When the recession brought an end to his 25-year journalism career, Peter Callas Jr. remembered his parents’ message: Never give up
posted on April 15, 2010 - 12:35pm
Peter Callas Jr. remembers as if it were yesterday the day his father gave him “the F.D.R. talk.”
It was 1973, and Peter Jr., then 13 years old, had just been diagnosed with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD).
Physical health can be out of our control, but attitude is of our own choosing. Meet four people who took an “I’m going to do this” attitude when confronted by health limitations that ended their livelihoods. By using the strength and power of positive thinking, these four successfully transitioned into new satisfying careers.