Sacrificing Fame and Beating Illness to Feed Orphans

April 30, 2019
Hosted by Dr. Carole Lieberman

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Wish there were more good news stories instead of all the hate in the headlines? Well, today's show is for you. Gary Van Dyke had a successful career in radio and television for decades, until his life suddenly changed at 55. Losing his children in a custody battle, he began traveling the world to take care of other children-starving orphans! After discovering the greatest problem for abandoned children was lack of food, he founded Food For Orphans. This organization has delivered 8 million meals in 16 countries. But, not long after he started this charity, tragedies befell him. His wife developed breast cancer, he developed prostate cancer, then melanoma and then Parkinson's Disease. A lesser man would have thrown in the towel, and gone back to his entertainment career, which didn't require international travel. But, Gary is one of a kind. He and his wife struggled bravely through their medical issues and are continuing their journey warming the tummies and souls of millions more.

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Dr. Carole Lieberman

Dr. Carole Lieberman

Dr. Carole Lieberman is the psychiatrist the world trusts for help coping with today's times. She is also the preeminent authority on the psychology of show biz and the psychological influence of media. A multiple Emmy award-winner, Dr. Lieberman has spent over a decade analyzing the psychological impact of world events, as a guest and host on all major media outlets. She has appeared on "Oprah", CNN, “Entertainment Tonight, “Good Morning America”, "The Today Show", “The O’Reilly Factor”, Court TV, the BBC, and numerous other high profile shows. Her work has garnered numerous awards, including those from the Writers Guild of America, City of Los Angeles and the Film Advisory Board. Dr. Carole's latest book, Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted, a psychological survival guide, has recently been released. She maintains a star-studded practice in Beverly Hills and is listed in numerous Who’s Who directories.

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