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Wall Of Hope - Page 5

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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.

Woman Receiving a Massage

Lorraine Kember

Caregiver

Around a year after my husband Brian passed away from pleural mesothelioma, I started working with the Solaris Care Cancer Support Centre, a nonprofit organization dedicated to [...]

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Mary Lyons with Kailani

Mary Lyons

Survivor

Mary Lyons and her beloved border collie, Kailani, drove six hours through afternoon traffic to attend a two-day sheepherding clinic in the rural northern California town of [...]

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Joyce Montgomery mesothelioma survivor

Joyce Montgomery

Survivor

The Union Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas is lucky to have Joyce Montgomery, a living testament to the power of prayer. Her faith is incredibly strong. Montgomery is a [...]

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Hands holding paper cut of hope

Lorraine Kember

Caregiver

As I threw myself into the role of Brian’s caregiver, I found something to hope for. More than anything I wanted to care for Brian at home until the end and make sure he did not [...]

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Peritoneal mesothelioma survivor Beth Mixon and her family

Beth Mixon

Survivor

Beth Mixon believes God kept her around this long for good reason, a purpose just now coming into focus. Mixon is a miraculous, 16-year survivor of peritoneal mesothelioma. She [...]

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Flooded home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kasie Coleman

Survivor

It's been more than a month after a record 6.9 trillion gallons of rain — enough to fill 10.4 million Olympic-size swimming pools — pounded Louisiana for an entire [...]

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UK mesothelioma survivor Mavis Nye with her husband Ray

Mavis Nye

Survivor

As part of my personal healing process, I joined a U.K. Facebook group for people who have lost loved ones to mesothelioma. Having lost my father in 1993, I still have strong [...]

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Walter Merth and his wife Clara

Walter Merth

Survivor

Mesothelioma survivor Walter Merth brought 10 fishing poles and enough tackle to catch every bass in Black Lake, taking his unbridled optimism to the family’s late-summer [...]

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