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.
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.
When actor Pierce Brosnan saw a painting of himself that’d been created by an artist who paints with her mouth he knew he had to meet her. So he invited her into his home, where they bonded over their passion for painting, particularly through life’s toughest challenges.
Mary Flynn is an award-winning writer of poetry and fiction and she has a hopeful message for anyone who thinks it’s too late to create the life they love.
David Clark went from a drug addicted, alcoholic 320-pound man to a lean, clean, motivation machine. Get inspired to overcome your demons in life.
At the age of 38, high-powered ad exec Richard Burns was struck down with a stroke and declared dead. This is the story of his incredible comeback.
Not even six different types of cancer and more than 20 surgeries can slow Tony Handler down. We catch up with this 75-year-old triathlon superstar.
Just four months after her wedding day, Jennifer Glass was diagnosed with lung cancer. As she started thinking about what might happen to her, one thing stunned her: the lack of end-of-life options available to those with life-threatening illnesses. Find out why she decided to take on two battles: her cancer and end-of-life choices.
Doug Ulman is not one to back down from challenges. From battling cancer three times, to building LIVESTRONG into one of the world’s most powerful and effective cancer fighting communities and then leading the organization through its biggest crisis, Ulman has been a fearless warrior.