Last weekend Kasey, Maria, Nick and I went to see Eduardo Verastegui, the lead actor in the movie Bella (Winner of the Toronto Film Festival), speak about his life and his involvement in the pro-life movement. Basically, about 8 years ago he gave up all the money and fame of his acting career to pursue a life with greater meaning. He has resolved to only accept acting jobs that elevate human dignity and has also created his own film production company. The company’s first film is Bella which, as far as we know, has saved over 200 babies.
At one point, he had most of the women in the room in tears. He was such a great speaker and I encourage anyone to go who has the chance to hear him speak.
To give you an idea of what his talk was like I’m including a video where he gives a very brief summary of his testimony: