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Mar 31, 2021

Henriette's introduction to the US was that of a Romanian teenager in Texas, with a limited grasp of English. But she rapidly adapted and excelled.

At the University of Kansas she found a love of French and French literature that laid the groundwork for her professional career.

But a few bumps in the road caused...

Mar 24, 2021

In 1993, there was no internet to speak of. Breast cancer was a taboo topic. But Sharon Henifin found herself diagnosed with the disease. And she faced it head on.

Sharon’s experience set the stage for a domestic and international effort to change things. Her current efforts focus on Africa where cancer is often a...

Mar 17, 2021

Peter Lloyd was living the normal life of newly married 25 year old with a young child. Until he fell at work, injuring his left leg.

Thus started ten years of medical intervention, a diagnosis of osteosarcoma (cancer) and eventually an amputation.

This is a story of perseverance, isolation and absolute triumph. A must...

Mar 10, 2021

Erik Weihenmayer is an author, adventurer, speaker and founder of He's climbed Everest, and all Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each continent. He's climbed the nearly vertical El Capitan in Yosemite and rafted the raging rapids along 277 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Did I...

Mar 3, 2021

Mia's breast cancer story is one of taking action, only to find that perhaps it wasn't the best decision. And she's been dealing with the repercussions of surgery and reconstruction for 14 years and counting. What wisdom would she pass along as a result of her experiences? Listen, learn and share, because the lessons...