23 Oct '13, 3pm
In Some Nerve, @PattyChangAnker & her friends face some of their deepest fears. Hear the #LifeStories Week interview:
, I reunited with an old friend, Patty Chang Anker , to talk about her memoir, Some Nerve , in which she recounts her effort to face some of her most basic fears—and to reach out to other people who are confronting fears of their own. It didn’t get off to such a great start—confronting her terror of swimming in the open water, she got slammed by an ocean wave and broke a foot—but eventually she found herself surfing on Lake Michigan in the winter and getting in a car with a woman who hadn’t driven in 20 years since she got into an accident her second time behind the wheel.