Cornerstone Stories Archives | EndDD


Burlington Free Press – Bohjalian: “Driven to distraction? Stop now”

…. I never met Casey. But I stared at a large photograph of her earlier this month at the DoubleTree Hotel in South Burlington, while her father, Joel spoke of her death — and what it is like as a parent to bury your child….Her father and I were among nine speakers sharing different moments from our lives as a part of the Vermont Association for Justice’s “Cornerstone Stories.” Feldman’s story was especially powerful, not simply because of the eloquence and honesty with which he shared every parent’s most devastating nightmare, but because of how he and his wife Dianne Anderson chose to go on living. And part of that path forward was the creation of the organization, “End Distracted Driving” (EndDD) ….


Achieving by learning from failures and overcoming obstacles and adversity

“Everyone has a unique and beautiful story. We just need to listen and we will be changed.” – Casey Feldman, 1988-2009. This beauty of stories and their power to change us was evident on September 12th, when I participated in the Vermont Association for Justice (VTAJ) “Cornerstone Stories,” a TED style program in which speakers were asked to talk about overcoming failures or obstacles on the path to success [….]