Six Year Old Teaches The Secret to Resilience


Jaden Hayes has had a rough few years, living what most would see as their worst nightmare.  At age four, he lost his father.  Recently at age six, his mother also passed away.  Talk about a resilience challenge. What’s he doing about it?

He isn’t wallowing in the sorrow.  Oh he could. Everyone would understand if he did. But he figured out a better way to move past the sorrow and return to vitality; help make others smile.  And it’s helping him cope in ways that no one predicted.

CBS’s Steve Hartman talks with the young Georgia boy who believes making others smile is the best medicine for people who feel sad.

The Secret to Resilience

Photo: Essential Kids



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