Did you know that random acts of kindness can have a huge impact on someone’s life? One person’s act of kindness did that for our guest Laura Formentini.
Laura is an author, nonprofit photographer, child welfare activist and a supporter for the prevention of cruelty to animals.
Her book, Twentyone Olive Trees: A Mother’s Walk through the Grief of Suicide to Hope and Healing, published in January 2022, became an Amazon bestseller in three different categories, received a Kirkus star, and is currently being translated in several languages around the world.
On this episode of the Live. Love. Engage. podcast:
- Laura explains how she got started as a nonprofit photographer
- The impact photographing diverse cultures made on her
- Why she doesn’t like the term philanthropist
- How children in one African country have inspired her to write a new book
- Laura shares how a stranger helped her through the darkest hour of her life
- Why she decided to write Twentyone Olive Trees
- The meaning behind the book’s title
- Why the pandemic turned out to be a blessing for her
- What Laura believes about the grief process
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Laura’s website: lauraformentini.com
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