Born and raised in Northern Thailand, Cat was the first recipient of a scholarship from The Freedom Story in 2007. Cat’s story inspired an entire organization based on the simple belief that education could change her, and many others, future. Her original documentary was released in 2007 yet when given the option to put her film online, she chose not to, recognizing that she wanted to be remembered for who she has become, not who she was then.
On today’s Storyteller Ethical Storytelling Podcast, we sit down with Benjamin Edwards, storyteller and educator based our of Bend, Oregon. Ben describes humanitarian work as his ‘soul work’ and shares how he learned the importance of giving more than you take.