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Martinez Family
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Juan Martinez: Stick by Your Faith; God is Always With You

Juan Martinez of Uvalde, TX, is a firefighter and EMT who says his wife, Judy, is the strongest person he knows. But this dynamic duo didn’t feel brave or strong when their 2-year-old son, Jaxson, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive cancer. “We were terrified,” Juan said. “The worst thoughts go through your mind.” But… Read More

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Sean Carter: Sometimes Life Just Happens

Fourteen years after barely surviving a drunken-driving crash in which he was a passenger, Sean Carter of College Station, TX, still closes his emails with the words, “I will talk. I will walk again.” And if you’ve ever met Sean, you wouldn’t bet against it. Read More of Sean’s Story

O'Donnell Family with son Davis, cancer patient
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Doug O’Donnell: Find a Group of People to Walk Beside You

When Davis O’Donnell of Fulshear, TX, was diagnosed at 4 months with retinoblastoma, cancer in both eyes, his parents, Lianne and Doug, questioned the expression, “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” “We felt really overwhelmed; this was not a world we were ready to walk into,” Lianne said. “‘Cancer’ is not a… Read More

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Jeff Edwards: Do the Best You Can, With What You Have

Jeff Edwards of Herman, MN, fell from roofs and crashed dirt bikes as a kid, parachuted into dangerous places with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and faced potential harm for 13 years as a sheriff’s deputy and SWAT-team marksman. So breaking his neck in shallow water, while on vacation in Mexico in 2015, was… Read More

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For Passenger in Drunken-Driving Crash, Healing is 'Forever-Long Journey'

Fourteen years after barely surviving a drunken-driving crash in which he was a passenger, Sean Carter of College Station, TX, still closes his emails with the words, “I will talk. I will walk again.” And if you’ve ever met Sean, you wouldn’t bet against it. He was 22 and a college junior thinking about law… Read More

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