Find Your Why: A Life-Changing Chat With Navy SEAL Vet Sean Haggerty Of History Channel's ‘The Selection’
Since I was 6 years old, my greatest fear has always been death. So, at 10 years old, when I hit my head on a waterslide and nearly drowned in the shallow end, I became deathly afraid of water. Soon after, an attempt at swimming lessons proved futile. At 16, and again at 19, I wouldn't even go into one of the most magical places on Earth that I had always wanted to experience: The Dead Sea - where it's impossible to sink. Now at 5-feet tall I'm shorter than most puddles, so without the ability to swim, I simply avoided bodies of water for years. Until that eventful day, when I told one of the biggest lies of my life ...
You see, I wanted to be on radio. There were no on-air openings for a kid with zero experience, so I decided to create one: "Danger Girl" - a quirky, on-air stunt character.