This book is dedicated to my dear daughter-in-law, Melissa Stanley Kleehammer, who lost her year and a half battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on May 21, 2016.

True Stories of Triumph

In Anne Kleehammer's new book, Ten Secrets of Overcomers, you’ll discover the proven strategies of ten contemporary men and women. Read how they faced major obstacles like cancer, disabilities, drug addiction, loss of loved ones, obesity, and severe injuries, but found a way to triumph over them. Through their amazing life stories, you’ll gain insight to inspire and motivate you. Purchase your copy today!

  • Debbie Lee

    Debbie Lee

    Debbie Lee displays courage to turn her grief over her Navy SEAL son’s death into a life’s work speaking out for troops and helping families of the fallen. Read more about Debbie at
  • Bob Mortimer

    Bob Mortimer

    Bob Mortimer is missing both legs and an arm due to an encounter with high voltage wires, but remains optimistic, vibrant, and steadfast in his faith in God. He is now an evangelist and a motivational speaker. Read more about Bob at
  • Josh Hamilton

    Josh Hamilton

    Josh Hamilton was a power hitter and OF for the Texas Rangers. After eighteen years in Major League Baseball Josh was released in April 2017 due to serious knee injuries requiring surgery. He is honest and humble in his assessment of himself and his struggles with drug addiction." Read more about Josh at
  • Gigi Devine Murfitt

    Gigi Devine Murfitt

    Gigi Devine Murfitt developed a caring heart and sought God’s perspective in caring for son with a severe birth defect. She is a writer, speaker and creator of a foundation that assists the disabled. Read more about Gigi at
  • Eric Gibson

    Eric Gibson

    Ex-gang member, Eric Gibson, struggles with a spinal cord injury that confines him to a wheelchair, but he thinks of it as a blessing. He counsels the newly injured and speaks in his community about violence prevention. Read more about Eric at
  • Stacy Cleveland

    Stacy Cleveland

    Stacy Cleveland surrounded herself with accountability partners and leaned on God’s strength to overcome her addiction and homelessness. She became the Director of Women’s and Children’s Ministries at Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission and is now Senior Director of Outcome Strategies with Tacoma Rescue Mission (
  • Bernie Salazar

    Bernie Salazar

    Bernie Salazar gained inner confidence and a positive attitude as he overcame obesity on Season 5 of The Biggest Loser show. He focuses on health and wellness as a motivational speaker and a children’s book author. Contact Bernie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phyllis Vavold

    Phyllis Vavold

    Phyllis Vavold faced tragedy and grief when she lost her husband and was severely injured in a car accident. Rather than wallow in pain, she chooses to take positive action as a writer, speaker, and Bible teacher. Read more about Phyllis at
  • Dr. Hejal Patel

    Dr. Hejal Patel

    Dr. Hejal Patel lost an arm to cancer, but now inspires and treats cancer patients as a radiation oncologist. Read more about Hejal at
  • Lisa Ann Hammond

    Lisa Ann Hammond

    Lisa Ann Hammond has not let Tourette’s syndrome prevent her from being a gospel singer throughout the US and beyond. Read more about Lisa Ann, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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