com BLACK MINDS MATTER
www.griefuntangled.com GREIF UNTANGLED
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