"A Broken Body ISN'T a Broken Person": Lessons Learned from Janine Shepherd

As I mentioned in my last post, I found my answer to the question “Who are your role models?” To me, my role models are individuals who have the courage to be real, to be vulnerable, to be themselves, and to share their journeys.

Janine Shepherd certainly fits those criteria.

I was introduced to her TedTalk after a friend and fellow blogger shared Janine's talk on her blog. I cried the first time I watched it.  Thank you Amelia for introducing me to Janine's powerful story and for sharing your personal journey!

Therefore, I have to pass along and share the video with you. If you haven't seen it yet - you MUST! Janine didn't let a serious obstacle stop her from living.  As the title of her talk says, "A broken body isn't a broken person."

I hope to one day interview Janine for my "Profiles of Perseverance" series as her story and the lessons she has learned along the way have greatly impacted my journey! Thank you, Janine, for sharing your story and for being a role model to me! I'm passing your story along because I truly believe it is a message everyone needs to hear.

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

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