Bruce Feiler is the creator of the NBC hit show “Council of Dads.” He shares how his own cancer challenge sparked the idea and what he’s learned about coping with “life quakes.”
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If you’ve watched Growing Bolder over the years you know that one of most talented and inspirational team members was Wendy Chioji. Wendy was not only a regular on our programs, she was a good friend and colleague for over 35 years.
An estimated 258 million women worldwide are widows. And many of them are younger women, suddenly left alone to raise families and keep their families afloat. Women like Carolyn Moor. When her husband died in a car accident, she floundered but then found her voice in helping other widows like her.
With a combined age of more than 360, John Corse, Ed Graves, Betty Lorenzi and Joan Campbell had the chance to smash two things: a world record and expectations.
As the number of World War II veterans continues to dwindle, learning what we can from them becomes more important. Especially those who fought not only our enemies overseas, but also prejudice at home. The African Americans who became known as the Tuskegee Airmen proved to be among the most inspiring. At 95, Richard Hall is among a small handful who remain. He shares his thoughts, his memories and wisdom about war and life.
Scott Hamilton has faced stage 4 cancer and three brain tumors. He lost his high-profile broadcasting gig to two younger people. He was adopted and grew up pursuing a sport his family could barely afford. Through it all, one thing has never changed — he’s an eternal optimist. Get his tips for finishing first in your life.
Right now, hundreds of thousands of American families are in the fight against childhood cancer, and every two minutes — another child will receive the diagnosis. But there are stories that give us hope.
Charmaine Gilbreath had a dream. And nothing, not even age, was going to stop her. She retired at 63 and enrolled at The DAVE School to study digital animation and special effects with some of America’s top teachers and experts. From there, she found herself overcoming obstacles inside the classroom and out, but she never gave up on her goals.
See how two cancer survivors are raising hope and money, and supporting the work of people who are searching for better ways to beat the disease. It’s a story of Surviving & Thriving.
We’re thrilled to bring you this inspirational message from Jeannette Bajalia, founder of Woman’s Worth®, Growing Bolder’s financial expert and partner in the Growing Bolder Life Institute and one of the millions of people Surviving & Thriving after cancer.
The Emmy-nominated Surviving & Thriving is back! In this episode, you’ll meet men and women who have overcome some of life’s most incredible challenges. Their examples will share a message that none of us can ever hear too much — hope is always attainable. No matter what you’re facing.
More than 20 years ago, Hector Picard nearly died in a workplace accident that robbed him of his two arms. Instead of giving up, he started Surviving and Thriving … and crossing finish lines!