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Big Shoes: A Young Widowed Mother's Memoir is not just a story of death and loss, it is about prevailing and finding true happiness, not in spite of what happens to us but because of what happens to us.

All profits from the sale of Big Shoes benefit The DON'T WAIT Project®.

“Hardships are opportunities for crossroads not an impasse in life, and through sharing our stories, we can learn from the plight of others.” Bradshaw says. “The Tour is true storytelling in all its heartache and triumph. And it’s what the DWP does best.”

​Thanks to the Tour sponsor Town Toyota and for the support of Apache Camping Center and NCW Life Channel.

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Before the start of her DON’T WAIT Project® Tour, Lisa Bradshaw Skypes with Travis Perry, inventor of The Chord Buddy, for a guitar lesson. With the skills she learns from their session, Lisa meets up with Valori and Christian Farrell, owners of YANTRA, to fulfill her personal DON'T WAIT and tell the story of theirs. Watch as this couple tells of their decision to sell their home in Bend, Oregon, buy an RV and hit the road before starting anew in the small community of Weaverville, California.

The bravery of mother Kathryn Dunn when telling the story of her 21-year-old, homeless son's mental illness shines through in this episode. Filmed in Eugene, Oregon, her family talks candidly about how they manage the grief and stress that comes with mental illness in the family and how they have also managed to find strength and hope in each other.

Lisa Bradshaw, founder of The DON'T WAIT Project® and host of Life with Lisa Bradshaw, recently wrapped
her six-week, seven-state DON'T WAIT Project® Tour, interviewing more than 50 people about their DON'T WAIT stories. The tour invites people to revisit the nouns in life: the people, places things and ideas we sometimes give up on along the way.​​

Join Lisa Bradshaw as she interviews special guests at the Pybus Public Market launch party before she embarks on her seven-state, six-week DON'T WAIT Project® Tour. Special guests include Worx Gym owner Blair McHaney, Makspire Foundation founder Makenna Schwab, Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry co-owner Dr. Geoff Ping, community member and quilter Jill Therriaul and retired oncologist Dr. David Notter.

The DON'T WAIT Project® Tour

Watch Life with Lisa Bradshaw and continue along The DON’T WAIT Project® Tour. This week, visit the NOAH Center in Stanwood, Washington, where you'll meet Roman McConn, co-founder of Project Freedom Ride. Then travel to Vancouver, Washington, for the story of a young man who fought the good fight with only one goal in mind: surviving for his family. The DON’T WAIT Project® Tour continues this week!

See the VIEWER GUIDE BELOW for links to full episodes along the tour.

From the Malibu Beach RV Resort Lisa films this stop of The DON’T WAIT Project® Tour. Meet House of Cards actress Jayne Atkinson and Chicago Med actor Michel Gill. They'll tell us their empty nester DON'T WAIT story from their air stream camper. Also meet the founder of HAS HEART and hear about their mission in support of veterans throughout their 50-state road trip. Then join Lisa for a delightful, delicious and delovely meal when actress, author and food vlogger Christine Elise McCarthy cooks up a yummy vegan Kung Pao Chicken from the kitchen of Lisa's camper.

On the first leg of her DON’T WAIT Project® Tour, Lisa travels to Seattle Children's Hospital and interviews MakSpire Foundation founder Makenna Schwab, along with her medical team and foundation representatives. Makenna has helped raise more than $1,000,000 for Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation with the help from her good friend actor Chris Pratt.

Lisa Bradshaw travels to Redding and Sacramento, California, where she interviews people along the DON'T WAIT Project® Tour. Watch how Sacramento is bringing shelter to homeless veterans while teaching local high school student trades that can help build their future and how one young man is honoring veterans throughout the country, one flag at a time.