Episode 2: Heather Avis

A Godzillion and One Podcast Heather Avis

DIFFERENT – A GREAT THING TO BE

HEATHER AVIS is the founder and chief visionary officer at The Lucky Few, a social awareness brand on a mission to make a more inclusive and loving world with an emphasis on shifting the Down syndrome narrative.  A former education specialist teaching high school students, Heather is an author, podcast host, speaker, adoptive mother, shouter of worth, and narrative shifter. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Josh, and their kids Truly, August and Macy, the inspiration for her book, Different—A Great Thing to Be. (Which was recently named a New York Times bestseller!)

Listen in as we discuss her new book, the narratives around adoption and Down Syndrome, what to look for in a children’s book, and what the best deodorant brand is. What a fun conversation this was.

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THE SHOW NOTES

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WAY TO GO AWARD

WHO ARE YOU NOMINATING FOR A WAY TO GO AWARD?

Gail Williamson, Head of the KMR Diversity Department and talent agent.

AND ONE QUESTIONS

ONE THING YOU’RE LOVING THESE DAYS THAT WE SHOULD CHECK OUT?

Bauer Power – the best locally made natural deodorant ever.

ONE WAY YOU’RE CONNECTING WITH GOD THESE DAYS?

I feel really connected with God on a nice, long walk.

ONE LESSON YOU WISH YOU COULD HAVE LEARNED SOONER?

I wish I knew more about adoption sooner. My narrative around adoption, I wish I had it since day one.

ONE TRAIT YOU HAD AS A KID THAT YOU STILL HAVE TODAY?

I was a very tender hearted little girl who was incredibly aware of the underdog.

ONE WAY YOU’RE MOVING INTO THIS NEXT YEAR WITH HOPE?

I’m moving into this next year of hope with a therapist…I started this year.

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