He Beat Terminal Cancer Then Climbed The World's Highest Peaks — With One Lung!

After beating cancer two different times, climbing the world’s tallest mountains was a a cinch in comparison! Sean Swarner has completed the seven summits, including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro a dozen times. But his biggest battle wasn’t climbing the mountains—it was cancer.

He was diagnosed at ages 13 and 16. Swarner remembers sitting on the floor of his shower, 60 pounds overweight and losing his hair from cancer treatments, with doctors giving him just two weeks to live. This was his turning point. He’s never given up hope since that day.

Swarner came up with a mantra: “The human condition can sustain itself for roughly three days without water, but no human alive can live for more than 30 seconds without hope.” Swarner has climbed the highest mountain on every continent and was the first cancer survivor to summit Mount Everest. What's even more incredible? He did these treks with one lung!

These days, he’s inspiring other cancer survivors by leading them up the trails to the summit. Swarner founded the Cancer Climber Association to show survivors their is hope. Each year, it grants one cancer survivor the opportunity to climb the tallest mountain on the African continent, with Swarner as the guide.

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The Apple of Your Eye: Who's Your Favorite Teacher?

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A Lifetime of Breaking News - The Dave Rust Story

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On Saturday June 30, 2019, Dave Rust will "wrap" a 39 year career as a CNN videographer. Over his illustrious career, he has covered stories in all 50 states and every continent in the world, during peace and war, in triumph and tragedy, and with both younger and older colleagues by his side, proud to work with this consummate pro.

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Meg first knew she wanted to become a dancer when she attended one of her little sister's dance recitals. She was filled with an overwhelming emotion of sadness, seeing her sister up on the stage, wishing she could be up there dancing too. With the unconditional support from her parents, dance studio, and dance instructor, this dream became a reality.

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What is the World Record for Most Pizza Boxes? - Not Your Average Joe

Everyone could use a few more smiles in their daily lives…and watching a funny video will often do the trick! OnlyGood TV videos help make your life fun, more manageable, happy and stress free!

There are people who love pizza, and then there's Scott Wiener. In this episode of our "man on the street" series, Not Your Average Joe, comedian Joe Leonardo meets Scott Wiener, a pizza fanatic. Not only does he hold the Guinness World Record for "Most Pizza Boxes", he also owns Scott's Pizza Tours, a company based in New York City which educates tourists on the history of pizza. Guess what Joe and Scott will be having for lunch!

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Chocolate Bar Boy Changes World One Book at a Time

Kids say the darndest things—and do the kindest things, at the same time! Both of these facts ring true in the story of Dylan Siegel and Jonah Pournazarian, two boys who met in elementary school and whose friendship inspired an amazing project that has grown beyond what either one could have imagined.

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NFL Player Mentors Kid Dealing with Mom's Cancer

** We celebrate "I Am A Mentor Day" with this uplifting story about one NFL Player who stepped in to support a child with a parent fighting cancer. **

For families with a member who is battling cancer, life can seem lonely. The trials and tribulations of such a scary disease can be very intense—how could anyone who hasn't gone through them understand?

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