Arunima Sinha decided to climb Mt Everest after losing a leg in a horrific robbery. Photo: courtesy of Arunima Sinha

The first woman amputee to summit Everest shares her incredible story of determination

  • After losing her leg in a horrific robbery in her native India, Arunima Sinha refused to give in to despair
  • She decided to climb Mount Everest and is now ready to tackle the last peak of the Seven Summits Challenge
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Arunima Sinha decided to climb Mt Everest after losing a leg in a horrific robbery. Photo: courtesy of Arunima Sinha
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Hilary Faulkner, an ovarian cancer survivor, has written a book, Fuk Yu: A Sweet and Sour Cancer Journey, Hong Kong Style. Photo: Jonathan Wong

She had Stage 4 ovarian cancer and 22 tumours. Now cancer-free after five years, she’s written a book about it

  • Diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in 2014, Hilary Faulkner describes her treatments and how she beat the disease in a self-published book
  • Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, gene sequencing, targeted therapy – she counts herself lucky to have been in Hong Kong not her native UK – ‘I would have been dead’
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Hilary Faulkner, an ovarian cancer survivor, has written a book, Fuk Yu: A Sweet and Sour Cancer Journey, Hong Kong Style. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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