Sylvia & Me
Candace Lightner, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and We Save Lives

What would you do if a habitual drunk driver killed your teenage daughter? How would you feel when you found out that it wasn’t considered a crime? For Candace Lightner, anger and determination and the birth of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Candace has been credited with saving more than 400,000 lives. Candace is a groundbreaking activist, mentor, author and spokesperson. She is widely recognized as one of the most influential American citizens of the twentieth century. Candace is credited with the successful passage of more than 700 bills at the state and national levels.