Ethan zohn and jenna morasca dating
Aside from his fame, Ethan is a former professional soccer player and he founded the international organization Grassroot Soccer, an organization that helps stop the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating young people.Ethan also serves as global ambassador for Stand Up To Cancer and the Live Strong Foundation. ) couple recently about their relationship and they generously offered first-hand advice for couples who find themselves in similar situations. I dug deep and realized that the power of the human spirit, Jenna and my family and modern medicine would help me to mentally, emotionally, and spiritually get through this battle.The two started dating shortly after Jenna's win.But in 2009, when Ethan was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, the two found themselves facing challenges that were far tougher than anything they dealt with on reality TV..Jenna: I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news is priceless.Being a caretaker is, and never will be, an easy job, in fact it is that hardest job in the world and many times a thankless job.
Ethan took home the grand prize for Survivor: Africa and Jenna won Survivor: The Amazon.I took one look at her and thought to myself, "Wow…two million is way better than one million."Can you each tell us a little bit about Ethan's illness? His illness threw me for a loop but also reminded me of how amazing, brave, and strong Ethan is.Ethan: I was diagnosed with a rare form of Hodgkins Lymphoma called CD20 Hodgkins Lymphoma. There were some very dark days going through chemotherapy. He attacked cancer like he does every other challenge in life, he was going to win and there was going to be no other option- I admire him now more than ever because of his brave battle.Incredibly, nearly 70,000 Young Adults between 15-39 are diagnosed with cancer each year. This is a very important stat for me, because I fall in this category. Unlike every other age group, there has been no improvement in the 5-year survival of young adults in 30 years.That means many young adults have the same chance of getting cancer and dying from it as they did in the 1970's. What's it like to go through something like this as a couple? Jenna, who lost her mom to breast cancer 5 years ago after a 13 year battle with breast cancer, was instantly thrust back into this community all over again.