Episode 0066-Raw Vegan Radio-Fighting Cancer Naturally with Kris Carr

December 18, 2008

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This episode features an exclusive interview with award-winning actress, best-selling author, filmmaker and subject of the uplifting documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer, Kris Carr.

You’ll learn the truth about how Kris was able to restore balance in her body WITHOUT medical treatment after receiving the diagnosis of cancer.  This episode is inspiring, motivating, and uplifting.

The film, which she wrote and directed, chronicles Kris’ four-year adventure of living and thriving with stage-four cancer. It premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was broadcast on The Learning Channel (TLC) and Discovery Health in 2007.

Kris Carr’s book, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips with a foreword by singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow, has been translated into six languages within the first year of print. It is quickly becoming the “must have” guide to rebuilding the spirit and triumphing over disease. Carr shares every step of her journey to wellness in a practical, funny and endearing style - even wearing her cowboy boots to her MRI screenings.

Carr has been featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Show, Today Show, Montel, Access Hollywood, The Mike & Juliet Show, Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show. In 2007, she was featured in a segment for WABC-TV in New York, which won a Gracie Allen Award from American Women for Radio & Television (AWRT) as well as an Emmy nomination.

Her wildly successful blog and social network, is one of the top destinations on the web “for kind warriors who believe that it’s hip to get healthy, SEXY to be spiritual, and noble to protect hot mama earth.” As an irreverent foot soldier in the ?ght against disease, Carr inspires countless individuals and their families to make the link between their personal health and the health of the planet. Her witty anecdotes, diet advice, and tips for tackling adversity motivate her audiences to think outside the box in order to become empowered participants for change.

Carr’s second book, Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor: More Rebellion and Fire for Your Healing Journey was published in September 2008, (Skirt! books) and has already been nominated for several awards. Carr begins penning her much-anticipated diet and lifestyle book early next year.

As an actress, she has worked both on and off Broadway, film, television and commercials, including several Super Bowl spots for Budweiser. She has originated roles for such notable playwrights as Arthur Miller, toured with the National Company of Chicago and has held faculty positions at two divisions of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Carr frequently speaks at conferences and fundraisers for various hospitals, corporations, support groups and wellness organizations. As a young cancer survivor, she has the unique ability to reach Gen-X and Gen-Y audiences.


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