Brad Bulla

Brad Bulla

Brad Bulla Adversity: Son died in a drunk driving accident where he was the passenger Educates others about drunk driving and advocates for violent crime victims “By sharing my story, perhaps I can make a statistic come to life and touch someone’s heart. If I...
Vic Ojakian

Vic Ojakian

Vic Ojakian Adversity: Loss of son to suicide Advocacy: Suicide prevention and mental health awareness activist “I love and miss my son, Adam. I channel those emotions and feelings into a determination to help others seek solutions other than killing themselves....
Holly Wright

Holly Wright

Holly Wright Adversity: Lost her daughter to pediatric brain cancer Advocacy: Established a foundation to financially support families nationwide who are caring for children with brain cancer “Since my daughter’s passing, I have found healing in helping...
April Rovero

April Rovero

April Rovero Adversity: Lost a child to prescription drug use Advocacy: Founded a nonprofit to raise awareness of recreational prescription drug use “Every parent who has lost a child worries that, as time goes on, they will be forgotten and they want their...
Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg Adversity: Lost his young daughter to Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Advocacy: Founded Kids Kicking Cancer to teach cancer-stricken children the healing themes of martial arts “When people have a sense of purpose, they have control, which...
Denis Asselin

Denis Asselin

Denis Asselin Adversity: Lost Son, Nathaniel, who battled severe Body Dysmorphic Disorder Advocacy: Walked more than 500 miles, raising awareness about BDD “I felt as if walking was a way of pushing out the energy in a positive way – using the power of...