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The Story Collider is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been working since 2010 with storytellers to develop and share stories dedicated to true, personal stories about science. On March 9th Jeannie joined Story Collider at their annual Brain Show to read excerpts from her book and share stories about her brain tumor. She detailed her thoughts during the uncertain time before undergoing brain surgery and facing the fact that she could have brain damage upon waking up. She asks the question: My brain is “me”, am I “me” without it?
Click here to listen to Jeannie’s story!
Jeannie was invited to speak at the sold out Marquette Women’s Luncheon, part of Marquette University’s Mission Week 2020. Mission Week encourages students to open themselves up to gratitude, to give gratitude, and to focus on the goodness all around. Prior to a book signing, Jeannie sat down with Acting Dean in the College of Communication Sarah Feldner to share her stories in front of 350 Marquette staff, faculty, students and alumni.
Jeannie has appeared all over talking about When Life Gives You Pears including the Podcasts: WTF with Mark Maron, Mom Brain with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz, Kill Me Now with Judy Gold, Friends Like Us with Marina Franklin, a SiriusXM radio tour featuring, The Jenny McCarthy show, The Michelle Collins Show, the Jim and Sam Show, and Conversation with Cardinal Dolan. Radio appearances including NPR Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, WNYC’s All of It with Allison Stewart and interviews with Justin Kauffman’s Extension 720 and the Steve Cochran Show on Chicago’s WGN radio. Recent Television appearances include WGN-TV Chicago, Windy City Live, Build Series NYC, EWTN’s World Over, The Dr. Oz Show, CBS Sunday Morning, and The Today Show.
Jeannie and Jim on CBS Sunday Morning
Jeannie and Jim on the Today Show
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September 23rd PEOPLE Magazine first serial, feature and photo shoot
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