Personal Stories

Paul Omond

Paul Omond

2014 Recipient – Australia

At the age of 30, Paul was on the adventure of his lifetime. He was living abroad in Singapore and extremely active and healthy. Unfortunately that was all about to change Read more>>

Lisa Becker

Lisa Becker

2008 Recipient – USA

From the tender age of 13, Lisa Becker has lived with Crohn’s disease. Today, just over 20 years later, she is turning her years of adversity into her career passion with a fashionable business that helps fellow ostomates feel more confident in everyday life Read more>>

Rob Hill

Rob Hill

Global Ambassador

Until 1994, Rob Hill had never been sick a day in his life. The 23-year-old amateur runner and adventurer, who completed his first marathon in the second grade, kept a rigorous training schedule. Then, wracked by debilitating diarrhea, cramping and pain, Rob received a medical diagnosis that he feared would end his athletic career Read more>>

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