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February 1, 2021 22 min

Our guest is a groundbreaking physician-scientist, and disease hunter.  But at the age 25 he went from being a beast-like college quarterback...to receiving his last rites while in medical school and nearly dying four more times battling an extremely rare disease. It would transform him  from a patient on the brink of death, whose illness stumped specialist after specialist, into one of the leading researchers in his field.  He’s now sharing lessons he learned about life, hope, and resilience in his national bestselling memoir, “chasing my cure: a doctor's race to turn hope into action,” which has been translated into five languages.  Rudy welcome Dr. David Fajgenbaum.

 

About Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger

Today, a highly sought after motivational speaker, Rudy entertains international corporate audiences with a unique, passionate, and heartfelt style of communicating. He reaches school children, university students, and professional athletes with the same enthusiasm, portraying the human spirit that comes from his personal experiences of adversity and triumph. His captivating personality and powerful message of "YES I CAN" stays with his audiences forever. Rudy's opening remarks receive thunderous applause and standing ovations from audiences of 200 to 20,000 people who emotionally chant "RU-DY, RU-DY!"

About Joe Garner

When it comes to America's popular culture, six-time New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner has become one of its premiere chroniclers.  See all his books here.

He's been featured on the Today Show, CNN, Fox & Friends and hundreds of radio programs nationwide.  Joe's books have also become Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, Sports Illustrated and USA Today bestsellers.

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