37: The Job That Takes Over Your Life

37: The Job That Takes Over Your Life

Sep 27, 1996
Radio producer Scott Carrier quit his job at a low moment in his life. His wife left him and took the kids. And he got a job interviewing schizophrenics for some medical researchers. After doing it a while, he began to wonder if he was a schizophrenic himself. And more stories.
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