Madonna Badger, the Stamford mother and daughter who lost her parents and three daughters in a fatal fire in her Stamford home on Christmas Day two years ago, writes about her loss and her plans to marry, in her essay published in the current issue of Vogue magazine.
In “The Long Road Back: How To Keep Going When The Unimaginable Happens,” Badger, who along with a friend survived the blaze, gives her detailed account of the 2011 early morning fire and the emotional days and months she faced in its aftermath. Her parents, Lomer and Pauline Johnson, and her three young daughters, Grace, Lilian and Sarah perished in the blaze, deemed accidental by investigators.
In the article, Badger, a New York advertising executive, said she will marry longtime friend, Bill Duke, next year.
To read her article in Vogue, go here.