Bell Global Justice Institute's EMPOWER Podcast

Honoring and Remembering: A Special Memorial Day Episode with Author & Gold Star Sibling Renee Nickell

May 28, 2021 Bell Global Justice Institute Season 1 Episode 3
Bell Global Justice Institute's EMPOWER Podcast
Honoring and Remembering: A Special Memorial Day Episode with Author & Gold Star Sibling Renee Nickell
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Bell Global Justice Institute's EMPOWER Podcast
Honoring and Remembering: A Special Memorial Day Episode with Author & Gold Star Sibling Renee Nickell
May 28, 2021 Season 1 Episode 3
Bell Global Justice Institute

For our special Memorial Day episode, we are very honored to talk with Renee Nickell, Author and Gold Star Sibling  to Major Samuel Griffith, USMC. Renee’s mission is to “increase awareness of the difficulties military families face, so that we can help them endure, recover and heal.” Renee’s beautiful and inspiring memoir, “Always My Hero: A Sister’s Inspiring Story of Love, Sacrifice, and Hope” honors her brother Sam and brings light to the difficult journey of American Gold Star Families.

“There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.”  - U.S. Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman.


- Bell Global Justice Institute

Show Notes

For our special Memorial Day episode, we are very honored to talk with Renee Nickell, Author and Gold Star Sibling  to Major Samuel Griffith, USMC. Renee’s mission is to “increase awareness of the difficulties military families face, so that we can help them endure, recover and heal.” Renee’s beautiful and inspiring memoir, “Always My Hero: A Sister’s Inspiring Story of Love, Sacrifice, and Hope” honors her brother Sam and brings light to the difficult journey of American Gold Star Families.

“There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.”  - U.S. Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman.


- Bell Global Justice Institute