AURORA - DOCUMENTARY

This is a  short documentary I have completed on my mother, Aurora Cunha, a Former Portuguese Athlete, 3x  15km World champion, 6º place in the Los Angeles  Olympic Games Marathon, winner of Chicago, Tokyo etc marathons in 1988-1989. Aurora began her career when she was 14 years old, and over that time set several records. ...more

You Are Much Stronger Than You Think You Are

When I was in labor with my son I had the most amazing nurse by my side. Being a woman with two kids of her own, her advice and support really helped me.  At one point she looked at me as I was trying to get through a painful contraction and said, “You are much stronger than you think you are.”  This wasn’t the first time I’ve heard this, but it was the first time someone said it when I desperately needed to hear it. As soon as the words left her lips I found my strength; I just had to reach for it....more
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