In her engaging speaking style, Roslyn will enthrall your group as she tells about the incredible might and miracles that saved her mother, Sonja, who survived the concentration camps of Nazi Europe and her father, John, who survived the Nagasaki atomic bombing as a Prisoner of War in Japan.
Your guests will also discover how when diagnosed with cancer at 29, Roslyn turned to her parents' NEVER GIVE UP attitude as inspiration in her own fight to beat cancer and become a long-term survivor.
Her parents' story was the subject of a television documentary that was nominated for a Gemini award and her book, MEANT TO BE, is currently being adapted for production as a feature film.
How did Roslyn's parents survive their captivity? How did they meet? What did Roslyn learn from her parents in facing her own fight to beat cancer that can help us all live better lives and make our world a better place? The answers to these questions and more are what make up Roslyn's captivating presentation of MEANT TO BE.
Let your guests experience Roslyn's captivating combination of masterful storytelling with a variety of audio-visual elements. These include photos, live music, video clips of the television documentary about her parents' extraordinary lives plus much more. These original elements add tremendous impact and intrigue for a truly unique and memorable experience for you and your group.
Roslyn presents her awe-inspiring multi-media presentation to a variety of audiences including faith-based, student, senior, war veteran, cancer support, and other community groups and organizations. Corporations also benefit from Roslyn's powerful messages of faith and fortitude, positivity and perseverance, as well as daring and determination in overcoming change, challenge and adversity.
"Roslyn Franken's presentation of her book, Meant To Be, was breathtaking! From the moment she began telling her parents' story, the entire audience was completely captivated. The entire room was filled with tears, laughter, gasps, and sighs as they hung on her every word…This is such a powerful story everyone needs to hear!!
~ Russell O. McKee III, Pastor, Harvester United Methodist Church, Land O'Lakes Florida
MEANT TO BE: A True Story of Might, Miracles and Triumph of the Human Spirit
by Roslyn Franken, ISBN: 978-0-9784274-1-2