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Michel Varisco

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6. Michel Varisco gets real about caretaking and ALS...(but please don't call her a saint)

All The Wiser

Part 2 of 2. Mom, wife and artist Michel Varisco, walks us through the day of her husband Steve Gleason's terminal diagnosis, finding out she was pregnant a month later and what it was like to watch a documentary about her life in a packed theater at Sundance Film Festival. She opens up about the pressure of living up to false expectations, the realities of life as a full time caretaker, their decision to have a second child and how her darkest days inspired her work as an artist.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

15 May 2019