When thinking of survival, reality TV shows and sandy beaches often come to mind.
But what about the everyday survivors? The ones who never stand in the spotlight, yet their stories far outshine anything cooked up by Hollywood.
What about the people who are our friends, neighbors and family members?
And what about the hundreds of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer each year?
In February 2007, Shawna Hunley was diagnosed with breast cancer. She said the first thing she thought was that death was imminent.