First Mistake: Facing Death, Finding Life
Bestselling author D.J. Chang tells an inspiring true story about her journey with accepting her ethnicity and sexual orientation, finding love and miracles with her partner who has lived for over 32 years after being diagnosed with AIDS joins Enterprise Radio.
- How were you and your wife able to survive your wife’s AIDS diagnosis from 32 years ago?
- How has faith shaped your life?
- How did you choose to love and commitment in the face of your wife’s severe disability and AIDS diagnosis?
- What was it that helped you navigate your challenges in life?
- How were you able to make so many leaps of faith in your life?
D.J. Chang is a memoirist writer and social purpose entrepreneur. D.J. received a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology from Columbia University and earned a master degree in Urban planning/public administration from NYU.
D.J. now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her spouse Carla and their dogs. D.J. was raised in a white, upper-middle-class suburb of New York City, where, as a child, she witnessed her caregiver die suddenly and, as a young adult, grappled with issues of sexuality, class, and ethnicity.
Throughout her life, D.J. has searched for the meaning of identity, love, life, and death, and she explores these big questions and the events that shaped her life in her debut memoir, First Mistake.
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