Podcast: The Singing Cowboyby Megan McChesney
Suffering from debilitating anxiety and depression, as a young man Jock Hume could have fallen through the cracks. Instead, he bought himself a studded shirt and tan boots and carved out a place for himself in the world.
Listen to the full episode from the new podcast series The Lip by journalist Megan McChesney.
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