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Wall Of Hope - Page 2

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.

Mark Martin

Mark Martin


Mark Martin has been racing motorcycles for the last 47 years. He sees no reason to stop now. Martin, 58, is a mesothelioma survivor who plans to race this spring at Nelson [...]

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Sissy Hoffman and Dr. David Sugarbaker

Sissy Hoffman


Dr. David Sugarbaker left behind a legacy of surgical excellence, groundbreaking advances and unwavering dedication to his patients. Mesothelioma survivor Sissy Hoffman is a [...]

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Randy Jarreau and wife Penelope

Randy Jarreau


Randy Jarreau doesn’t spend much time thinking about mesothelioma. He has a life to live. After work on most days, his schedule typically includes his youngest son’s [...]

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Jim Huff and his wife

Jim Huff


Diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in 2016, Jim Huff went 15 months with no new tumor growth. His only treatment: A twice-daily dose of CBD oil. When his cancer finally began [...]

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Chris Shelton with wife Tammy

Chris Shelton


Mesothelioma survivor Chris Shelton was back on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle — smiling again — just days after being hospitalized for the second time with a life-threatening [...]

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Randy Boudreaux with wife Jeanette

Randy Boudreaux


Pleural mesothelioma survivor Randy Boudreaux struggled to catch his breath a year ago when he made the roundtrip walk to the mailbox at the end of the driveway. It felt like [...]

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Kay Kilpatrick-Simmons with grandkids Claire and Scott

Kay Kilpatrick-Simmons


Six years after aggressive surgery for pleural mesothelioma, Kay Kilpatrick-Simmons watched proudly as granddaughter Claire crossed the stage at Marymount High School to accept [...]

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Hatsie with grandchildren

Hatsie H.


Twenty months after aggressive surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma, Hatsie H. celebrated with her grandchildren by taking the ski lift to the top of Vail Mountain. At [...]

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Darlene Micciche

Darlene Micciche


Attending a dinner party with friends became the motivation Darlene Micciche needed while recovering from cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy [...]

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Jayda Kelsall

Jayda K.


Peritoneal mesothelioma survivor Jayda K. didn’t take her increasing pain lying down. The Ottawa, Ontario, resident fought hard to get doctors to recognize her mysterious [...]

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