Kristian C Libman

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The Music That Has Helped Me Battle Depression

I am what is referred to as a F33.2. On the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, this means that I have recurrent, severe depressive disorder without psychotic symptoms. It means that my depression comes from a place that is hard to climb out of, that alienates......
Miranda Lambert; Credit: Randee St. Nicholas

Five Country Artists That Liberals Would Actually Like

Ask someone of a liberal political persuasion what they think about modern country music, and they may well spit at you.  Long gone are blue state-copacetic country heroes like Loretta Lynn and Johnny Cash, and now that the Dixie Chicks are no longer a force, most Obama fans have no......
Tim McGraw; Credit: Courtesy of the artist

Why My Dad Wants Tim McGraw Played At His Funeral

I went sky divin' I went rocky mountain climbin' I went 2.7 seconds on a bull name Fu Manchu And I loved deeper And I spoke sweeter -Tim McGraw, "Live Like You Were Dying" It was a normal Thursday afternoon about ten years ago. My dad was driving me home......
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