Stories of Survival

Tamron Little
Survivor
I got invited to the White House! So, what would you do if you got invited to the White House? You would go, of course! That’s exactly what I did when I got the invitation to the C[…] Read Tamron's Story
Cheryl Pilkington remembers riding on the weekends as a child to her father’s workshop – a matchplate foundry – and happily playing with her big sister in the thick plaster dust th[…] Read Cheryl's Story
Patricia Stevens
Survivor
Patricia Stevens has traveled through 47 states and 63 countries, covering five continents in her lifetime – and she isn’t done yet. Her treasure chest of memories will continue t[…] Read Patricia's Story
Quincy Jones
Survivor
There is nothing funny about malignant mesothelioma – unless Quincy Jones is part of the conversation. He will make you laugh every time.        […] Read Quincy's Story
Trina Reif
Survivor
 A lot of life can be lived in 20 years, and Trina Reif is proof of that. Now in her 21st year as a mesothelioma survivor, Reif counts every family milestone as a blessing.&nb[…] Read Trina's Story
Jose Perez
Survivor
Eight months after being diagnosed with mesothelioma – and declining an aggressive treatment regimen – Jose Perez was biking through his neighborhood like he does every morning, no[…] Read Jose's Story
Daniel McCarthy
Survivor
Mesothelioma survivor Daniel McCarthy has better things to do than sit at home lamenting his future with pleural mesothelioma cancer. The sky is still his limit. The free-spirited[…] Read Daniel's Story
Kevin Sinyard
Survivor
Kevin Sinyard, a mesothelioma survivor, was back on the boat in the Florida Keys, once again joining family for the lobster harvesting season they enjoy so much. His role may have[…] Read Kevin's Story
Doug Jackson
Survivor
Pleural mesothelioma may have pushed Doug Jackson into an early retirement – abruptly ending the teaching and coaching career he loved – but it didn’t stop him from living with a p[…] Read Doug's Story
Charles Wood
Survivor
Charles Wood wasn’t about to just sit back and accept the often overwhelming, gloom-and-doom diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Not after spending a lifetime making thing[…] Read Charles's Story