Wall Of Hope - Page 10

Our Wall of Hope serves as a testament to the strength and perseverance of mesothelioma survivors and their loved ones who accompany them on their cancer journey. The personal stories they share recount the good times and the bad times many people facing this cancer will experience.

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Discover the stories of mesothelioma survivors across the nation who defied the odds by trying new cancer treatments, keeping their faith alive, traveling and spending quality time with family and other loved ones.

Mesothelioma survivor Ken S.

Ken S.


U.S. Navy veteran Ken S. made his living for decades as a poker player, learning to survive, and often thrive, at the table with the hand he was dealt. He knew this was no time [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Nick P. next to his blue truck

Nick P.


Eight months after he was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, Nick P. walked into his local Dodge dealership in Colorado Springs, kicked a few tires, and drove away [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Andy A. smiling

Andy A.


Andy A. beat the odds in 2004 by surviving a horrific, 70 mph motorcycle crash that propelled him into a concrete retaining wall, breaking his pelvis and collarbone, three ribs, [...]

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Odell R. Mesothelioma Survivor

Odell R.


Sydney R. never heard a sales pitch like this before, and certainly never expected it from a renowned, big-city thoracic surgeon who was trying to convince her wavering [...]

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Chuck H & Family

Chuck H.


Navy veteran Chuck H. was not a fan of the VA Health Care system -- until he discovered how well it worked in Boston. Chuck, who lives in tiny Charles Town, W.Va., traveled [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor & Veteran John Conway

John Conway


John Conway is already contemplating a marinate recipe for the mahi-mahi he expects to grill when he returns to Florida and hops on his boat this fall, cruising into the Atlantic [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Patricia Powell Hargrett

Patricia Powell Hargrett


A smile sweeps across Patricia Powell Hargrett's face. She's just been asked about her 25-year career teaching elementary school children. "I miss the children so much. But I [...]

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Sydney R, Mesothelioma Survivor

Sydney R.


Sydney R. never forgot what she learned fighting for her life as a child more than 60 years ago, framing her perspective today as she battles malignant pleural [...]

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Mike Taylor, Mesothelioma Survivor

Mike T.


Diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in October 2011, Mike T. knew immediately where he had been exposed to asbestos. While working for Telecom back in 1977, he had spent many [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Kasie Coleman & Her Family

Kasie Coleman


July 1, 2010, was the day that my life changed forever. I was a married mom with two young sons, Wes and Ross. My days consisted of carpool, work, taking my kids to their [...]

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