Cancer Survivor

Lenor Madruga Chappell

Award winning author Lenor Madruga Chappell was a beautiful young woman - model, radio personality, wife of a rancher, mother of two, and active citizen in her California hometown. On the morning of her thirty-second birthday, she discovered a hard lump in her groin and subsequently underwent a hemipelvectomy: removal of her left leg and hip. Her victorious story is an inspiration not only to the millions of amputees throughout the world, but to all who face physical or emotional trauma as you will read in her books.

Lenor's latest book "Women of A Certain Age" captures the essence of ten sagacious ladies and the magic of Lenor's improbable life.

Lenor has been a keynote speaker (Motivational and Inspirational) at National Cancer Conferences in America, Canada and Europe; a speaker with Celebrities Against Cancer, a speaker at major fund-raising events including the National Easter Seal Telethon, and a speaker at hospitals and universities throughout America and Europe. Read more on "About Lenor" Page.

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Latest Book

Women of A Certain Age captures the essence of ten sagacious ladies, aging gracefully and the magic of Lenor's improbable life.

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First Book

One Step At A Time is a poignant autobiography of her struggle to walk again after losing her leg to cancer.

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Second Book

The Next Leg of My Journey is a sequel with intimate and heart-wrenching personal details and her commitment to enjoying life.

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