84. Daring to Dream After Unthinkable Suffering and Sorrow
Rebecca Berger survived a childhood of chaos and abuse before becoming pregnant at the age of 14. Many adults looked at her with pity and shame. Though the physical and emotional abuse from men continued in Rebecca’s life, she kept putting one foot in front of the other, chasing a childhood dream of becoming a doctor. She finished her education and as a mother of three, pursued a career in medicine. Rebecca, now a family medicine physician, shares her story of survival and why you should never let others define your potential.
In this episode:
- Growing up with a mother with mental illness in a sexually abusive home.
- Navigating teen pregnancy.
- Leaving an abusive relationship.
- Rebuilding the confidence to follow her dreams and go to medical school.
- Defining your own potential.
Links & Resources:
Charity: Peace Over Violence
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