The expert opinions were bleak – “Don’t expect Joel to live a normal life.”
The medical and trauma research gave an 80% chance of either winding up dead or in a vegetative state.
The unlikely return to childhood and life as I knew it, rocked the family, tested the caregivers, and challenged us all to stay in the fight.
Despite the grim prognosis and the “facts”, we pressed on.
The resiliency and resourcefulness of the human spirit is greater than any challenge, roadblock, or disappointment.
Oftentimes a fresh perspective and a new voice, is all that's needed, to trigger higher levels of creativity, innovation and action.
The long years of recovery from the childhood accident - involving an oncoming train, an unthinkable 30-foot fall, multiple skull fractures, and acts of sheer heroism, forever changed the way I would see possibilities, potential, and promise.
Your audience will walk away inspired, empowered, and equipped to reach new heights.
The story of survival and determination is a celebration of what’s possible when our backs are against the wall, and we decide, to never give up.