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On today's show, Zach interviews author and motivational speaker Bobby Petrocelli. Bobby is one of the top motivational speakers in the country, spending most of his time on college and high school campuses throughout America.
Bobby Petrocelli's story is one of personal triumph and hope following a devastating tragedy in his life. One night he went to bed in suburban America, a happy man with a loving wife. But when he woke up dazed in his kitchen, his wife was dead and his life forever changed. The pickup truck that crashed through his bedroom wall was driven by a man who was more than twice legally drunk.
Bobby often shares how he fought through the darkness to triumph; how he drew upon his faith and friends; and how he came to love again. As a high school teacher and coach, his love for youth inspired him to take his dramatic story to audiences nationwide.
He is the author of several books, including 10 seconds Will Change Your Life Forever. He is now a motivational speaker who shares with people of all ages about the power of their decisions and how to build a strong foundation for their lives.
His coaching background and expertise with youth have made him one of the top communicators in his field.
Find out more about Bobby at 10seconds.org
Also, on our "House Call" segment of the show, Rachael Flick will answer a question from one of you.
Rachael is a licensed counselor. Tragically, she lost her husband of ten years on February 5, 2018. Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick was killed in the line of duty while attempting to arrest a car thief. On the day of Micah’s funeral, Rachael stood before thousands of uniformed police, and a globally streamed audience, to call a broken nation to a return to honor. Filled with the power of God, Rachael spoke into the highly charged cultural conflict that has resulted in the intentional murder of law enforcement.
Now, a young widow with two young children, Rachael is walking through her own journey of grief while challenging others to persevere and overcome their own circumstances. Rachael speaks and writes poignantly about the internal transformation necessary to restore a divided nation. As she has clung to the promise of God’s faithfulness, Rachael has discovered wisdom and authority found only in suffering. Rachael has the ability to wrap captivating language and infuse hope around challenging systemic issues through her vulnerable style of storytelling. Rachael continues to watch the redemption of God through her story in her therapeutic counseling practice as she works with those suffering from trauma and PTSD.
You can find out more about Rachael at rachaelflick.com