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Despite it All by Madison Alexander-Day

Madison Alexander-Day, a retired senior lecturer and first-time author from Glossop, chronicles her childhood experience of being raised by a parent suffering from Munchausen by Proxy and other mental illnesses. Her memoir ‘Despite It All’ takes a ‘through the eyes of a child’ insight into what can be seen as one of the most deceptive and incomprehensible forms of abuse. Following the book's release, our reporter Aru Mukherjee delves deeper into the author’s life, journey, her mum, and family, and the rarely talked about illness – ‘Munchausen by Proxy’ in this poignant conversation. Madison’s husband, Mike, was also in the conversation.

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  • Despite it All by Madison Alexander-Day

    Tuesday, 23 January 2024

    19 minutes

    Madison Alexander-Day, a retired senior lecturer and first-time author from Glossop, chronicles her childhood experience of being raised by a parent suffering from Munchausen by Proxy and other mental illnesses.

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