• WATCH: ‘9 Family Focus: Holiday of Hope' on WSOC-TV

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    Channel 9 has shared the stories of many incredible people throughout 2018 – people who have inspired us with their strength, their gratitude and their perseverance.

    Erica Bryant and Scott Wickersham anchored a one-hour prime-time special Friday night, featuring those inspiring stories.

    [ Read more inspirational stories on our Family Focus page ]  

    Meet Jessica Boesmiller, who was pregnant with twins when she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and needed to have her eye removed to prevent the disease from spreading. Now she's strong and counting her blessings.

    Find out about Sue Sutherland’s personal mission to help patients as a volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery.

    Then there’s Finn Muedder, a 3-year-old fighting a rare genetic disease that impacts only a few hundred kids nationwide. His parents were heartbroken and devastated by the diagnosis but are now on a mission to save their son and hundreds of others by helping raise money for research.

    Those are just a few of the stories on “9 Family Focus: Holiday of Hope.”

    Watch the special below in seven parts:

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