Her talk involved a mixture of startling reality, heartfelt victories, and frustrating roadblocks. Each day at Quest we are dealt a handful of challenges and struggles that we come together as a community to defeat. We are from every kind of background and living circumstance imaginable - part of what makes Quest's community so uniquely accepting. Judy had her audience captivated.
Skidmore College's Susan Kress wrote the following kind response
On behalf of [Retiree Initiative Planning Group], I want to thank you so much for your powerful and moving presentation today. I think you had most of us close to tears. You are doing important and meaningful work, and we thank you so much for doing it and for sharing your experience with us.
It was wonderful to see you after all these years and to meet Jordan, too. Please thank him for coming as well.