Life was not easy for this little girl growing up in the Bronx. Alcoholic parents, domestic violence, a learning difference, wrong decisions, infidelity, and depression left her longing for a lifestyle that seemed beyond her reach.
Episode 38. This Bronx Girl Knew She Could
Life was not easy for the little girl growing up in the Bronx. Alcoholic parents, domestic violence, a learning difference, wrong decisions, infidelity, and depression left Kimberly Yvette Griffin longing for a lifestyle for her and her three children that seemed beyond her reach.
Writing in her journal helped her cope with feeling isolated. It helped when her parents died and again after her son Joey committed suicide.
A harsh reality forged a resolve and transformed this mother of three and grandmother of two into an award-winning publisher, editor, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, podcast host, public health advocate, author of seven children’s books, and founder of a non-profit organization.
My conversation with Kimberly Griffin will begin with a look at the non-profit organization, Support Joey’s Heart, and a discussion about depression. Welcome, Kimberly. Please tell us about Joey and the non-profit that honors his memory.
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