Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon was featured speaker at an event on Amherst College campus last month. The event was organized by the Amherst Chapter of To Write Love On Her Arms. TWLOHA is a national non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.
The event featured a stirring words from Marti, whose powerful personal comeback story is one of triumph over human trafficking, domestic violence, post traumatic stress disorder, homelessness, and hard-core drug addiction. After turning her life around, Ms. MacGibbon traveled the U.S. as a professional standup comic, and she is known for her ability to bring humor and hope to her presentations. Other talented performers featured at the event were two rock bands: A Moment’s Worth, and The Rare Occasions. Spoken word artist and award-winning poet Sierra DeMulder also performed.