MacDonald is a Motivational Speaker, Author, and Single Mother. Rustie speaks on finding Gratitude in personal storms. She is a warrior and has survived rape, poverty, homelessness, and sever abuse. She hopes that by sharing her story, she will inspire others to help change laws that allow poverty and abuse to thrive in our world. She hopes that her story will inspire other Warriors to heal through their pain. Rustie works tirelessly to educate and motivate others to not just LIVE but THRIVE.".