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Posts Tagged ‘cancer survivor’


Wendy Jacobson – Hands Off My Hope – How Her Mother Beat the Odds and Created a Legacy to Inspire Others




Wendy Jacobson watched her Mother, Jan Zimmerman, battle breast cancer for over a decade. When she was first diagnosed in 1995, Jan was given a less than 10% chance of surviving longer than six months. Through sheer will and determination, Jan not only beat the odds, she also lived a good life for almost 13 […]

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Dawn Jones and Kelly Vidovic – Helping Cancer Patients to: “Live, Love, and Walk Sexy!”




Back in December, i had the privilege of interviewing Dawn Jones. Dawn is a Cancer Treatment Centers of America patient who graciously shares each step of her cancer journey with thousands, daily. Dawn has been an inspiration and a role model for thousands, teaching us how to embrace life with gratitude, strength and beauty. Dawn […]

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Linda Fisher – Amazing Survivor Creates Comforting Gifts
to Help Others Recover




In 2003 Linda Fisher learned that she had breast cancer. A double mastectomy was followed by 6 rounds of chemo. Linda was comforted by the help that she received on her cancer journey and was inspired to launch a project that created unique and amazing gift baskets packed with special selected items to help other […]

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Monica Allmond – Helping Cancer Survivors
to Become Cancer Victors




Last year Gloria McGowan was diagnosed with breast cancer and has been successfully treated. During her treatment and recovery her cousin, Monica Allmond was a source of support and motivation. Monica was so moved by the strength and determination of the women she encountered during Gloria’s cancer journey that she was compelled to inspire a […]

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Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz
On Her Triumph Over Cancer and Advocacy for Women




For more than eighteen years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to working on behalf of the people of South Florida. On January 4, 2005, she was sworn in as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Back in 2008 Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was as active as ever in not […]

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Bruce Frankel – On Embracing Your Dreams




Bruce Frankel began his career in journalism as a reporter at Gannett Newspapers in White Plains, New York, where he won numerous awards for reporting, spot news, and columns. He went on to become the New York-based national reporter for USA Today — where he covered major breaking news, trials, politics, organized crime and terrorism– […]

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Francine Trevens – On Writing, Recovery and Happiness




Francine has published more in the last five years, since her bout with breast cancer, than in all her prior 73 years. She has always earned her living with writing -as a theater/dance critic, theatrical press agent, stage director, freelance writer, poet and short story writer. However her cancer journey energized and inspired her writing. […]

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