FRIEND FRIDAY - From Obese to Olympic Torchbearer - How One Woman Went for the “Gold”

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Today we’re welcoming Sara Etgen-Baker, who lost 170 pounds through running and then was honored to be one of torchbearers who carried the Olympic flame to the Salt Lake City Olympics. It’s a story of fortitude, passion, and a lot of luck, too. You’ll be amazed at the miraculous way in which everything came together for her.

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 + years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!