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A unifying feeling for many people after ostomy surgery is that they can again lead a full and productive life. The Great Comebacks® Program recognizes these inspirational individuals, both in their personal lives and in their contributions to their communities.
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Great Comebacks® is sponsored by ConvaTec in partnership with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCFA), the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), the Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society (IDEAS), Youth Rally, the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS).

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Abby RyanAbigail (Abby) KlostermanAl Geiberger - "Mr. 59"Albert MignoneAlexander CoeAmy OestreicherBill OBo ParrishBob BakerBob TwelvetreesBrandi BargerBrian SisselmanCal ShockleyCharles (Chuck) WielgusCharlie GrotevantCheryl EbbinghausChief Warrant Officer Robert (Bob) CuylerCol. (ret.) George VogtDan WellsDaniel Livius KraciunDarlene McAllisterDavid BargerDennis FrohlichDoug GrahamElizabeth DavisEric HayesFather Dennis Donovan, SDBGillian KnafelcGiuseppe PenelloHolly LegereJacob GottliebJamie NakamuraJane O’Brien AyersJason McGaharanJean-Pierre LapointeJearlean TaylorJeff LarsenJenn StahlJerzy TruchanowiczJoan Ross SorkinJoanna Burgess, RN, CWOCNJoe SaliszJohan LindgrenJudith EbbinghausJulie VaughanKaren LewisKatelynn JarvisKelsey BellKent Cullen, MD, MS, FACS, FACRSKristen KitzlerLatoya LucasLaurel SchwartzLinda Pasto, RNLisa AndrewsLisa BeckerLon BlumenthalLothar BauerLTC (R) Justin F. BlumLuke PattersonMaggie MontoyaMayor Jorge Vargas MoralesMeghan Tierney HultmanMichael GeraldMichael NashMike FlorakMike WoolridgeMisty Blue FosterMona RezapourMorgan WalkerNadia Fuad DeanePatrick McKinneyPaul BuckleyPhilip RollinsonRandy HennigerRaysa AbreuRick EllisonRob HillRodney HedgepethRoy GeorgeRyan DeckerSandra BenitezSara BiesiadnySarah Jenifer VasilakosScott BarrowsScott BowlingScott EllisSean O’BrienStefano PiazzaStephanie CraneSteven WilliamsSusan FosterSuzie SiegelSylvia Prothro HebertTeresa DvorakThomas Rinkacs, FNPTim JelleyTom RobinsonTony BellTony SnowTyler KalbacTyler KeithleyValencia HardawayWalter BrilhartWendy LuederYvonne Austin

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Abigail (Abby) Klosterman Nationality


Al Geiberger - "Mr. 59" Nationality


Albert Mignone Nationality


Alexander Coe Nationality


Amy Oestreicher Nationality


Bill O'Donnell Nationality


Bo Parrish Nationality


Bob Baker Nationality


Bob Twelvetrees Nationality


Brandi Barger Nationality


Brian Sisselman Nationality


Cal Shockley Nationality


Charles (Chuck) Wielgus Nationality


Charlie Grotevant Nationality


Cheryl Ebbinghaus Nationality


Chief Warrant Officer Robert (Bob) Cuyler Nationality


Col. (ret.) George Vogt Nationality


Dan Wells Nationality


Daniel Livius Kraciun Nationality


Darlene McAllister Nationality


David Barger Nationality


Dennis Frohlich Nationality


Doug Graham Nationality


Elizabeth Davis Nationality


Eric Hayes Nationality


Father Dennis Donovan, SDB Nationality


Gillian Knafelc Nationality


Giuseppe Penello Nationality


Holly Legere Nationality


Jacob Gottlieb Nationality


Jamie Nakamura Nationality


Jane O’Brien Ayers Nationality


Jason McGaharan Nationality


Jean-Pierre Lapointe Nationality


Jearlean Taylor


Jeff Larsen Nationality


Jenn Stahl Nationality


Jerzy Truchanowicz Nationality


Joan Ross Sorkin Nationality


Joanna Burgess, RN, CWOCN Nationality


Joe Salisz


Johan Lindgren Nationality


Judith Ebbinghaus Nationality


Julie Vaughan Nationality


Karen Lewis Nationality


Katelynn Jarvis Nationality


Kelsey Bell Nationality


Kent Cullen, MD, MS, FACS, FACRS Nationality


Kristen Kitzler Nationality


Latoya Lucas Nationality


Laurel Schwartz Nationality


Linda Pasto, RN Nationality


Lisa Andrews Nationality


Lisa Becker Nationality


Lon Blumenthal Nationality


Lothar Bauer Nationality


LTC (R) Justin F. Blum Nationality


Luke Patterson Nationality


Maggie Montoya Nationality


Mayor Jorge Vargas Morales Nationality


Meghan Tierney Hultman Nationality


Michael Gerald Nationality


Michael Nash Nationality


Mike Florak Nationality


Mike Woolridge Nationality


Misty Blue Foster Nationality


Mona Rezapour Nationality


Morgan Walker Nationality


Nadia Fuad Deane Nationality


Patrick McKinney Nationality


Paul Buckley Nationality


Philip Rollinson Nationality


Randy Henniger Nationality


Raysa Abreu


Rick Ellison Nationality


Rob Hill Nationality


Rodney Hedgepeth Nationality


Roy George Nationality


Ryan Decker


Sandra Benitez Nationality


Sara Biesiadny Nationality


Sarah Jenifer Vasilakos Nationality


Scott Barrows Nationality


Scott Bowling Nationality


Scott Ellis Nationality


Sean O’Brien Nationality


Stefano Piazza Nationality


Stephanie Crane


Steven Williams Nationality


Susan Foster Nationality


Suzie Siegel Nationality


Sylvia Prothro Hebert Nationality


Teresa Dvorak Nationality


Thomas Rinkacs, FNP Nationality


Tim Jelley Nationality


Tom Robinson Nationality


Tony Bell Nationality


Tony Snow Nationality


Tyler Kalbac Nationality


Tyler Keithley Nationality


Valencia Hardaway Nationality


Walter Brilhart Nationality


Wendy Lueder Nationality


Yvonne Austin Nationality