Manage episode 316510684 series 2975619
January 3, 2022
19. One Man's Journey Honoring His Son Who Died From Binge Drinking
This week’s Move the World podcast guest is Barry Adkins. Barry has shared with tens of thousands of people the dangers of binge drinking, and his experience of losing his 18-year-old son Kevin to alcohol poisoning on the day he moved out on his own. In 2007 Barry set out on an epic 1400-mile journey and walked from Arizona to Montana with his son’s ashes in his backpack. Barry has some advice every young person needs to understand. It can be the difference between life and death. Learn more about the life-saving work Barry has done on his website.
Here are some important moments in the podcast:
At 8:03 Barry talks about how the story of his son should be a wake-up call to every parent out there about what can happen when young people make a mistake.
At 11:03 Barry has heard first-hand how the speech he gives to young people has saved lives.
At 12:37 Barry talks about how he overcame the fear of failure in taking on the 1400-mile walk from Arizona to Montana.
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