Burned to Inspire Others, with John O’Leary

At the age of 9, John O’Leary was in his garage playing with matches and gasoline and accidentally created a massive explosion that burned 100% of his body. His injuries were so severe that doctors only gave him a 1% chance to live. He battled through many surgeries and years of physical therapy and did indeed survive. In 2006, his story was detailed in his parent’s book, “Overwhelming Odds,” which laid the groundwork for John embracing and sharing his story. He now travels and speaks at events all over the world inspiring people with his message of positivity, courage, and perseverance. Listen in to this terrific interview with Matt as his shares more personal details about his journey. You can also learn more about John at his website, johnolearyinspires.com or his own podcast (2 million downloads), his weekly newsletter, or his 2 books, “ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life” (#1 National Bestseller) or “IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning and Joy.”


Published by mattfree2019

Hello My Name is Matt Moran. While on 12/12/2018 it was confirmed that my cancer was back, I have experienced the blessing of Cancer. I am so blessed to have found the joys this disease can bring. My goal is to share some of my experience so others can draw strength from what I have witnessed. May you be blessed as well.

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