Film photography by Michelle Kilfeather
Dayna Keyes never knew her real dad.
In Part 1, Dayna talks about growing up in Mississippi. Her mom soon met the man who ended up helping to raise Dayna, and the family moved to Southern California. Dayna's love of make-believe and escape hinted at her young adulthood of acting, voiceover work, and eventually, drugs.
Part 2 is a little different for us. For starters, it's a little longer than what you're used to. But for good cause.
In it, Dayna talks in some detail about the many cycles she's been through in her life of addiction-rehab-repeat. In between one of her cycles, she managed to get a degree in broadcasting, which helped her land jobs DJing at several Bay Area radio stations later. After her last stint in rehab, she launched Radio Rehab podcast, which is now in its fifth year.
We recorded this podcast at Caffe Trieste in North Beach in February 2020.