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I'm One of The Lucky Ones

In this compelling book, Joseph Alvaro shares the experience of losing his wife. It’s a testament to the love and the continuing bond he has with her. A true story of inspiration we can all celebrate.


Celebrating a Life

Producer Joseph Alvaro and film/television critic Matt Zoller Seitz, after having lost their wives, created The Lucky Ones. A social and digital streaming platform for people, from all walks of life, to celebrate that special someone who has died. The Lucky Ones appeals to the common humanity we all share with one another. The stories are universal in their appeal, providing content that is life affirming for the viewer. "We have worked really hard to capture the stories and develop a place for them to live on,” said Alvaro.

The Lucky Ones presents an array of stories drawn from the diversity of our society, which reinforces our common humanity. The Lucky Ones is a celebration of the continuing bonds we share with someone special, even when they’re no longer with us.

Users are encouraged to upload and share their own videos or written stories.