Beyond the Shadows is an empowering story about Lauren Sisler and her family’s journey through addiction. In 2003 as a freshman at Rutgers University, tragedy struck Lauren’s world. Through her grief and despair, Lauren found the courage to continue moving forward and find success. Lauren now shares her story across the country in hopes of spreading awareness while breaking down the barriers that stand in the way of us living our best life.
Lauren Sisler is a two-time national award-winning sports broadcaster who joined ESPN and SEC Network in 2016 as a sideline reporter for both college football and gymnastics. In addition, she serves as a sports reporter and host at AL.com where she covers a multitude of teams and sports in the state of Alabama. Lauren is passionate about sports, but even more passionate about telling the stories of the coaches, athletes, and fans who make it more than a game. Sisler, a native of Roanoke, Va., was the captain of her gymnastics team at Rutgers University and graduated in 2006 with a communication degree. Find more information about Lauren Sisler at www.LaurenSisler.com. You can also follow her on social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) @LaurenSisler.
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