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Superheroes Live in the Heart of Life

Bridget Fonger | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home
Bridget Fonger

I know an honest to God, professional, practicing-every-day, Superhero of Love. Her name is Kathy Eldon, and she has the fiery red hair that I suspec...

Is There Hope for Somalia?

Kathy Eldon | Posted 08.30.2014 | Home
Kathy Eldon

Journalists are an endangered species. Harassed, arrested, tortured -- even killed.

Mother's Day Carved a Hole in My Heart: A Noisy Spirit Speaks Out

Kathy Eldon | Posted 07.14.2014 | Home
Kathy Eldon

This year, I didn't dread Mother's Day, because I found an antidote to the deep sorrow it used to trigger within me. I hope by sharing my story that I can help others find peace -- and even joy -- after the loss of a child.

Ira Israel: Mindful Sex

Ira Israel | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home
Ira Israel

If you want to have a radically mindful, loving, connective, passionate, intimate experience that may or may not include non-procreative sex, you may want to consider some of the following advice.

In the Heart of Life: Living by Forgiving

Kathy Eldon | Posted 02.22.2014 | Home
Kathy Eldon

I knew I could never forgive the Somalis who killed my son. My journey to forgiveness was long and painful, but one incident was to change forever the trajectory of my life.

The Magic of Us: Music Unites Brings the Power of Music to Los Angeles

Michelle Edgar | Posted 02.09.2014 | Home
Michelle Edgar

My goal was to make sure that music was accessible to students across the nation, despite their backgrounds. I believe that music is the one thing that really unites us all, that transcends all borders, and this was something I wanted to bring to life.

Kathy Eldon: Creative Revolutionary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Kathy Eldon changes lives through her roles as acclaimed lecturer, writer, activist, journalist, television and film producer. She is a self-professed "revolutionary" who seeks to enlighten people to the power they have to change the world around them for the better.

Living by Forgiving: Lessons From Kenya, Somalia, Pakistan, and Beyond

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Kathy Eldon

This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.

Caught In The Act: Amy Eldon Turteltaub Interviews Her Mom Kathy Eldon About Living "In The Heart of Life"

Kathy Eldon | Posted 11.30.2013 | Home
Kathy Eldon

It has taken 17 years - and a lot of blood, sweat and tears - but finally my memoir, In The Heart of Life, has hit bookstores. I welcome its arrival ...

Remembering My Brother Dan Eldon: A Journalist Who Died To Tell the Story

Amy Eldon Turteltaub | Posted 07.12.2013 | Home
Amy Eldon Turteltaub

Out of the greatest tragedy of my life has come the greatest joy -- the sense of connection, community and co-creation with lively spirits like my brother Dan, whose courageous storytelling is changing our world.

Everything I Really Needed to Know About Nonprofit Work, I Learned When I Was 21

Hayden Bixby | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Hayden Bixby

The rules we implemented while out on safari still apply as I and others face the inevitable interpersonal, political, mechanical, and financial challenges that arise in nonprofit work.

Transforming Sorrow to Joy: A Mother's Story

Kathy Eldon | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Kathy Eldon

As Mother's Day approaches, my stomach begins to ache. It's a familiar, if old pain, tucked away in my soul, born of the loss of my son, Dan, killed at the age of 22 while working as Reuters photojournalist in Somalia more than 17 years ago.

PHOTOS: A Launch Party For TOMS Shoes' New 'Dan Eldon' Line

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TOMS Shoes, a "One-For-One Movement" that donates a pair of shoes for every pair purchased, hosted a launch party last night for their new 2011 Spring...

Writing My Own Story

Rita J. King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Rita J. King

When I saw Dan Eldon's book The Journey is the Destination on September 5, 1999, I was 25 years old, facing a major crossroads in my life. The book is...