Interviews With Survivors

Wall Of Hope - Page 12

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More Stories of Hope

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.

Midge Rylander Mesothelioma Survivor

Rachele Baker


It wasn't just another day cleaning the garage when Rachele Baker came across some old memories. These were memories from her mother's journal that had been stowed away. The [...]

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James B. Mesothelioma Survivor

James B.


When they left the hospital in June, Marilyn B. was told that her husband, James, belonged in a hospice facility, where they could make him as comfortable as possible through his [...]

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Christine S. Mesothelioma Survivor

Christine S.


When we began our Survivor Insight Series, one of the first survivors who wanted to speak to us about mesothelioma was Christine S. We want to thank her again for contributing to [...]

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Mesothelioma Suvivor Emily with her brothers and Quintessa

Emily W.


For Emily W., the worst thing about recuperating the past eight weeks from pleural mesothelioma surgery wasn't the dull pain in her chest that never really goes away. It is [...]

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Mesothelioma Survivor Kathleen A.

Kathleen A.


Kathleen A. already has the bus trip brochures sitting on the living room coffee table, awaiting only her next CT scan in December before making the final decision on where she [...]

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Flowers growing in a tough place

Lorraine Kember


Undoubtedly, we were mortally wounded. We suffered shock, disbelief, anger, helplessness and utter despair. In fact, we felt all the symptoms of grief one feels when a loved one [...]

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Megan H.


Megan H. sent us an update about her recent appointments. We would like to send our gratitude to Megan for continuing to share her story with the mesothelioma community. Her last [...]

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Lorraine and Brian Kember

Lorraine Kember


There is a well-known saying that goes, "You never know until you have been there." This was certainly true for me. There was no way that I could have imagined what it would be [...]

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