This is my friend Vanessa. She is a wonderful, funny person; a wife and mother; an actress and comedian and many other things. She is a “starving artist” as so many of us are, yet she does things like what you are about to see in this video. I wanted to share this with you guys as a gentle reminder to share. Share kindness and compassion and good will.
I remember one time Vanessa came to class at Second City on a rainy day. She was dripping wet. I asked her where her coat was. She said she gave it to a homeless man because he didn’t have one and he was cold. Yes, she gave a person the coat off her back. She has true compassion for her fellow man.
She did not ask me to post this. But I’d like to pay it forward with a plug for her book. It’s a memoir. She wrote it in the hopes of helping others who may be navigating through the difficult heartbreak of surviving a loved-one’s suicide. (See a theme? Vanessa likes to help people.)
Thank you, Vanessa, for reminding me to stop and pay attention to those outside my personal bubble. You are an angel among us.