Dear Alana,

Dear Alana,

Tenderfoot TV & iHeartPodcasts

Host Simon Kent Fung explores the life of Alana Chen, a 24-year-old woman who disappeared from Boulder, Colorado in 2019. Alana left behind two dozen journals chronicling a deep faith, love of fashion, and dream of becoming a nun. She also harbored a secret. At 14, she confessed to her priest that she was attracted to women and was instructed not to tell her parents. Over the next seven years, Alana covertly received conversion therapy which her family believes played a role in her fate. Simon, who sought to change his sexual orientation through conversion therapy for nearly a decade in his efforts to become a priest, is compelled to understand the truth of what happened to Alana—and finally face what happened to him. "Dear Alana," is an unraveling mystery and a poignant spiritual memoir about teenage rebellion and spiritual manipulation, the price we pay to belong and the systems that pay no price at all.

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of Dear Alana,?

There are 11 episodes avaiable of Dear Alana,.

What is Dear Alana, about?

We have categorized Dear Alana, as:

  • Society & Culture
  • Documentary
  • Personal Journals

Where can you listen to Dear Alana,?

Dear Alana, is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did Dear Alana, start?

The first episode of Dear Alana, that we have available was released 7 August 2023.

Who creates the podcast Dear Alana,?

Dear Alana, is produced and created by Tenderfoot TV & iHeartPodcasts.