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Mental Health Awareness Month: Honoring Naomi Judd

  Wynnona and Ashley Judd shared this heartbreaking statement of their mother's passing, "Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness. We are shattered. We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her public. We are in unknown territory." In 2016, Naomi Judd released a memoir that shared her battle with mental illness. And just a day before  the Judds were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and before the first day of Mental Health Awareness Month, Ms. Judd took her own life.  Naomi describes in her book the "boulder-like weight of my severe treatment-resistant depression and terrifying panic attacks."  During the induction ceremony, Ashleys Judd said,  "I’m sorry that she couldn’t hang on until today," as she and Wynonna recited Psalm 23 in tears with the latter saying,  "Though my heart is broken I will continue to sing." In Naomi &

Family is "Unforgettable"

As we gear up for the holidays we wanted to share two family stories worth streaming. So grab some hot cocoa, curl up on the couch with your loved ones, and start with Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story . Follow Natalie Cole and the  legacy of her father the late great Nat King Cole whose absence fueled her triumph over drug addiction, paved a path to resilience, and the duet that reignited a remarkable comeback. The legendary Robert Townsend directed the true story. In Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge , Ashley Judd, narrates the true story of the illustrious Judd family. Starting with Naomi's struggles as a single mother in 1960s in Kentucky, we follow the trio of Judds as they fight to achieve their dreams. Along the path to musical stardom for Naomi and Wynona, they're faced with struggles and familial tensions all the while tracking Ashley's battles with isolation and loneliness, feeling like an outsider. The family drama stars Kathleen York, Viveka