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WCNC: 'I did a lot in a year' - Jenn Andrews talks about foot amputation

WCNC: 'I did a lot in a year' - Jenn Andrews talks about foot amputation

Jenn Andrews inspired thousands of people in the Charlotte area last year when she made the bold decision to have her foot amputated.
Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Katherine Vickers

Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Katherine Vickers

I was originally diagnosed in 2015.  It wasn’t until 2017-2018 that it was pinpointed as a sarcoma.  There still is no definitive cell type- only that it is some kind of sarcoma. 
Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amy Mahaffey

Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amy Mahaffey

My cancer was diagnosed as a Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura- a very rare cancer- so rare that it affects only about 1 in 30,000,000 people.
Did You See Jacob Running in His New Blade?

Did You See Jacob Running in His New Blade?

Firefighter Jacob Poteat runs again after amputation, with a running blade donated by the Move For Jenn Foundation.
WBTV: Woman Starts Nonprofit After Amputation

WBTV: Woman Starts Nonprofit After Amputation

When Jenn Andrews lost her foot to sarcoma, she wanted to make a difference.  So she and her husband started the Move For Jenn Foundation to help o...
Spectrum News: Firefighter Surprised With Running Blade

Spectrum News: Firefighter Surprised With Running Blade

Since May, Jacob Poteat of Rutherfordton has dealt with a leg amputation and seven months of chemotherapy because of osteosarcoma.  The Move For Je...
Atrium Health: From a Foot Amputation to 5K in Six Months

Atrium Health: From a Foot Amputation to 5K in Six Months

The finish line at the 2018 Isabella Santos Foundation 5k got a little rowdy. For that, you can blame Jenn Andrews. But first, you’d have to find h...
Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne

Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne

Why wait in line for Santa when he can come to you?  Come join us for a Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne on Saturday, December 8th, f...
That's Life Magazine Australia - Your Life or Your Foot

That's Life Magazine Australia - Your Life or Your Foot

Anyone pick up the latest release of That's Life Magazine in Australia?  Jenn shares her amputation story, inspiring people all over the world.
Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amber Powderly

Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amber Powderly

Stay positive, don't read negative articles online or listen to negative advice. I started dating my now husband a week after my initial diagnosis and I think something he told me in the beginning has helped me the most. "Every day you fight to survive someone is one day closer to finding a cure."- Jim Powderly

Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything

Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything

“After losing my right foot and lower leg to sarcoma (a rare form of cancer) this year, I taught myself how to run again in six weeks and trained hard for a 5K race, which I completed just six months after my amputation. Interval training made a huge difference!"
People: Mom Who Found Cancerous Tumor During Pedicure Runs 5k Just 6 Months After Foot Amputation

People: Mom Who Found Cancerous Tumor During Pedicure Runs 5k Just 6 Months After Foot Amputation

Six months ago, Jenn Andrews didn’t know if she’d ever walk again. But on Saturday, the 34-year-old completed a 5K race in Charlotte, North Carolin...