Have you ever had to leave someone you love behind? Long distance relationships are exceptionally challenging, but being separated as a result of deportation raises the bar. My guest today is Ray. Over 8 years ago, Ray’s partner, who was an illegal immigrant, was deported. Separated now longer than they were together, Ray travels […]
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Bite of Courage is a podcast about ordinary people aspiring to live their best, most authentic life by overcoming vulnerability and fear. It’s about finding our courage and sharing our stories so we can be who we’re truly meant to be, and discovering in the process that we’re a lot more similar than we are dissimilar.
Episode #15: The Courage of a Breast Cancer Survivor
Can a positive attitude help us heal? My guest today is Laura Alberts. While Laura is a breast cancer survivor, she isn’t defined by it. In fact, after undergoing chemo and radiation treatments, Laura claimed to have her “breast year ever” in real estate. One of Coldwell Banker’s top realtors in Orland Park, Illinois, […]
Episode #14: From Ex Felon to Returning Citizen
Are you free, really? My guest today, forty-one year old Dawan Warren, has had a lot of time to think about this question. He’s spent half his life in prison. Indicted at the age of eighteen for a series of robberies, Dawan was facing forty years. Charged with sixteen years at the age of twenty, […]