MIDDLEBURY — Some people become defined by tragedy and are unable to overcome it.
But Nick Beauchamp continues to draw inspiration from the worst night of his life — Sept. 10, 2005. That’s when his dad died in a car crash in New Jersey.
Beauchamp was only 6 years old at the time, but the events will forever be etched in his memory.
“My whole family huddled in the living room, torrents of tears sweeping through the room,” he wrote in an essay about that soul-draining day.