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Growing up in a strict and traditional household, Dani Shapiro says her religious beliefs came from her parents. Later in life, a simple question from her own son sent Dani on a spiritual journey into her true thoughts and feelings on the faith. Watch as Dani reveals two lessons she’d like to impart to people embarking on their own quest for inner truth.
One of the last things Dani Shapiro's mother said to her before she died at the age of 80 was that she was just starting to get her life together. Watch as the best-selling author of Devotion explains what she learned from her mother's admission and how we can find a "spiritual takeaway" in even our toughest moments.
After marathon swimmer Diana Nyad broke records swimming around Manhattan Island in 1975, at age 26, her former fifth-grade teacher reached out to share an essay she had instructed Diana to write at age 10. Watch as Diana reads that essay, entitled 'What I Will Do for the Rest of My Life,' on 'Super Soul Sunday,' and see what wisdom she has carried with her all these years.
Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad says she considers herself a spiritual person and an atheist. Watch her eye-opening round of Soul to Soul.
In the heart of Georgia, one woman has fashioned herself as a modern-day Noah. As founder and director of Noah's Ark in Locust Grove, Georgia, Jama Hedgecoth rescues animals that are on their way to be euthanized or sent to bad situations. Visit her sanctuary, home to more than 100 different species of animals, and see how she's making a difference.
At age 64, she had just become the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. So what did Diana Nyad do the morning after making history? Find out what news segment she said she no longer 'gave a crap about,' and hear why she says she's almost happier about the swim being over than about actually accomplishing the feat.
In September 2013, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. No sooner had she reached shore than people started accusing her of being a fraud. Watch as Diana opens up about the allegations she received.
At age 64, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a feat she completed in just under 53 hours. In her 'Super Soul Sunday' interview with Oprah, Diana explains that she decided to take on this challenge four years before, at age 60, when her 82-year-old mother died. Find out why Diana says her historic swim was about far more than breaking records.
Record-breaking swimmer Diana Nyad says that, as a teenager, she was sexually abused by a swim coach. Years later, she told the story of her sexual abuse at a speaking engagement and met an older woman who then shared her own experience of being sexually abused as a child at the hands of the Nazis. Watch as Diana recounts this woman's story and find out why she says her encounter with this fellow survivor helped her heal more than anything else.
Before she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, record-breaking swimmer Diana Nyad attempted the same feat four times before she was ultimately successful in September 2013. Diana was forced to stop during her third try, in September 2011, after being stung by box jellyfish, which are said to contain the deadliest venom in the ocean. Watch as she reflects on surviving those stings and find out how she protected herself during her fifth and final swim.
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