Miya of the Quiet Strength
Call Number: Main Library Media Collection (Video record 38179 DVD)
Publication Date: 2008
Miya of the quiet strength is a one hour documentary about the life of Miya Rodolfo-Sioson, the lone survivor of the November 1, 1991 University of Iowa shooting. Following her injury, Miya became a quadriplegic, but her disability has not prevented this determined woman from helping others. The film portrays Miya's life as an activist, following her as she overcomes many challenges and fights for the rights of others she sees as less fortunate than herself. In May of 2007, Miya was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. After 18 months of battling the disease, Miya passed away on December 3, 2008.