Meet the Nominees

AshleyJane of "Living Incurably"

Even with the self-confidence and ambition gained from many amazing life experiences in my late teens…

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Terri Sutula, Reclaiming HOPE Blog

Hi, I'm Terri, and I write Reclaiming HOPE blog. I have a passion for helping others thrive, not just…

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Adriel Booker

Adriel Booker is an advocate, story-teller, and community builder for families experiencing pregnancy…

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@floatingdoctors

The Floating Doctors Mission is to reduce the present and future burden of disease in the developing…

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lespring

I am a survivor of breast cancer. My daughter is a survivor of Abernethy Type II Malformation. I have…

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Sally K Burch - "Just ME"

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) stole my active life in March 2012. Suddenly I became too ill to work,…

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AABCP [Rhonda F Turner, PhD]

Rhonda F Turner, Ph.D., founder of the American Association of Breast Care Professionals has devoted…

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Chelcie Rice

Diabetic comedian, speaker, diabetes advocate and one of Diabetes Forecast Magazine's 2012 14 People…

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MrsWelches

My name is Stephanie Welch and I've been fighting for my health for over 11 years. I make graphics and…

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SONJA

The rare disease I create awareness for, MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY, is not on the above list. I was diagnosed…

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Erin M. Akers

I struggled for nearly a decade with type 1 diabetes & an eating disorder with no name, After being diagnosed…

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Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

Morénike Giwa Onaiwu is a mom and community advocate for many social justice causes including HIV-related…

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Jamie Holmes

I was born with a rare disorder known as VATER. Syndrome, which stands for congenital abnormalities of…

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Dr. Kat

After I experienced postpartum depression and anxiety with my first child, I became so passionate about…

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Michael Marciano

My advocacy stems from 7 years of life helping my mother with breast cancer before she passed away in…

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Isabel Rivera

Make the world your rainbow! My name is Isabel, and I consider each and every day a blessing to be enjoyed…

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AttitudeISEverything

I share to advocate, educate and learn myself about the struggles, the family lifestyle changes and the…

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Shelah

Shelah Davis entered the fitness world in 2006 while on her own personal journey. Her desire for accurate…

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Gina @ Special Happens

I am a former Victim's Advocate who has shifted to advocating for those with intellectual and physical…

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Donnie Hogan

Thank you for the 2nd nomination., I am Donnie Hogan, kid brother to Anna Nicole Smith. I am a strong…

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Carlos V

I’m a Raw-Foodist, ordained reverend, researcher, activist, artist and a veteran. I am currently writing…

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Margie Arnett

I'm an Assistant Professor, author & keynote speaker who is owned by 7 furkids. I regularly tweet…

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Ellen T. Matloff

I'm a certified genetic counselor and the President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, a digital health company…

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Ali on the Run Show

I am the creator of the blog Ali on the Run and the host of the Ali on the Run Show podcast. I've had…

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Diabetes Daily

We believe that everyone with diabetes can live a healthy, happy and hopeful life. Whether you are newly…

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Sarah

I specialise in breaking down neuroscience research into simple actionable steps to improve brain health.…

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Matt Patterson

I have made it my life's mission to share the story of one little girl whose life was filled with so…

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Amanda Siebe, #PatientsNotAddicts, Disabled Americans for Change

Amanda is the founder and CEO of Disabled Americans for Change (NPO and 501c3) which is the largest grassroots…

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Donna L. Marsh

Donna's pain journey began after a bicycle accident more than 40 years ago, but disability hasn't slowed…

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