Episode 48 - The Heartbreaking Story of Carol Coronado & Internet Contests Gone Wrong

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By Amber Clifton & Erika Petersen, Amber Clifton, and Erika Petersen. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this weeks episode, Amber covers the heart wrenching story of Carol Coronado. Carol was overwhelmed with three babies at home. While her friends and family knew that she was stressed out and stretched thin, what the failed to notice was that Carol was suffering from postpartum psychosis. This is a story about the pressures and the stigmas that are placed on mothers and a justice system that failed a sick young woman.
Amber pulled her sources from:
Murderpedia.org
www.losangeles.cbslocal.com “Torrance woman sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing her 3 young daughters” 2-1-16
www.kqed.org “she killed her children. Can we forgive her?” April Dembosky 2-6-20
Documentary “Not Carol” Directed by Eamon Harrington and John Watkin
www.vice.com “A psychiatrist told us why patient killed her children” Melissa Pandika 5-1-18
Then Erika talks about internet contests that went very wrong; from an endangered whale naming contest to contests having to do with singers Pitbull, Bieber, Swift and Durst. A few vessels that were very poorly named but still funny none the less, and the one about the little girl who could have been named after a demonic octopus-headed creature. Listen in while Erika tries to relay the stories to Amber without giggling and possibly spitting out her wine!
Erika pulled her sources from:
www.gazettereview.comTop 10 Internet Competitions That Went Wrong / Steve Dawson / May 25, 2017
www.mentalfloss.com/ Beyond Boaty McBoatFace: 9 Public Naming Contests That Ended Badly / Emily Petsko / May 30, 2018
www.goliath.com / 10 Naming Contests That Failed Hilariously / Wes Walcott

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