Reclusive actor, comedian, musician and entrepreneur Dan Aykroyd rarely gives interviews. But when his fans showed up by the hundreds for a bottle singing, he stayed until he had met them all and signed whatever they brought with them.
In this episode of Surviving & Thriving, two stroke survivors show recovery is possible. Plus, meet a three-sport, straight-A student who battled back from a brain tumor to get back into the game.
A stroke left Valerie Greene unable to talk, walk or even speak. She’s not only battled back, she’s changing the lives of stroke survivors around the world. See how she uses her story to show others recovery is possible.
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.
Opportunity had always seemed to find broadcasting legend Jane Pauley. Then, when she was in her mid-50s, the phone stopped ringing. In a candid conversation, Jane talks with Growing Bolder about her reluctance to reinvent herself but she also reveals how it’s been one of the most rewarding phases of her life.
Remember when no dream seemed too big? We’ve got a secret: you’ve been programmed to give up. But here’s the good news: dreams can come true at any time, at any age. Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton offers you encouragement to chase your dreams in this Growing Bolder Minute.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John Raaen enjoyed a long and distinguished military career that included excelling at West Point, storming the beaches of Normandy on D-Day and tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. Now 93, he doesn’t like to look back but he knows it’s important to preserve his stories for history. He shares his remarkable memories.
Are you willing to step up to the plate for your own life? No matter what hardships you may face, Tony Little says you CAN do it and you CAN survive. Get his advice for how you can do it.
Do you ever look at a public person and think, “what in the world does that person have to complain about?” Exercise guru Tony Little cautions you against judging a book by its cover because often, we have no idea the hardships someone is trying to survive.
You may recognize Tony Little from his wildly popular fitness videos and informercials but did you know he’s also in the shoe, pillow and bison businesses? He explains why we all need a little variety in our lives.