Mar 21, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg releases book about overcoming loss

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has written her second book, "Option B," about coping with the death of husband Dave Goldberg two years ago.

The book, she said in a Facebook post, is about resilience in the wake of hardships.

"Because no one's life is perfect, we all live some form of Option B. It's my deepest hope that Option B will help others learn what I learned: that when life pulls you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface, and breathe again."

Why it matters: Like her first book "Lean In," her new book is sure to be the topic of conversation in Silicon Valley circles. "Have you read 'Option B'?" will be a go-to ice breaker for a while.

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