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Kemp Powers

The Past Wasn’t Done With Me

Added: Aug 13, 2013

Recorded: Jul 11, 2012

A man comes to terms with a personal tragedy caused by a gun.



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Kemp talks about growing up with the guilt after the incident in this web exclusive interview with The Moth’s Curatorial Producer, Meg Bowles.

Behind The Stories: Kemp Powers on The Moth by mothstories

You can read more about Kemp’s life before and after in The Shooting, available as an e-book through Amazon.

All photos courtesy of Kemp Powers.

Kemp as a baby.

Kemp and his kids, Mingus and Mackenzie.