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Get Up Nation Podcast Episode 33 Guest: Leah Saragusa Cancer Survivor, Co-Survivor, Caregiver

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What up, Get Up Nation? My name is Ben Biddick, the Host of the Get Up Nation Podcast and Co-Author of Get Up: The Art of Perseverance with former Major League Baseball player and CEO of Lurong Living, Adam Greenberg. Recently I had the honor and privilege of speaking with Leah Saragusa, a cancer survivor, co-survivor, and caregiver about her and her husband’s journey facing cancer together. Sami Mansfield connected me with Leah. Sami joined me on the podcast for Episode 17 to share her passion for empowering those battling cancer with a functional fitness program called Build as part of I am honored by the introduction and am honored Leah shared her journey with Get Up Nation. Listen here as Leah shares how she has remained resilient by her acceptance of her mortality, her celebration and adoration of strength, disciplining herself to ask for help when she needed it, advocated for herself during her treatment, and continually challenges herself to get beyond her comfort zone to truly live a life of meaning, purpose, connection, and accomplishment.

This Get Up Nation Podcast episode concludes with a song called “Hush, Hush Baby” by Lxandra. Thank you Lxandra for giving me permission to include your amazing song in this podcast episode.

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Music: "Awaken" by Ethan Rank, “Halation” by Evolv, and “Hush Hush Baby” by Lxandra

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