Near-Death Experiences

A Norwegian flag is placed at a makeshift memorial outside the Cathedral in Oslo in honor of the 76 victims of the July 22 twin attacks in downtown Oslo and on the island of Utoeya, in Oslo, on July 28, 2011. AFP PHOTO/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Years Ago A Terrorist Took Aim At My Head, Fired His Gun, And Missed

Every year around this time I'm asked to write something. A piece to mark the anniversary of the terrorist attack in Norway in 2011. The day my life almost ended as a terrorist took aim at my head, fi...
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Flesh-Eating Disease Didn't Take Away My Will To Live

I always thought that if I were faced with impossibly adverse circumstances that I would be a fighter right up until the bloody death. I would go out raging against the enemy until I was victorious or until I couldn't possibly fight another second. Last year I found out that who I thought I would be was exactly the person I was. I fought the enemy and I was victorious.