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Survivor Stories & Information

Fight Like a Girl’s collection of Power Stories are written and shared by real women who have overcome or are still fighting cancers, chronic illnesses, or other life altering adversaries every day. The stories found here are a source of empowerment, hope, and education through the discussion of signs, symptoms, treatment processes, inspirations of strength, and individual experiences of each warrior’s personal and unique fight. Survivor stories are equally powerful, written by women who now advocate for others still in the fight.

Read the inspirational stories below to find the support you need in your battle, or the encouragement to share your story with us. Immerse yourself in our community of warriors and join in — we can’t wait to meet and celebrate you.

Kristy’s Story (Diabetes)

Kristy's Story (Diabetes)

I have been a Diabetic since I was thirteen MONTHS old. People always look at me and then go “did you say Months?” I was an infant. I went into a coma for seven days. No one thought I would make it. There were dozens of hospitalizations over the years …

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Cathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Cathy's Story (Breast Cancer)

My mother was beautiful. We all know our mothers are beautiful. But Mom was movie star lovely. Tall and slender with masses of dark hair, dewy brown eyes, and cheekbones to die for, she could have stepped right out of an RKO feature film. She must have been surprised, after …

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