Desperation can be a strong motivator.
I want to share a story that I strongly identify with, though I have not experienced this to the same degree. … Read the rest
The true story of a 17-year-old girl who survived a high-altitude airplane accident over the rain forest is perhaps the quintessential script of the perfect marriage between … Read the rest
Much has been written about surviving riots and civil unrest. But there’s nothing like a firsthand account to bring it to life.
It’s Labor Day weekend. You’re heading out with the family to celebrate summer’s last hurrah. You decide to go camping at remote campground by a peaceful reservoir … Read the rest
A 27-year-old professional triathlete was hit by a van, kidnapped, and tortured last week until she managed to de-escalate a rapidly devolving violent situation and persuade her … Read the rest
More than 2 weeks ago, the news was abuzz about Amanda Eller, a 37-year-old physical therapist/yoga instructor who took a walk in a Maui forest and never … Read the rest
There’s nothing more dangerous than a mama bear defending her cubs. Get between them and you’ll find out fast. In the world of nature, mother animals are … Read the rest
On Jan. 15, 2009, Captain Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger made a series of decisions that saved the lives of all 155 people aboard the ill-fated flight 1549 out … Read the rest