In this episode of “Surviving & Thriving,” meet a woman who nearly died after childbirth from a heart condition that baffled doctors. Plus, a man’s musings on life, faith and cancer following his diagnosis with an incurable form of cancer.
How would you react if doctors told you there was a malignant tumor on your spine and you had an incurable form of cancer? Steve Hatcher started writing. And he couldn’t believe the words that poured out of him. His reflections even went viral. He shares what he’s learned on this journey.
Dena Jalbert had never been admitted into a hospital until the day she went into labor. She almost didn’t make it out. Find out about the unexpected heart condition she developed and how it changed her life forever.
Each one of artist Carole Lyles Shaw’s quilts tells a story. At a recent exhibition of African-American story quilts, Carole explained how art is the ultimate act of hope and healing.
As she celebrates her 100th birthday, Dorothy Johnson celebrates a lifetime of giving back and breaking racial and gender barriers. She shares her secrets of longevity and offers her advice for making your own mark on the world.
Jeremy Jungling was a newlywed, running coach and in the best shape of his life. When he learned he had colon cancer, he was stunned. See how the experience has changed him and why he’s no longer waiting until “I’m older” to chase his dreams.
There’s something special about looking at art. Who created it? Was it a man or a woman? Were they rich or poor? Young or old? Art appeals to each individual on a personal level, no matter who created it.
In 1979, her debut hit, “Chuck E.’s in Love” was the song on everyone’s lips. A Grammy win and a Rolling Stone quickly followed, but fame made Rickie Lee Jones uneasy. So she pushed it all away. We catch up with of music’s all-time greats.
Angie Washo is the first woman and only amputee ever to compete in the AlCan Road Rally. Remarkable that two years before, her leg was severed when a hit and run driver hit her motorcycle.