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  • Ted Wiard
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  • Jens Erik  Gould

Ted's Story: From Tragedy to New Beginnings

Jens Erik Gould

Suddenly, everything changed for Ted Wiard. His brother died in a shipwreck and his wife Leslie passed away from cancer. Then came the worst news of all: his two daughters and mother-in-law killed in a car accident.

Wiard considered suicide, but decided instead that life was worth fighting for. He started a treatment center for grief and loss, channeling his tragic pain into a newfound passion for helping others dealing with similar trauma.

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