If It Were Your Time to Go, Would You Beg for Life or Accept Your Fate?

Lessons from my near-death experience

Was there anything left I’d wished I’d done? Was there someone I wanted to see one last time? Had there been a word left unsaid? The oxygen mask was wrapped tightly around my face as I looked death in the eye. If it were your time to go, would you beg for life or accept your fate?

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American Record Holder in Women's Triple Jump. Public Speaker on Mental Health and Dream Chasing. First book, coming soon!

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Tori Franklin

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American Record Holder in Women's Triple Jump. Public Speaker on Mental Health and Dream Chasing. First book, coming soon!

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