"Letting people into my private moments has truly helped. When I opened the door, the world embraced me and my struggle. It gave me so much strength and purpose in my pain. It was very inspiring and empowering."
"Cancer really gave me perspective, patience, and gratitude. Being able to see someone else's perspective means your life gets a lot better."
"No matter how old we get, no one can replace their mother and father. We'll always have that closeness because none of us will ever forget this experience. I'm grateful even in a time of adversity because my family became even closer."