Secours, who could find a silver lining in pretty much any dark cloud you could throw at her, has found that her great misfortunes have been the seed for even greater strength and inspiration. And now, along with filmmaker Michael Lacy, Secours is working on a movie, House of Alchemy, to demonstrate — as she put it in a 2010 TedxNashville talk — "how the worst thing that has ever happened to you can turn out to be gold." In the film, she interviews several people who've been through unimaginable horrors, and who have managed to turn their suffering into gold.
Secours and Lacy have started an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds, and they've still got a ways to go to reach their $25,000 goal with just six days left.
For those of you who've always thought, "I want to get into the movies," well now's your chance!