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Surviving & Thriving
 
BACK IN THE FIGHT
Sgt. First Class Joe Kapacziewski is the first and only amputee in Army Rangers' history to return to combat, and he did it a stunning five times. Click here to listen to "Kap" share his story, from badly injuring his leg in Iraq to making the bold decision to amputate his leg to save his chance at an active life. The father, husband, soldier, triathlete and marathoner is someone you'll never forget.
 
 
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CANCER PLAYS DIRTY
WKMG'S JESSICA SANCHEZ BLOGS ABOUT HER TREATMENT

Earlier this year, WKMG Local 6 traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Throughout her journey, she's been sharing details of her treatment on her blog, Let's Be Honest. This week, she explains the highs and lows of the last couple months and shares some exciting news -- the lymphoma tumor is gone and she's done with chemo! She writes about her next steps, including the warning her doctors have given her about the next few weeks. Check out her blog and offer her some words of encouragement for this difficult time.
 
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ON THE ROAD
WENDY CHIOJI'S JOURNEY TO RAISE AWARENESS

"Surviving & Thriving" host Wendy Chioji is on the road again! This time, she has joined the Road to Discovery team, which is the passion project of Notre Dame's Dean of the College of  Science Greg Crawford (Click here to learn more). The project raises awareness and money to fight a rare genetic childhood disease. Wendy is blogging from the road about their adventures, including how she lost one of her nine lives on a highway in Louisiana and how she found herself begging for just two scoops at the Blue Bell HQ in Texas.
 
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PUMP YOU UP!

If you've recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, you've probably heard all about the tests and your options for treatment and surgeries. But did you know there is something YOU, not your doctors, can do that may have an enormous impact on the way your body responds to treatment? Dr. Jeffrey Brown, a surgical oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, reveals the surprising studies that show how exercise may not only make you feel better during treatment, it may actually TREAT your cancer.

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STORIES OF HOPE

Looking for more stories that will inspire you? Check out the latest issue of Growing Bolder Magazine. This month's cover story is on four-time Olympian Hunter Kemper, who overcame a potentially career-ending injury to earn his spot to London. Now, he's set his sights on an unprecedented fifth Games, something few 40-year-olds have ever done. Click here to read this month's issue online or click here to have issues delivered to your home for just $12 a year!