Rothwell C. Polk Jr. has been homeless, in jail and on 30 different medications throughout his life. He has a master's degree, a love of birding and a passion for history.

Rothwell has suffered from bipolar disorder almost his entire life. He lives alone, estranged from his family.

He is my father.

I made this in an attempt to reconnect and better understand who he is and where he is going in life.

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Direction/Edit: Rothwell C. Polk, III
Color Correction: Bryce Haag
Sound Mixing: Backhouse Productions
Special thanks to NativeEye for the audio gear. (

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