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Nov 3, 2020

Sally Greene on Rocket Motivation

In this episode, we learn the story of Sally Greene. In 2003, Sally was living what she will admit may have been a perfect life. She had a great marriage to her husband Eddie, a lawyer, with whom she had raised their three children, the youngest a senior in high school. Just before Thanksgiving, tragedy struck, and Sally’s perfect life was shattered. While at a hunting camp, Eddie and Edward, Jr., Sally and Eddie’s eldest child, both died in a fire. Sally tell us her story and the devastation of losing a child and husband at the same time. She explains how her life was changed forever and how she handled such a loss. Her story is one of inspiration of coping with tragedy and loss while being strong for her other children who lost their father and brother. Sally did not quit on life and refused to be a person for whom others felt sorry. She began a career running a home for abused and neglected children and now enjoys her grandchildren. Sally’s story is what Rocket Motivation is all about – when your seemingly perfect life is shattered in a blink of an eye, you don’t quit. You do whatever it takes to live your best life.

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Key Takeaways:

- Life can take devastating twists and turns, you have to summon the strength to get through them for yourself and others that rely on you.

- When tragedy strikes, use your support system of family and friends.

- Pain from loss may never go away and that’s normal and okay. However, life goes on.

- Quitting on life is not an option. Even though your life may be changed forever because of loss, there is still much happiness to experience.


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More about 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.