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Wall Of Hope - Page 2

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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.

Ron Yutko, peritoneal mesothelioma survivor, with his wife and dog

Ron Yutko

Survivor

You can tell a lot about the Yutko family’s approach to cancer by the personalized Christmas card they will be sending this year. No one is giving up or giving in. All [...]

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Tamron Cox-Little

Tamron Cox-Little

Survivor

Tamron Cox-Little didn’t plan her first pregnancy, but it turned into a bigger blessing than anyone could have imagined. It probably saved her life. Cox-Little is a [...]

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Lorraine Kember

Caregiver

I was standing beside my husband Brian on the day he learned he had mesothelioma. A young doctor — seemingly indifferent to our reaction — delivered the grave news, and he [...]

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Linda Foreman

Linda Foreman

Survivor

Mesothelioma survivor Linda Foreman doesn’t go anywhere now without her Ojibwa tea. It gives her hope — and life. Foreman, 77, believes the Native American four-herb tea [...]

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F.X. Dickert

F.X. Dickert

Survivor

Peritoneal mesothelioma survivor F.X. Dickert doesn’t have time to die. His schedule is already full. Dickert, 66, will undergo aggressive surgery in October for the third [...]

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Jim Huff

Jim Huff

Survivor

Mesothelioma survivor Jim Huff always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, but he never quite found the time. Work and family obligations always took precedence — until [...]

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Chuck Gast

Chuck Gast

Survivor

Chuck Gast’s daily work commute consists of a half-mile walk to and from his home in Toledo, Ohio. It’s something he’s done since joining Yark Automotive Group in 2007. [...]

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Gene Hartline and his wife, Mickie

Gene Hartline

Survivor

Gene Hartline was ready to concede after doctors at a highly rated, big-city cancer center told him there was little they could do for his advanced-stage mesothelioma. His [...]

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