Out of all types of cancer, childhood cancers account for less than 1 percent, but that still means every year, more than 10,000 children and their families will hear that frightening diagnosis. Each has quite a story to tell, and that’s especially true of a young man named Benji Watson.
Now in its third season, “Surviving & Thriving” is our Emmy-nominated show that shines a spotlight on those who show us what’s possible in the face of hardships. Meet some of the men and women who are proving that when life knocks us down, having real hope can make all the difference in the world.
At the age of 14, Benji Watson was diagnosed with cancer. Even while he was still fighting cancer himself, he made a vow that when he got healthy, he’d return to the hospital to make a difference. And that’s exactly what’s he done.
Watch our hour-long show dedicated to giving you inspiration to survive life’s toughest challenges. In this edition of our Emmy-nominated show, meet a man who survived a double organ transplant and is taking what he learned from his experiences to change other patients’ lives.
NFL great Reggie Williams is on a mission to save his leg, even though every doctor keeps telling him it needs to come off. Find out how he uses his art and daily stretching routine in his battle to do what he thinks is best for his body.