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Published Feb 19, 2020   Updated May 19, 2021, 3:46 pm CDT

Caleb Rixon was a 24-year-old musical theater actor in his prime, who had just landed a major role in a production of Chicago.

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He hit the gym to prepare for a long tour of song and dance when he felt something explode behind his eye during a workout class. He remembers being taken away in an ambulance and not much else.

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This week on 2 GIRLS 1 PODCAST, Alli and Jen talk with Rixon about this life-altering condition, recovery, and how he turned his experience into a global network of powerful stories.

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2 Girls 1 Podcast is hosted by Allison Goldberg and Jennifer Jamula, and is produced and edited by Matt Silverman in New York City. Production assistance is provided by the Podglomerate.

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*First Published: Feb 19, 2020, 2:20 pm CST