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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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.

Randy Boudreaux with wife Jeanette

Randy Boudreaux

Survivor

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

Survivor

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.

Survivor

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

Survivor

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.

Survivor

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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David Broyles and family

David Broyles

Survivor

Mesothelioma survivor David Broyles once worried about living long enough to see the birth of his daughter. Now, almost 22 years later, he will see her graduate from [...]

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Jim McWhorter

Jim McWhorter

Survivor

Calling Jim and Pam McWhorter the “outdoors type” would be an understatement. The couple traveled regularly, enjoying hiking, camping and kayaking. In August 2014, they [...]

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David Doust

David Doust

Survivor

David Doust is a well-known and respected figure at the Mandurah Seniors and Community Centre, located about an hour south of Perth, Western Australia. Each Monday, he travels [...]

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Jerry Lampe

Jerry Lampe

Survivor

Jerry Lampe often does his morning prayer in front of the bathroom mirror, lifted by the visual reassurance — and continued surprise — that he is alive and well. Then [...]

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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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