The Crazy Mind approached me. They said… “We have been following you for a bit thanks to a friend. What you do is very particular, focused, original. We want to interview you!”
Of course, I said… YES…
It was a very different interview. The questions asked time after time went deeper and at times, it felt very uncomfortable. Why? Because they wanted the truth.
Here is the final product. Enjoy!
by Yadira V. Calderon
I am obsessed with traveling, discovering and understanding life. I became the editor of a trade publication for the baking industry and visited most Spanish speaking countries. I did Logistics for the cement industry. I taught American Government in China. Everywhere I went, as a tourist or as a professional, I sought the opportunity to interact with families, experience commitment and going beyond the expectations to achieve that goal. I saw my education and curiosity as the means to an end.
Six years ago everything was about to change and I did not know it. The drive, the push, the non-stop urge to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro or ride the Trans-Siberian train all became futile and senseless when my daughter regressed into autism from one day to the next. December 2010 forever changed my life and perspective.
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