Meet Savannah Wright

"I think with people of faith you can't ask why without asking why to God or to whatever God you might put your faith in. It's been hard to wrestle with those questions but I think it's a natural part of faith to go through struggle."

About the Episode / Summary

Savannah Wright was diagnosed with glioblastoma in 2019 at the young age of 24 and is now a four year survivor. She shares her experience of coming to terms with her diagnosis and healing with the support of her family, fiancé, and faith.

Join us as our host, Amanda Lamb, talks to Savanah Wright about her story and the strength she has had in combatting this disease. Listen as she describes her journey from diagnosis and treatment to survival and how she’s working to make a difference for other glioblastoma patients.

"Certainly myself and my fiancé and my family and my friends have all asked why, why is this happening? What's going on, you know, and that comes from an existential place."
About the Host
Amanda Lamb, television news reporter, author
Amanda Lamb is a veteran television crime reporter with three decades of experience. She works for an award-winning NBC affiliate, WRAL-TV. She also appears regularly on national news magazine programs and networks which feature true crime stories. Amanda has written and published eight nonfiction books. Amanda is the author three true crime books based on cases she covered for television including: Deadly Dose, Evil Next Door, and Love Lies. She has also published four memoirs, one about caregiving and three about parenting, including: The Living Room, I Love You to God and Back, Girls Gone Child, and motherhood. Amanda has penned two children’s books, including a story book version of I Love You to God and Back. Her next children’s book, We Are Not the Same, is aimed at teaching children about people living with disabilities. Amanda's book, The Living Room, is about her mother's glioblastoma diagnosis and the 80-day battle with glioblastoma that followed.

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