The stories you are about to see will not only inspire and entertain you but will change the way you look at struggles in your own life. In this episode, see how a group of cancer survivors and advocates reached the summit of the world’s highest freestanding mountain.
Cheryl Faulk weighed 475 pounds and her obesity was slowly killing her. She was diabetic, had lost vision in one eye, suffered a cardiac event and endured multiple orthopedic operations. Then her son said something that changed her life forever. See how she lost the weight, without surgery, and at 60 is healthier and happier than ever.
Crystal Osha was a 30-year-old single mother when she learned she had cancer. With her health deteriorating, doctors raced to find a bone marrow donor to treat her acute myeloid leukemia but none of her relatives were a match. Find out how a teenager’s act of kindness saved her life.
For the second consecutive year, “Surviving & Thriving,” presented by Florida Hospital and airing on WKMG Local 6, has been nominated for an EMMY® Award.
Dee Bennett was battling several health conditions when he had a negative reaction to long-term exposure to two drugs. He started going downhill fast, and the only thing that could save him was a double organ transplant.
Motivated by grief and compassion after her father died of esophageal cancer, one woman is making huge strides in the future of care for this frequently incurable form of cancer.
Pat Williams is a man who knows how to get things done. From co-founding an NBA team to writing nearly 90 books and running in dozens of marathons, he believes there’s nothing you can’t do. It’s the same attitude he’s bringing to fighting his cancer.
For the second season of Surviving & Thriving, Bolder Broadcasting is proud to announce a new multi-year, multi-platform partnership with Florida Hospital to share the stories of those who are surviving life’s toughest struggles.
In her 60s, Diane Pieknik was forced into retirement when she lost her job. But she wasn’t about to start knitting or play golf. She decided to pursue something she’d always wanted to try — ice hockey.
Four-time Olympic triathlete Hunter Kemper recently took a break from his training in Colorado to return to his hometown — to take a walk. He reveals the health scare that inspired his father to drastically change his life and what you can learn.