Depression and Suicide Will Not Stop Me

I [have suffered] from depression and being suicidal for 15 years. For all those who think that they cannot make it – you can. I was never accepted by my family. I was bullied by kids in school in grades below, above, and in. My school kicked me out because I kept complaining that nothing

He's A Fighter ⋅ September 8, 2014

Tomboy Tough with Lauren Price

“It’s Cancer” my mom said. The words rang in my head, but I had no time to think. Although I was only 17 and was still recovering from my own medical battle with brain surgery, I held my mom tight. I reassured her that God had Lauren in His hands. How bad could bone cancer

She's A Fighter ⋅ August 18, 2014

pancreatitis is scary

My name is Skylar and I’m fighting everyday just to move. I have pancreatitis; a very painful condition where your body goes into unbelievable pain every time you eat or drink – my body does not break down food. At the age of 12 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. This complicates things because

I'm A Fighter ⋅ July 21, 2014

The Woman Who Changes Lives

My Aunt Lynn is my absolute HERO. She is literally like my second mother. I have always wanted

She's A Fighter ⋅ July 20, 2014

Ruby Maye – A Little Fighter

My little girl is beating the odds with a very aggressive form of pineoblastoma (big bad brain cancer).  They got it out with surgery and we wait, preventative chemo stopped due to her reactions to the supportive therapies (including platelets).  The doctors say that she will have a recurrence in her spine in 3 months

She's A Fighter ⋅ July 19, 2014

Anxiety and My Struggle

The photo above is of myself and my best friend Since my freshman year of high school, I

I'm A Fighter ⋅ June 17, 2014

Jamie Grace on HLN

Jamie Grace was recently on HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade representing Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month! If you didn’t get to catch it on TV, check out the video below!

Featured Fighters ⋅ June 16, 2014

Jamie Grace Meeting Tim Howard

(From Jamie Grace) Tim Howard was one of the first people I ever heard of with Tourette Syndrome. My sister was a fan of Manchester United so being the little sis, so was I. He was playing for them at the time but is now the goalie for the US National team. I love soccer

Featured Fighters ⋅ June 16, 2014

When Jamie Grace Chose to Share Her Story

Years ago I went to a Revolver Tour in Baltimore, MD with my two older daughters. Jamie Grace

She's A Fighter ⋅ June 12, 2014

“She’s Talking About Me!”

From Jamie Grace: This little girl barely needs an introduction. Simply watch the video, posted by her parents, for the sweetest and most confident assurance that she is a fighter!! Carolyn has the most infectious and contagious smile, as seen in a recent post by her parents using the oh so beautiful hashtag #CANCERFREE!!!!! We love you

She's A Fighter ⋅ June 12, 2014

“Hold Me” Saved My Life

I’ve been lucky enough to grow up in a Christian home but that doesn’t stop the fact that

I'm A Fighter ⋅ June 11, 2014

LOVE>hate and Hope is Much Stronger Than Fear

My name is Anna and I’m a Fighter. Life has always been pretty good to me, I had for the most part a happy childhood, good parents, and an overall good life.  Even though my life was good though I still struggled, I struggled with a monster that took over my body. I struggled with

I'm A Fighter ⋅ June 10, 2014

Living with tourettes.

Hey everyone. My name is Rohan. I am currently 21 years old. I am going to share my story, for the first time, with all of you. I have Tourette Syndrome. Which is very hard to live with because of the nature of the syndrome that makes you do really weird movements and sounds. I

He's A Fighter ⋅ June 2, 2014

Luke’s Leukemia Journey

Luke is 6 years old, and has been fighting Leukemia since he was four.  He has nine more months of chemotherapy and steroids in this battle.  Luke is winning his battle, and has the support of his two sisters and two brothers. Fighting cancer has been so hard, but he is a tough little guy,

He's A Fighter ⋅ May 26, 2014

The Sparkle in Her Eyes

This is the story of my best friend, Hannah Helen Hasslen. During the summer of 2010, Hannah came

She's A Fighter ⋅ May 25, 2014