Leslie Jamison, author of “The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath,” on the process of getting sober by joining a fellowship-based recovery program. She describes recovery as an ongoing process with lessons applicable to other areas of life.
Joe Torrillo, retired firefighter, describes his harrowing experience of being buried alive twice as a result of the collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11. He grew through it with strength, courage, patience and significant medical care.
Mariela Shaker survived the war in Syria, got a full scholarship to study music at Monmouth College, IL, and was honored as a White House Champion of Change for World Refugees. Shaker believes in the power of music to remove barriers between people and nations.