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Jared Weeks

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Jared Weeks is the co-founder of the band Saving Abel. He shares his story of trauma, addiction, and recovery and how unconditional love and forgiveness helped him grow.

On this episode, Jared talks to Matt about:

  • His experiences growing up in a small southern town and the trauma he faced including being molested as a child
  • Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and the role it played in his life
  • His first experiences with alcohol and pills, and how he hit rock bottom
  • The importance of taking responsibility for his actions and making the decision to change
  • Finding support and unconditional love from his wife, and learning to forgive and love himself
  • The joy and motivation he found from becoming a parent and experiencing unconditional love from his children
  • Believing in yourself and the power of faith

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About Jared Weeks

Mississippi's Jared Weeks is powerful, rock-oriented singer who first came to the public's attention as the lead singer of the post-grunge outfit Saving Abel. A native of Corinth, Mississippi, Weeks co-founded Saving Abel with guitarist Jason Null in 2004. After ten years and three albums with the band, Weeks announced in 2013 that he had parted ways with Saving Abel to pursue a solo career. Also around this time, he briefly stepped in to sing for Oklahoma's Hinder on several tour dates while Hinder vocalist Austin Winkler completed rehab. Weeks released his debut solo album “Brand New Me.”

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