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Jun 23, 2021

In this episode, we learn the story of Kerrie Benson. Kerrie tells her story of raising a severely autistic son and talks about the ups and downs, triumphs and tough times. She gives her advice not only to parents raising autistic children but to all of us who are dealing with adversity. She paired her dance background with her experience in raising her son to begin Dance Without Limits, a non-profit that provides dance instruction to special needs individuals. She shares her philosophy of making a great life.

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Key Takeaways

- In dealing with adversity or going through tough times, ask for help, talk to people.

- After the initial shock of bad news, put your boots on and work on the problem.

- Don’t worry about small things in life.

- If your present life is not the way you want to live the rest of your life, change it.


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More About Rod Cate and Get Back Up:

On August 14, 1981, Rod broke his neck while making a tackle that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In a split second, he went from athlete to quadriplegic. Get Back Up is the story of Rod's life journey and provides a detailed account of what it’s like to be handicapped, how to overcome it and how to thrive. The book gives you a look into trying legal cases through the eyes of a handicapped lawyer. The book’s purpose is to hopefully motivate you to not allow life’s sometimes devastating twists and turns ruin your quest for a great life. If your life is perfect and you have never suffered a tragedy, this book may not be for you. For the rest of us who have hit a bump or two on the road of life and are still trying to make it happen, this is your book.