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About Me


Family is family.

Nothing else is family.

Family is family.

Kevin Barhydt was born and raised in a little town called Rotterdam, in Schenectady, NY. The bumper stickers say “Rotterdam: A Nice Place to Live. That’s all it is, nothing more, nothing less. Kevin dropped out of Shalmont High School after 10th grade, graduated from Schenectady County Community College when he was 26, received a Bachelor of Science in Acting and Directing from New York State University at Albany when he was 29, and at 55 years of age completed a Master’s Degree in Education from The University Wisconsin, Stout.

Kevin developed a YouTube channel specifically to serve individuals healing from the adverse affects of abandonment, adoption, child sexual abuse and addiction. In the past two years Kevin has created over 70 episodes, and conducted in-depth interviews. He has appeared in media & podcast interviews as an addiction recovery, adoptee, and child sexual abuse victim’s advocate. Kevin served on the board of the Rainbow Access Initiative, dedicated to ensuring the comprehensive physical and mental health care and human services for the LGBTQ+ community. He is a Senior Learning and Inclusive Technology Analyst at Union College in Schenectady, NY.

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