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Sadie Sutton is a 17-year-old high school senior from the Bay Area. After receiving a year and a half of intensive treatment for severe depression and anxiety, she was inspired to share her story with fellow teens going through their own personal growth. She started She Persisted (formerly Nevertheless, She Persisted) in 2019 and has accumulated over 45 episodes reaching over 10,000 montly listeners. Sadie conducts impactful and inspirational interviews with subject matter experts, fellow teenagers, and social media personalities to break down the stigma surrounding mental health and inspire teens to create their life worth living. Sadie's episodes offer self-improvement tips, DBT education, and vulnerable personal experiences, making it a show for anyone struggling or interested in mental health. Sadie is an incoming psych major at the University of Pennsylvania and hopes to pursue a career in clinical psychology to further her impact in the mental health field.