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Feb 11, 2020

Tune in for this special Season 3 bonus podcast when journalist Ali Pattillo joins the program to discuss her recent article regarding wildland firefighter mental health with host Charlie Palmer and cohost Brent Ruby.

 

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/wildland-firefighters-are-burning-out

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