Cross The Ocean or Cross The Street | Holly Richardson | TEDxLehi
Holly and her husband have a family with 25 children! Her life long goal to be a mother drove her across the ocean to adopt and serve many children. Learn how to serve in your community from someone who could re-write the definition of service. Holly Richardson is a wife, mother, speaker, writer, humanitarian, lover of travel, communications, social media and kids! She graduated as a Registered Nurse at age 19 and two years later, married her husband, Greg. A year later, their first was born and after that, their family took the path less traveled. She and her husband adopted children from all over the world and ended up with a family of 25 children, now mostly grown.
Thirty years after getting her Associate’s degree in Nursing, she went back to school and got a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, with an emphasis in Public Relations, then went on and got a Master’s degree in Professional Communication. She will be starting a PhD program fall 2018. She is also a columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune. In addition to her family, her great passion in life is international humanitarian work. She recently returned from working with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Syrian refugees in Turkey and looks forward to continuing her work in that area. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx