It's International Women's Day! We thought you'd love to hear these 3 women warriors' incredible journeys!
1) Annette Ross
Annette was living a fairy tale life when everything changed. In 2000 while in labor with her second child, Annette suffered a spinal cord injury that left her confined to a wheelchair. With the love of her family and through the act of writing, Annette has overcome this tragedy in her life. Watch her incredible story below.
2) Women Survivors Alliance
For the past 4 years, SURVIVORville in Nashville, TN has given hope and inspiration to more than 3,000 women from 49 states and 5 countries. They come together to rebuild their lives after a diagnosis of cancer. Produced by 29-year cancer survivor Karen Shayne and the Women Survivors Alliance, SURVIVORville connects these women and strengthens them emotionally for their own journeys with and beyond cancer.
3) Heidi Johnson
November 9th, 2002 changed Heidi Johnson's life forever. After a tragic accident that killed her mother and left her father hospitalized for weeks, Heidi realized she had a greater calling. With a goal of being the spokesperson and storyteller for the everyday heroes, she started a blog called Charity Matters to tell the stories of small non-profits that are doing big things.
New from OnlyGood.tv! Bailey Anne Vincent is a professional dancer who is using her fight with various chronic illnesses to prove to people that you can still live a full life with chronic disease or disability. Bailey is still recuperating from major surgery but life doesn't stop for this hard-working dance company owner. She keeps a brave face as preparations continue for her company's big show. Despite her family's concern, Bailey pushes through all her physical discomfort to keep rehearsals on track. Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!
Coca-Cola is one of the world's most popular brands. Whether you like soda or not, this commercial will have you smiling! In it's Happiness Machine video, one lucky university got surprised with a lot more than just soda. A happiness rigged vending machine was giving out multiple sodas, flowers, pizza and foot long subs! The surprise factor had the students overjoyed and instantly happier.
Cindy Crawford is a long legged bomb shell who can make an ordinary can of Pepsi seem like gold. Her famous 1992 Pepsi commercial turned everyone into a fan. For this year's Super Bowl, Cindy re-created the famous commercial with help from the very funny James Corden. The parody started out just like the '92 version, but the babe in the video isn't Cindy this time!
New from OnlyGood.tv! Every week, Marysol Castro highlights the GOOD in the world. Today, she shares the inspiring story about one of the ONLY blind waiters in the country and interviews the co-founder of our favorite pet rescue team, Tracys Dogs. Get the latest Aydian and Jenilee's baby news & more on this week's "The Weekly Good". Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!
New from OnlyGood.tv! In A Dog's Journey Home, Episode 7, see the dedicated Tracy's Dogs team in action, led by Tracy and Scott Whyatt, as they work tirelessly to save the lives of thousands of dogs and find them proper homes across the country. In this episode, see the Tracy's DogsCompany and Team as they all come together from around the country to attend their annual Adoption "Gotcha" day in Darien, IL. Scott and Tracy show their appreciation to all the staffers for the incredible work they do each year. Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!
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New from OnlyGood.tv! John Diakakis is one of the few blind waiters in the country. He lost most of his eyesight as a child but still thrived as a student. He was senior class president in high school and graduated cum laude from Ithaca College. After college, John decided to head back to the family business and work alongside his family at the Bendix Diner. John's customers rave about his exceptional and friendly service. Although completely blind by the age of 30, his perseverance and lack of fear has provided a positive blueprint for his children. Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!
New from OnlyGood.tv! TV personality and mother of 2, Marysol Castro shares stories that highlight the good in the world! This week Marysol shares how the star of "Caly on the Good" experienced excitement and anxiety before singing the national anthem and how a war vet was inspired to launch a flip flop business. Marysol also interviews Adam Vengrow of the Catch A Lift (CAL) Fund. CAL helps care for the Veteran community by providing a place for them to recover both physically and mentally. Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!
Matthew "Griff" Griffin served in the 75th Ranger Regiment as a Rifle Company Fire Support Officer. After the military, he moved to the private sector to pursue his career. However, after seeing the destruction and devastation that occurred in the nations he fought in, he knew that he wanted to make a difference in those communities. With the help of friends and family, Griff created a company called "Combat Flip Flops" whose mission is to create peaceful, forward-thinking opportunities for self-determined entrepreneurs affected by conflict. Through persistence, respect, and creativity, Combat Flip Flops also empowers the mindful consumer to manufacture peace through trade. Watch the full video now on OnlyGood.tv!