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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.

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Dave Knapp
Survivor
Air Force veteran Dave Knapp was never a U.S. Navy SEAL, but there are times now — after reading “Lone Survivor,” a nonfiction American war memoir — that he quietly thi[…]
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Ruth Phillips
Survivor
Ruth and Glenn Phillips were married in December more than 35 years ago, but they have celebrated their anniversary the past 17 years on July 1. They celebrate life. She is a mesot[…]
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Barry Knowles
Survivor
Barry Knowles, an Australian man diagnosed with mesothelioma, made cancer headlines in 2015 because of his amazingly long survival — six years — without much treatment. After 18 we[…]
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Isabel De La Camara
Survivor
Peritoneal mesothelioma taught Isabel De La Camara how to live a fuller and happier life — a lesson she has joyfully passed to her three children. Be bold. Be grateful. Be you. And[…]
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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 imp[…]
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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 Tulela[…]
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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 peritone[…]
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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 su[…]
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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 tur[…]
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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 week. The[…]
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