Amid the chaos of daily life, we tend to forget that our bodies can fall apart at any second. Our health doesn’t always cooperate with our hopes, goals, and plans. Sometimes the body has an agenda of its own.
In September 2001, the celebrated actress Sharon Stone found this out the hard way when she had a stroke and almost died. At Stone’s lowest point, her odds of survival were just one percent. But after a seven-hour brain surgery, she began to slowly heal.
In her new autobiographical work, Stone explores this close encounter with death and the way it turned her life upside down. As she recovered, the actress felt grateful for the opportunity to shake off the superficiality of Hollywood and find out what truly mattered most. To learn more about her incredible rebirth, check out our Instaread on The Beauty of Living Twice.