How Does A Father’s Death Impact Life?

June 6, 2021

On this show Dr. Heidi Horsley explores with Dr. Gary Jaworski, whose father died when he was 5 years old and Barbara Rubel MS, whose father died by suicide when she was pregnant with triplets, how the loss of their dads has lead them to a life of service. Barbara is the author of But I Didn’t Say Goodby and Gary is the President of the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation.

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