Overcoming Obstacles


Growing Bolder has introduced you to some amazing people, and we’ve highlighted the Growing Bolder philosophy through some of their stories.

No one’s life is without setbacks. For many, Growing Bolder means facing up to challenges: relationship issues, battles with illness, financial struggles, basically standing up to face the unexpected head on. They’ve overcome incredibly challenging obstacles to continue living an enriched life and inspire others.

If you want to watch the full-length versions of the stories featured in this video, check out:
Bob Rafkin: Songs of a Lifetime
A Second Chance at Life
Tony Handler’s Race Against Cancer
Woman Loses Leg, Not Her Drive for Life
Banana Battles Back
True Grit

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“Gee, thanks, Brooks!”


When you pick a childhood hero from the ranks of celebrity or sports, you have no idea of who they really are. You only know they are great at what they do. Steve Rondinaro hit a grand slam when he picked Brooks Robinson, the amazing third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, who became the namesake for his son.

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