Greg Thredgold occasionally talks to old friends from school. “They'll say, ‘Boy, I wish I could go back to those days,’ and I say, ‘Not me. I hated school.’ Starting at age seven, I was molested, abused and even tortured. I'm sure that's where my mental illness came from.” Although his life has been filled with challenges, loneliness and pain—including the death of his son in 2014—he’s become an expert in surviving severe depression, panic attacks and anxiety. An international award-winning photographer and author, he is a sought after speaker and business owner.