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Wall Of Hope - Page 8

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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.

Australian mesothelioma survivor Mike T. and his family

Mike T.


Mike T. is not a man to take things lying down. Diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in Oct. 2011, he takes the disease in stride and refuses to let the cancer take control of his [...]

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Radar imagery of 1999's Hurricane Vance in Australia.

Lorraine Kember


It was 1999, and my husband, Brian, and I had been happily married for 30 years and living in Exmouth Gulf in Western Australia. Brian’s love of fishing motivated our nearly [...]

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Frank S. with his family at Walt Disney World

Frank S.


Frank S. celebrated his three-year survival mark by taking all six grandchildren and their parents to Walt Disney World last month, providing a weekend they would long [...]

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Hands holding a broken heart

Melanie Ball


Dad was a provider. His top priority: Taking care of his family, financially and otherwise. It was his life’s ambition, and he did it well. He worked his at the same paper [...]

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Mesothelioma survivor Pete K.

Pete K.


Pete K. traveled back to his high school days, as a serious wrestler and football player, in explaining how he has fought off the malignant pleural mesothelioma that should have [...]

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Mesothelioma survivor Kathy A.

Kathy Angerman


Kathy Angerman stopped climbing the 12-foot ladder to clean the cathedral ceilings at home because her grown children kept insisting it was getting too dangerous. She responded [...]

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Rolando and his wife at Sturgis

Rolando L.


Survivor Rolando L. punched pleural mesothelioma in the face. After finishing his chemotherapy, surgery and radiation treatment in July, Rolando defiantly celebrated in August [...]

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Mesothelioma survivor Peter L.

Peter L.


Mesothelioma survivor and U.S. Navy veteran Peter L. has good reason to feel discouragement today. He has an even better reason to keep fighting through it. He loves what he [...]

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