Gratitude in Motion
- A True Story of Hope, Determination, and the Everyday Heroes Around Us
- Narrated by: Colleen Kelly Alexander
- Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 16-01-18
- Language: English
- Publisher: Hachette Audio
He didn't stop. The truck hit Colleen, running over her lower body with front and back tires and dragging her across the pavement. As she bled out in the street, nearby strangers surrounded her and the driver attempted to get away. An EMT herself, Colleen knew she had to stay awake. "I've just been reconnected with my soulmate", she told the medic. "We want to have a baby. I can't die now. Please don't let me die."
Five weeks in a coma and 29 surgeries later, Colleen survived. Rather than let the trauma and PTSD control her life, she became determined to find a way to make something positive from her pain. She decided she'd run again and dedicate her race medals to the everyday heroes around us, including the medical staff and blood donors who saved her life. Since then Colleen has run 50 races and completed 40 triathlons, including four half-Ironman events. Now a spokesperson for the Red Cross, Colleen shares her incredible inspirational story to encourage others to take that first step forward.
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By John Waanders on 02-02-18
Wonderful story of hope and positivity
Absolutely awe inspiring story read by the author which enhances the experience tremendously.
The example set by Colleen and all of the heroes mentioned should help to give inspiration and motivation to anyone facing challenges.