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Problems. Trials. Tribulations. They can push us to our limits. It’s what we make of them and how we handle them that define us as individuals. In the best problem I ever had, host Deb Golden celebrates people who transformed adversity into advantage. Faced with unimaginable obstacles, Deb’s guests reveal the reservoirs of inner strength that sit inside all of us, guide us through life’s toughest lessons, and define the determination of the human spirit. Listen to the best problem I ever had for inspiring stories of transformation and resilience.

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    • Society & Culture
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Problems. Trials. Tribulations. They can push us to our limits. It’s what we make of them and how we handle them that define us as individuals. In the best problem I ever had, host Deb Golden celebrates people who transformed adversity into advantage. Faced with unimaginable obstacles, Deb’s guests reveal the reservoirs of inner strength that sit inside all of us, guide us through life’s toughest lessons, and define the determination of the human spirit. Listen to the best problem I ever had for inspiring stories of transformation and resilience.

    A young man’s journey of turning adversity into empathy and authenticity

    A young man’s journey of turning adversity into empathy and authenticity

    When Darius Ballinger was growing up on the south side of Chicago, he believed in himself but lacked the resources to turn his passions into something concrete. Despite immeasurable loss and a system that often limits black men, Darius persevered and is now creating opportunities for youth who have so much to offer. Tune in to hear Darius’ story and how his organization—Chasing23—is supporting and amplifying young black men.

    • 58 min
    A veteran’s emotional story of resilience on and off the field – Part 2

    A veteran’s emotional story of resilience on and off the field – Part 2

    “Benjamin [service dog] spiritually and physically pulled me out of the wheelchair… [now] I don’t have to feel guilty about asking for help.”

    In part two of our premier episode, veteran Joe Worley shares the physical and mental struggle of recovery. From learning to live without the use of his leg to the feeling of being a burden, Joe, for the first time in his life, had to learn how to accept help. Little did he know the impact a four-legged friend would have.

    • 27 min
    A veteran’s emotional story of resilience on and off the field

    A veteran’s emotional story of resilience on and off the field

    Retired US Navy Corpsman Joe Worley was convinced he was dead. Full of heroism, humility and humor, this two-part premier episode shares Joe’s harrowing tale of being wounded in Iraq.

    "I remember going up in the air, hitting the ground, and not being able to hear anything. I was completely convinced that I was dead or dying.”

    Stay tuned for part two, where Joe’s resilience is again tested. Hear how he struggles with the mental and physical aftermath of war.

    • 47 min
    The best problem I ever had

    The best problem I ever had

    Problems. Trials. Tribulations. They can push us to our limits. It’s what we make of them and how we handle them that define us as individuals. In the best problem I ever had, host Deb Golden celebrates people who transformed adversity into advantage. Faced with unimaginable obstacles, Deb’s guests reveal the reservoirs of inner strength that sit inside all of us, guide us through life’s toughest lessons, and define the determination of the human spirit.

    • 37 sec

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Vegan enthusiast ,

Inspiring

A very inspirational interview. I was mesmerized by Joe’s voice and story and I appreciated that the interviewer allowed him to tell it all in his own words. Thank you for your service, Joe.

@harheft ,

Powerful and gripping

What a powerful story! The interview was fantastic. I look forward to part two as well as additional episodes!

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