Madison Blackmon was a 14-year-old straight-A student and three-sport athlete when she began having what she thought were anxiety attacks. Seizures soon followed and an MRI revealed a brain tumor. See how her doctors not only took on the tumors, they vowed to preserve her beautiful mind.
What do you get when you combine one of the world’s greatest mountains, one of the world’s greatest mountaineers with one of the world’s greatest causes? One of the world’s greatest adventures.
When you do what you love with passion and hope, and you work to change lives, amazing things can happen. We’re very proud to announce that a video featuring our own Wendy Chioji and airing as part of Growing Bolder TV has won two Telly awards!
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.
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.