This is an audio excerpt of How to Prepare for Everything, called “A Sign of Hope.” Like pine cones that bloom in intense heat, something deep in our nature can channel pain and injury into the long and difficult task of healing and regrowth.
Aaron Titus is a proud husband and father of eight children. A disaster relief technologist, he is the Executive Director of Crisis Cleanup, an open-source disaster relief platform that enables volunteers to help more people after disasters. He is the President of Mountain West Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (MWVOAD), a multi-state coalition of disaster relief organizations. As a former member of the New Jersey VOAD, he coordinated Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Irene response efforts for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is also an attorney and privacy advocate. Aaron enjoys volunteering, singing, organizing coalitions, web programming, and being a very silly dad.Engage with Aaron on Twitter (@aarontitus), or on Facebook.