“Officer Stephens”

A few months ago I was selected by The Palm Beach Post and USA TODAY to participate in the Storytellers Project.

On March 9, more than 150 people gathered theater to hear live stories about “Growing Up” from 5 storytellers (including me). The audience laughed, and cried and remembered what it was like to be part of a community that supports and values one another.

This endeavor is based on one simple truth: that there are experiences we all share and that we grow closer – as people and as a community – when we share them. In short, we find common ground.

My “story” began as a humorous tale of my step-daughter learning an important life lesson. After working with professional writers for several sessions it expanded To include why I love being a divorce lawyer.

For your consideration, “Officer Stephens”:

To view the entire performance, click here: https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/news/local/2022/05/16/palm-beach-post-storytellers-growing-up-addiction-parenting/9675159002/

“Wondering what difference you can make? Take a minute and watch Eddie Stephens tell his story at The Palm Beach Post’s Storytellers Project show on “Growing Up.” You’ll laugh, you’ll think and you’ll be on your feet cheering by the end.” -Tom Elia,The Palm Beach Post

“Eddie Stephens’ story, which shaped the adventure of his life, touches on the resiliency drawn out of young people when they must overcome the unthinkable.” -Kat Kokal, The Palm Beach Post

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