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News 8’s medical reporter, Dr. Mary Gillis, talks about how we can use trauma as a fuel to thrive. She spoke with Dr. Randall Bell, author of a new book: Post-Traumatic Thriving: The Art, Science & Stories Behind Resilience

Known as the ‘Master of Disaster’ Dr. Bell has consulted in more tragedies around the world than anyone including the World Trade Center, Sandy Hook and Hurricane Katrina to name a few. In his book, Bell lets readers in on 5 key patterns he sees in people who’ve overcome trauma and thrived as a result of it. 

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