Tell us about yourself. What do you do for work? I am a Chicago based actor. However, I do many side hustles, as well. :) Tell us about your mom. My mother's name is Bonnie Roberts. Before my sister was born, my mom had quite a few titles. She and my father lived in the St. Vincent (West Indies) and worked as missionaries. She worked at a radio station. She also taught art class at my elementary school. My mother's two priorities in life were her faith and her family. As a pr
Writer/producer and founder of Radiant J. Productions, Amirose Eisenbach, shares the story of her mom's battle with skin cancer. What do you do for work? I’m a writer and producer. I’ll soon be making my directorial debut as well. I read your article in "Women To Watch Media" and was so inspired by you both personally and professionally. Tell us about your mom. What kind of cancer did she have? For how long? I lost my beautiful mother, Jayne, to melanoma cancer. It will be th
Dear friends and colleagues, A few days ago in my favorite coffee shop on Melrose, I sit outdoors sending e-mails. As I’m typing away, I see a family walk up to the coffee bar. A woman in her 30s with a toddler on her hip walks into the shop. In one hand, she holds a second little girl’s hand, in the other, she is pushing a man about her age in a wheelchair. I can’t help but wonder who the man is. Is she his caregiver? Sister? Friend? I didn’t know.
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