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Preserving a Teen’s Beautiful Mind

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.

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Jane Pauley Takes Control

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.

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Go Get It

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.

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Military Legend Shares His Memories of D-Day

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.


Tony Little: There’s Always a Way

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.


Tony Little: Everybody Hurts

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.


Tony Little: The Variety of Life

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.

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Believe In Yourself

Do you believe in yourself? Do you believe you can do anything? Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer share the story of exercise guru Tony Little to inspire you to overcome the doubters in your life.

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Rock Out With the Guitar Guys

For more than 40 years, friends and business partners Billy Fels and Doug Montgomery have kept everyone from Springsteen to Buffett strumming away. These guitar guys share their secrets, including how they managed to, against all odds, become grey haired guys still in the rock and roll business!


Surviving & Thriving Complete Show: Episode 301

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.