This is the story of a former University of Florida football player who recovered from a near death experience to be known as “The Miracle Man.” We explore how Darryl Perry has turned has his attention to a new goal in life—to inspire anyone facing a challenge.
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After a near-fatal car crash, National Senior Games athlete Paula Franetti helps others on their road to recovery.
At the age of 69, Allie was ranked number one in the world 200-meter dash among men aged 65-69. Then in December of 2021 he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Meet the inspirational athletes who have overcome disease, surgery, joint replacements, personal tragedy and obstacles of all kind to compete at the 2022 National Senior Games.
Connie Francis, a singing legend from the 1950s and 1960s, has known a life and career filled with highs and lows. At 83, hers is a story of survival and triumph.
Jamieson Thomas defies description. Artist, athlete, adventuress and so much more. Only her art hints at the depth of this renaissance woman.
Retired firefighter Tom “Bull” Hill was told he would never walk again. But he walked 1,000 miles across Florida and has plans for a 9/11 memorial walk from Boston to New York to honor fallen firefighters.
Linda Hollerbach was diagnosed with breast cancer and 10 years later with melanoma. Throughout her treatment and journey, she discovered the healing power of creativity.
An estimated 258 million women worldwide are widows. And many of them are younger women, suddenly left alone to raise families and keep their families afloat. Women like Carolyn Moor. When her husband died in a car accident, she floundered but then found her voice in helping other widows like her.
With a combined age of more than 360, John Corse, Ed Graves, Betty Lorenzi and Joan Campbell had the chance to smash two things: a world record and expectations.
At 95, Richard Hall sat down with Growing Bolder to share his thoughts, his memories and wisdom about war and life.
Charmaine Gilbreath had a dream. And nothing, not even age, was going to stop her. She retired at 63 and enrolled at The DAVE School to study digital animation and special effects with some of America’s top teachers and experts. From there, she found herself overcoming obstacles inside the classroom and out, but she never gave up on her goals.
See how two cancer survivors are raising hope and money, and supporting the work of people who are searching for better ways to beat the disease. It’s a story of Surviving & Thriving.