Arizona Storytellers: Josh Shore

By KJZZ News
Published: Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:10am
Updated: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 2:57pm

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Josh Shore
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Josh Shore shares his story at the Romance or Not event at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 13, 2019.

KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. We record the live events and share them with you on the radio. In Phoenix, the storytellers sometimes share stories about our community or the life events that have shaped them in general. 


Josh Shore lost his mother to cancer over six years ago. Shortly thereafter, his girlfriend broke up with him over the phone.

He was hurt and sealed his feelings of grief and loss in a proverbial “feelings jar” and put it on the shelf. Shore decided that life was so short that he would just live in the moment all the time. But several years of poor eating habits led to weight gain. So he joined a Crossfit gym. Shore got stronger and stronger and started to feel better emotionally.

Josh Shore is the vice president of LSW Engineers.

The next storytelling event is Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix. 

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