Finding Happiness After Losing A Leg To Cancer
After losing her leg to bone cancer at the young age of 9, Jess Quinn has spent her life learning how to overcome adversity and in the process has become a beacon of light to others who are struggling.
An award winner for her work with young cancer patients and an inspirational role model to her 180,000+ followers, Jess is a shining example of how our most challenging moments can lead us home to our greatest purpose. She was a star on Dancing with the Stars NZ, presented an incredible TED talk last year and was recently signed with an LA based modelling agency. Jess is showing no signs of stopping as she shows cancer who is boss and inspires all of us to step into our fear to find our light.
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Watch Jess’ TED Talk HERE.
SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
2:15 – How she found out she had cancer
4:00 – Processing the diagnosis of bone cancer at such a young age
7:15 – How to face fear head on
8:20 – Her journey through cancer treatment
13:00 – Why she wouldn’t change her experience with cancer even if she could
15:00 – Overcoming adversity
17:40 – How to move forward after a traumatizing time in your life
25:43 – What “listening to your body” means to her
30:28 – What healthy looks like to Jess
32:35 – Her message to anyone struggling with not feeling “enough”