INSPIRATION – Miles for Hope

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  Miles For Hope   Miles For Hope funds cutting-edge brain-tumor research and clinical trials, and provides medical travel assistance to patients. Miles For Hope is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by a brain-cancer survivor.    The focus of Miles For Hope is to raise awareness and funding for

INSPIRATION – Push Through

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Push Through By Debra Zacher   Amy Carreira, a Raleigh resident and five-time half-marathon and four-time marathon finisher, knew something was amiss. She wasn’t sleeping well and hadn’t felt good for weeks. But the last thing Amy thought she would hear after a trip to the emergency room in

INSPIRATION – Faith, Love & Endurance


By LaGena Lookabill Greene   I grew up in a close-knit family in Charlotte, North Carolina. I was a cheerleader, competed in gymnastics, and attended UNC–Chapel Hill on an academic scholarship. I was on a successful career path when I was devastated to learn that I had been infected