OTB Stories

2019-03-27T09:53:42+00:00

Tracey

Tracey Nominated by Nicole Tracey has beaten ovarian cancer, and many other hard challenges in her life. After taking head-on [...]

2019-01-08T17:19:14+00:00

Tresa

Tresa  Nominated by Jennifer Tresa is a hard-working single mom, who survived an abusive husband, raising her two children (one with [...]

2019-01-02T15:29:00+00:00

Lauren S.

Lauren S. (Nominated by Misti) At the age of 26, Lauren became a caregiver to her husband who was diagnosed [...]

2019-01-02T15:29:09+00:00

Lorraine

Lorraine (nominated by Alaina) Lorraine was raised by a single, working mom and many times was teased or ridiculed by [...]

2018-12-13T14:21:32+00:00

Winna

Winna After her breast cancer diagnosis, Winna made the difficult decision to have mastectomies even though it was suggested to [...]

2018-10-09T15:35:37+00:00

Jen S

Jen S. I’m Jen Schwartz, founder of MOTHERHOOD | UNDERSTOOD. I’m also a postpartum depression survivor, maternal mental health advocate, [...]

2018-10-16T13:57:41+00:00

Dawn P

Dawn P. Nominated by Christine C. Dawn was diagnosed with leukemia a few years ago, and then later needed a [...]

2018-10-08T16:13:51+00:00

Cara S

A breast cancer survivor with the BRCA 1 gene, Cara underwent surgery, intensive chemo, and an elective hysterectomy. She shares her OTB Story on how she stayed motivated and strong during the toughest battle of her life. Read more >

2018-10-08T15:47:55+00:00

Dr. Arabia Mollette

Born and raised in the South Bronx, NYC, I grew up in a community plagued with crime and poverty. Tragedies in my life sparked a desire to make a difference in my community. I live by the words “You are a fighter and you will make it.” It’s important for children in my community to have role models and I hope that I will be able to inspire and influence them just like other doctors inspired me. Read more >