Yvette Paz of Huntington Beach uses her experience to encourage other young people to take the disease seriously.
Nancy Daisy Dodd of Fullerton is a physician at Kaiser Permanente who specializes in pediatrics and infectious diseases. She was recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as among the most accomplished and caring physicians in the county.
Newport Beach native and food blogger Justine Okajima’s diagnosis led her to prioritize her health and rediscover her passions.
Michael Sean Wright of Santa Ana, founder of Wound Walk OC, offers help and kindness to people living on the streets.
After Meera Sawhney of Irvine was diagnosed with a tumor, neurosurgeon Robert Louis used a virtual reality headset to ease her anxiety and rehearse her operation.
Elizabeth Campbell of Irvine fights for accessibility and independence for all.
Hildie Vega of Fountain Valley augments standard medical treatment for her daughter Olivianna with help from MaxLove Project.
Artist Andrea Moni of Irvine began collaborating with other trauma victims after a serious burn accident.
Lesley Ramirez of Anaheim beat Ewing sarcoma and learned how to care for her mental health.
Former pro surfer Danny Nichols of Huntington Beach shares his love of the ocean to help soldiers heal.
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