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‘I feel alive’

Little Naomi Gomez battled leukemia. Then a stroke. Now she's back to living life.

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‘Everything was kind of junk’

Bariatric buddies lose more than 230 pounds between them.

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Life with Luke

Doctors said baby Luke Worley was 12 hours from death. Today, he's a thriving, striving 6-year-old enjoying life.

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Crushing cancer

A teenager celebrates remission by smashing a replica of his tumor into a thousand tiny pieces.

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‘I don’t want to go back’

Jalyn Phelps struggled with weight issues for years. Bariatric surgery helped her build an active, new lifestyle.

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Taking the next step

Spinal problems and an infection threatened Ralph Logerwell's ability to walk. Surgery, rehab and some high-tech gadgetry helped him get back on his feet.

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‘Without that blood, I wouldn’t have made it’

After a 78-year-old deer hunter suffered severe burns, transfusions helped save his life.

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Brave like a bear

Bryar, a 2-year-old from northern Michigan, fights back after a bone marrow transplant to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

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‘Where have you been?’

After childhood heart surgery, Brent Morton didn't realize he needed follow-up treatment as an adult.

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‘Don’t suffer in silence’

Susan Cloutier ignored the bleeding, the pain and the incontinence—until her body insisted, no more.

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‘Look at us now’

To see Christopher Yates walk, run and jump, you’d never know he went through years of treatment for clubfoot.

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Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.