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There is something I witnessed the year I left high school. It’s been more than 20 years now since I resolved to forget it forever. And, in many ways, I did forget. Until now.It has taken me this long to stand up to him. Now, I must stop him. Until I have managed to right this great wrong, it will be the only story of my life – how someone told me a lie about myself, and how I believed it.I’m Deon Wiggett, and this is my only story.My Only Story is a podcast and a live investigation.

There is something I witnessed the year I left high school. It’s been more than 20 years now since I resolved to forget it forever. And, in many ways, I did forget. Until now.It has taken me this long to stand up to him. Now, I must stop him. Until I have managed to right this great wrong, it will be the only story of my life – how someone told me a lie about myself, and how I believed it.I’m Deon Wiggett, and this is my only story.My Only Story is a podcast and a live investigation.
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South Africa

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There is something I witnessed the year I left high school. It’s been more than 20 years now since I resolved to forget it forever. And, in many ways, I did forget. Until now.It has taken me this long to stand up to him. Now, I must stop him. Until I have managed to right this great wrong, it will be the only story of my life – how someone told me a lie about myself, and how I believed it.I’m Deon Wiggett, and this is my only story.My Only Story is a podcast and a live investigation.

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English

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+27832587526


Episodes

Ep 4. The Departures

11/27/2019
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The seven missing years draw to a close when a bullfrog plague hits global media titan Naspers – and me too. TRIGGER WARNING. If anything comes up for you while listening to this episode, there are plenty of resources at MyOnlyStory.org. Please, please talk to someone. If you're in South Africa, you can always, always phone SADAG on 0800 456 789. You deserve to be heard. Support the show

Duration:00:53:49

Ep 3. For All We Know

11/20/2019
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"I can tell you everything," he said, and he wasn't kidding. Outside a Thai restaurant in 2019, Ben remembers a winter's night from 1990 and tells me what he saw. TRIGGER WARNING. If anything comes up for you while listening to this episode, there are plenty of resources at MyOnlyStory.org. Please, please talk to someone. If you're in South Africa, you can always, always phone SADAG on 0800 456 789. You deserve to be heard. Support the show

Duration:00:36:00

Ep 2. The Grey Gentleman

11/13/2019
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On Jimmy's LinkedIn profile, you may have been struck by a strange gap: the seven missing years between his graduation and the "start" of his working life. Luckily, I know more than LinkedIn: I know where he was. Well, so I thought, until I talked my way into the archives of a famous high school. TRIGGER WARNING. If anything comes up for you while listening to this episode, there are plenty of resources at MyOnlyStory.org. Please, please talk to someone. If you're in South Africa, you can...

Duration:00:34:23

Ep 1. Something I Saw

11/6/2019
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Two years ago, the bottom fell out of my life and my youth. I found myself back in 1997, back in Cape Town. I was a 17-year-old boy again, and I was seeing something that I almost managed to forget. But first, someone had to die. “At one time in my life I might have had any number of stories, but now there is no other. This is the only story I will ever be able to tell.” (Donna Tartt) TRIGGER WARNING. If anything comes up for you while listening to this episode, there are plenty of...

Duration:00:34:07

Introducing My Only Story

10/28/2019
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There is something I witnessed the year I left high school. It has been more than 20 years since I resolved to forget it forever. And I did. Until now. This is a podcast and a live investigation. Join me in November 2019 as I dig into the past to try to stop a terrible crime being committed in December. "At one time in my life, I might have had any number of stories, but now there is no other. This is the only story I will ever be able to tell." -- Donna Tartt Support the show

Duration:00:01:27