Austin Carlile’s Story

Austin Robert Carlile is the former lead vocalist of Attack Attack! and Of Mice & Men. Two of the most influential bands of the last 20 years.

On May 13, 2005, Carlile’s mother died at the age of 38 due to an aneurysm. She also had an undiagnosed Marfan syndrome, a disease Carlile would genetically inherit. Although raised Catholic, Carlile became disillusioned with the religion for a while in the wake of his mother’s sudden death. However, on July 3, 2016, Carlile was baptized and identifies as Christian ever since. Since his time in Costa Rica some visiting ministers prayed for him and the symptoms of his condition subsided where he could again live an active and healthy lifestyle.

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“There is a conversation happening all around us, all the time.  The average American spends eleven hours on a screen each day.  So much noise on all sides can feel exhausting and claustrophobic, but I Am Second was created as a space where we can both listen and be heard.  To date, we’ve released 125 films with over 100 million collective views.  We tell stories through unscripted conversations, short films, and documentary features.  Our stories provoke real world action through practical service projects, digital apps, and relationship-building communities both on and offline.  We are committed to staying in the conversation and moving it toward greater inclusivity, vulnerability, connection and hope. “

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Gregory Eugene

The founder of Divorce The World, Gregory has been writing for Divorce The World since the turn of the millennium.