When tragedy struck this Sag she turned grief into giving...Model-turned movie actress and former Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl was deeply affected by the death of her 15-year-old brother in a car accident in 1986. But like a true Sag, she reacted to the tragedy with optimism, and jumped in to do something positive.
Since her brother was an animal lover, she started the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation in his honor.
"He extended his compassion and kindness to all creatures, great and small," she said. "The foundation is his legacy."
Its programs include moving dogs and cats from high-kill to no-kill shelters. Leave it to an idealistic Sag to turn heartbreak into hope!