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Stories of Survival

  • "Survivor

    Trenton's Story - boy gets heart, boy loses heart, boy gets heart

    It was February 27th, 1995, just before our son's first birthday, when my wife saved his life...the first time...
    http://www.stillthankful.com/blog-1/2016/4/15/trentons-story

  • "Survivor

    Learning To Embrace My Story

    Growing up, I loved watching sports with my dad. Weekend afternoons we would watch a game together, until we had to go back to the farm and milk the cows. My dad was a dairy farmer and I had the privilege of being raised in a family that values faith, family, and hard work. So,...

  • "Survivor

    Sorry so long

    Sorry for it being so long.                                                                  Well another bad night....

  • "Survivor

    Everyday

    I am a 5 time Stroke Survivor. The first  two were massive. I am a right side hemiplegic. (I am right handed.) I am a Marine Corps Veteran and a Para-Athlete. I compete in over 10 sports through out the United States into Canada. I use my left hand for racing,

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