With every horrific story of gun violence, we vow to amend gun laws so that they require universal background checks and ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Then, as the news coverage fades, so does our attention.
As for all the people we've profiled in this series, what ties them all together is that they share is a common and unmistakable trait: they truly believe that who they are and what they have is due in large part to luck.
Each individual has a unique set of skills as well as physical, mental, financial and spiritual make up that will determine their role, productivity and contentedness, says Chase. The circumstances of each individual set the stage for the highest and best use.
A few years back I was introduced to Catchafire, and it has become a favorite organization. Rachael Chong is Founder & CEO of Catchafire, the nation's leading online pro bono network that connects talent and purpose.