The call to be a hero could come from any direction, TV personality and former prosecutor Nancy Grace said Monday.

Before a crowded room in McMorran Place Theater, Grace recalled some of the most challenging moments of her life, including the murder of her fiancé Keith Griffin in 1979. 

Grace has often cited Griffin’s murder as a motivating factor for her pursuit of a career in law enforcement. She encouraged each member of the audience to stand up and act to affect change in their world. 

“You never know in life when that call will come,” Grace said. “That call to act, to say something, to do something.” 

Grace said she couldn’t decide which field of work was more cut-throat: television or law enforcement. For a young person interested in going into the criminal justice, Grace said it’s important to believe in the…