How to Turn Tragedy into Hope

Live Your Legacy Founder and TV Producer

Aurea McGarry


Aurea McGarry lived a Cinderella life until tragedy struck. She tells her amazing story in her book, I Won’t Survive… I’ll Thrive! Aurea believes women are naturally strong and resilient. She also believes that every obstacle presents an opportunity and sharing the stories of survival and pursuit of your dreams can change the lives of others and give them hope in spite of the bumps in the road.
Aurea won an Emmy Award for her PBS series “Live Your Legacy.” Based on the series concept, she founded the Live Your Legacy Summit, which travels the country recognizing heroes who are living their legacies and making a difference in their communities.
Dr. Nancy calls people like Aurea, “a gift.” And Aurea encourages everyone to realize their own worth, live their legacy and go forward to help others. Hear more inspiring words in this 33-minute conversation.

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