Come Back: From Tragedy to Triumph
Speaking to the possibility of transformation and personal growth, Mia chronicles her precarious refuge in the abyss of criminals and heroin addicts, the painful childhood trauma that caused her near self-destruction, and the remarkable healing process that followed. Claire tells of a parent’s worst nightmare: having to save three-year-old Mia first from an abusive father, then a decade later from herself as her daughter’s manipulative, drug-fueled behavior worsened and she repeatedly disappeared. Claire and Mia highlight the universally powerful lessons they learned during their journey to hell and back and leave attendees with a new awareness of what’s possible in their own lives.
The Mother-Daughter Relationship
Claire and Mia’s story is a powerful portrayal of the unique, primal, and enigmatic bond between mother and daughter. As they share how their relationship, once shattered seemingly beyond repair, transformed into one closer than they ever imagined, audience members will gain insight into and a deeper appreciation of their own mother-daughter relationships. Whether audience members are best friends with their mothers or completely estranged, they’ll remember this talk long after leaving the room.