Ep 16: Foster Care Prodigy Authors Book on Overcoming Life’s ‘Sour Moments’

Today, we’re talking with Angie Hundley, author of the book, A Recipe for Bad Lemons, Ingredients for Success from Life’s Sour Moments. Find out how she overcame traumatizing events in her life.
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Our guest today is Angie Hundley, author of the book, A Recipe for Bad Lemons, Ingredients for Success from Life’s Sour Moments. In her debut book, Angie shares how she used determination and grit to create a successful life, even in the midst of traumatic events.

Angie is a mother of four children and shares personal stories from her own childhood, including being in the foster care system, being molested by her mother’s boyfriend and later being abandoned by her mother.

Despite these extreme challenges, Angie says she never anticipated just how successful she would become. Giving up was never an option, and Angie used each negative circumstance in her life to fuel her drive to beat the low success rates for foster children.

During our discussion, Angie also shares:

  • Why getting adopted was a turning point in her life
  • How she transitioned from a college student to a mother
  • How she overcame traumatizing events in her life
  • Why she concealed her childhood for so long
  • Why people go through an anger phase

Use the timestamps below to skip around to the specific topics you’d like to hear.

[1:00] – Meet Angie Hundley

[13:40] – Her turning point

[14:54] – From adoption to current life

[19:53] – Car crash and other struggles

[27:00] – Concealing her childhood

[31:33] – An anger phase

[35:00] – How to get Angie’s book

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Bernie Wurts

Since 1994, Bernie Wurts has been working with individuals and business owners to help them map out their retirement and succession plan.

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