A traumatic crash can be a very personal, deeply transformative moment, an event where life’s momentum stops and your reality is changed.
How do you move forward? How does it affect the way you look at things?
Gary Dobbs dealt with that firsthand. For 31 years, Dobbs worked as a meteorologist at ABC’s affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama. In April of 2011, Gary had just gotten home after a long day of covering a tornado outbreak.
With storm warnings still in effect, he laid down to take a nap … and everything changed.
Listen to the full story in the audio player above.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.