The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

When you sit at home in the evening and watch horrific recountings of violence happening around the world, have you thought about who is doing the reporting? One must remember the brave souls risking their lives to shed light on these realities, in an effort to bring global awareness and balanced reporting to these issues. Lara Logan, an Emmy award winning television and radio journalist / war correspondent, has had a career that has brought her to the front lines of numerous civil wars in Africa, coup’s, Afghanistan, living in the Red Zone during the Iraq War and the uprisings in Egypt to name just a few. She has endured unspeakable assaults and witnessed deaths and destruction on many continents. Through all of these events she exudes the utmost resilience and teaches us to hold true to our principles, that everything has a price and that no one can take away the freedom that lives within you.

Warning The interview in this episode includes the recounting of violent events and may not be suitable for all audiences.

Principles mean nothing if their just slogans
Be consistent
Kindness and respect are paramount
Listen to what people say - inhale information
Don’t take no for an answer
When you are knocked down- get back up
Everything has a price
Stay true to yourself
No one can give or take away your freedom - it’s within you


0:00 Joe, Colonel Nye & guest host Josh Cosby introduce this episode
1:11 Interview begins with Lara Logan & Lonnie Mayne
2:00 Knowing what you believe in- growing up during apartehied in South Africa
4:00 Consistency as an imperative quality
5:00 Life is for the living
7:00 Parenting pointers and family sacrifices for believing in the mission
9:45 A different notion of balance
10:30 Inhaling information and learning as much as you can all the time
12:00 Her first assignment
15:00 Going to war as a reporter for the first time
16:45 Tales from the front lines
18:35 Don’t take no for an answer & always get back up
19:12 Break
19:57 Interview continues with horrifying events in Egypt
22:00 Imprisoned in Egypt
24:00 Attacked and sexually assaulted by a mob
26:30 Fighting for dignity or die fighting
30:00 The hope of possible survival
33:00 Unimaginable horrors
34:15 Dealing with news of cancer
37:00 Deciding “how much” “ you give your abusers each day
38:00 Staying true to yourself
39:45 Joe, The Colonel and guest Josh discuss this remarkable interview

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Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Hosts: Joe De Sena, Tim Nye, Guest Hosts Josh Crosby & Lonnie Mayne. Co-hosts Sefra Alexandra and “Dr. Johnny Waite are off seeking adventures and stories of resilience this week.
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress
Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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