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How to Reinvent Yourself During a Crisis Lessons from Mikki Williams who has survived two major tragedies and is an object lesson in endurance.

By Wendy Marx Edited by Dan Bova

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As we try to regain our footing during the pandemic, what can we learn from people who have reinvented themselves from the ashes of distress? How can we pick ourselves up in a world gone askew?

Motivational speaker Mikki Williams, 77, has suffered two tragedies during her career. At 29, she lost her husband who died in a car accident. A mom without a job, she was left with only $25,000 and a two-year-old son to raise. At 50, she suffered another crippling loss after being embezzled out of her six-figure life savings.

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