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Sleepers

Genre: Lifestyle

Survivors of addiction recount their darkest moments and unlikely comebacks told using candid interviews.

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Episodes

Episode 1

Stewart Pollock shares his humbling and cautionary life story as a heroin addict while managing bands like Teenage Head, teaching art in China, and founding SPIN Gallery, a cultural institution that helped revitalize Toronto’s Queen West.

Episode 2

Tom Wilson is a renowned indigenous musician, author, and artist who never felt as though he belonged. Tom found identity through music and in the drug culture that came with it. Recounting his fall from grace and successful battle with addiction, Tom must face a secret that has haunted him for his entire life.

Episode 3

Emily O’Brien is an ambitious, middle-class, social media entrepreneur turned-drug smuggler. After attempting to transport two-kilos of cocaine from St. Lucia to Canada with her former boyfriend, Emily landed herself in federal prison where she was forced to reassess her life goals and discovered a greater mission.

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