Here are some of the many second chance stories in progress . Some people have just realized that they have received a second chance. Others are in the middle of doing something productive with them. Some have had success and are finding ways to give back. All are inspiring in their own ways.
Michael gets a second chance with a new lung
Inspirational 26 year old man runs a marathon after receiving a lung transplant just a few months earlier. He makes the most of every day and lives life to his fullest potential. Bradenton Herald, by Tiffany Tompkins Condie
How Starbucks Saved My Life, is a national bestselling riches-to-rags true story of an advertising executive, who had it all, then lost it all—and was finally redeemed by his new job, and his twenty-eight-year-old boss, at Starbucks.
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Randy Bailey goes from suicide attempt to lovingly making shoes
This article from MSNBC.com's Elkhart project tells of a man who got the second chance gift of perspective
when he broke his feet, ankles, and legs in a suicide attempt years
ago. Now he helps others by making orthopedic shoes with care and
skill, often finishing much needed repairs in just a day or two.