May 1, 2023
Today we're going to take a casual yet heartwarming dive into the life of Mr. Maverick Khan. He's a firefighter, husband, father, and mental health advocate who has been through some tough times but has come out even stronger on the other side. In this episode of
Warriors Unmasked, we'll explore his journey from a young boy with big dreams to the man he is today. Growing up, Maverick had always dreamed of riding on the back of a firetruck and being of service to his community. His passion for firefighting led him to join the department at the young age of 17, and he's been serving his community ever since. But in July of 2021, Maverick got a call that would change his life forever.
The call was about the unexpected loss of his best friend, and it shook him to his core. As he struggled to cope with his grief, Maverick realized that he needed to focus on his mental health and encourage others to do the same. He became a mental health advocate and started sharing his story with others, in hopes of inspiring them to take care of themselves too.
In this episode, we'll get to hear all about Maverick's journey from hurt and heartbreak to hope, encouragement, understanding, and empowerment. It's a story that's sure to touch your heart and leave you feeling inspired. So sit back, relax, and join us for another amazing episode of Warriors Unmasked.
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Episode Minute By Minute:
0:00 Introduction from Chuck + messages from our sponsors
2:47 Welcome to the show Maverick Hann of Lloydminster
5:53 A great upbringing to realizing a dream of becoming a firefighter
13:27 The day it all changed for
17:48 How to get through: Second By Second
21:40 The 30 seconds switch that Maverick hope again
24:22 When and how things started to turn around for the better
31:03 The journey of getting help and healing
35:54 The fear of exposing your struggle
41:31 What people observe about Maverick now
45:27 There is help waiting for you!
47:59 A final reminder to always advocate for yourself