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This father shares the lessons he learned after losing a child
Losing a child is one of the greatest blows anyone will bear.
It would be so understandable if that parent crumbles into his or her grief – becomes filled with sorrow and anger.
But when Vic Strecher lost his 19-year-old daughter, Julia, to heart disease, that experience of being "broken open" sent him on a voyage through philosophy, biology, psychology, literature, neuroscience, Egyptology, and more.
Strecher has turned that journey of self-discovery and growth into a remarkable graphic story.
It's called “On Purpose: Lessons in Life and Health from The Frog, the Dung Beetle, and Julia.”
*Listen to our interview with him above.