Al Rae on Facebook Mea Culpas

Original Image by Hamed Saber

Plenty of people have sought out former classmates, old friends, and long lost loves on social networking sites such as Facebook. Maybe we've even felt the need to mend fences: apologize for the bitter breakup, or standing up that prom date all those years ago.

Comedy writer, Al Rae, has taken this a step further on Facebook. In this personal essay, he talks about using Facebook to reach out to people he's hurt in the past. It's what Alcoholics Anonymous calls Step Nine: making direct amends to people you have harmed. It's a compelling personal story.

This piece will air on the April 1st and 4th episode of Spark, but you can download the MP3.

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