It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.
Ten years ago, I had the amazing opportunity to compete on Survivor: Pearl Islands. I've learned through the Survivor community and the subsequent opportunities to give back to charity that doing good feels good -- and getting others involved feels even better.
I have often wondered what drives athletes, other than pure ability, to make that shot at the buzzer or go the extra distance. I found the answer a few years ago when I decided to spend less time on the basketball court and instead challenge myself to running marathons.