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Blake Friis
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Toughness and depression are not mutually exclusive, and it's dangerous to state otherwise.

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A piece I wrote about how sports can set kids up for success in other areas.

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Here's a story I wrote about an old bully named Grief, and what he's taught me about myself.

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Had a great chat with Marcia Epstein on her podcast Talk With ME. We covered a lot of heavy ground - mental health and suicide prevention - but had a lot of fun doing it.

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I am performing my one-man show Mama's Boy (with live, original music by Ryan Atkinson) THIS MONTH at KC Fringe Festival. There are three chances to catch it. I promise it'll be worth your time.

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Thankful
Ah, Thanksgiving. The day I’m most embarrassed by what an ungrateful
piece of shit I am most of the time. I have a wife that’s too pretty to be with me, but pout because
I want her to be more enthusiastic about having sex with me – which she does
regularly ...

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National Suicide Prevention Week is almost over, but the fight to #StopSuicide is not. Let's work together to stop the stigma. 

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It's National Suicide Prevention Week. Here is my story. Your voice is your power. Share your stories and begin the healing. 

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Glory Days? Not exactly, but here is a story from my insecure high school baseball days. Enjoy.

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The Greater KC Out of the Darkness Community Walk is October 3rd. If you're in or near KC and want to walk, our team would love to have you!
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