“I've overcome much.
I will not let my challenging circumstances keep me from living a life of impact, purpose and victory."
The Dynamic Team of
~ Gracie & Diane ~
Going where no woman and
dog have gone before
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Gracie and Diane
Diane Dike, Ph.D. is an award-winning speaker, singer, author, certified foster/adoption mom and humanitarian who is known for her inspirational, humorous, and joyful spirit! Dr. Diane is a radio host who is regularly featured in a wide variety of print, radio and TV syndications around the world. As founder and president of Second Chance with Saving Grace and the Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis Organization Diane is impacting the world for good and helping people cope with medical issues. She is Oprah's OWN and Discover Health's Mystery DiagnosisTV, "The Woman Whose Legs Turned Black."
All ages connect with Diane, who knows what it is to be broken, homeless and hopeless. She was an elite athlete, teacher, professor and coach when pain became her constant companion at the tender age of 23. After suffering for three years she was diagnosed with a debilitating, rare blood disease called cryoglobulinemia vasculitis for which there is no cure. In the midst of her despair, Diane found the secret to happiness and she shares that secret daily around the world while challenging people to "Stay Strong and Courageous-no matter what!" Diane is an expert in perseveranceand overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Her "with God all things are possible" attitude she inspires people around the world.
Diane's experienced terrible tragedy, yet prevails with uncommon courage, her husband Paul, her growing family and her rescued Italian greyhound service dog, Gracie. Against all odds she's dedicated her remaining days to being a light in the darkness, and with mended scars she is helping as many people as she can! She'll dare you to do the same with a smile, a service dog and a second chance.
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Diane is a member of the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA).