Derek Carpenter’s life came to a standstill in December 2012.
Fresh out of college with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T, he was ready to move home to Colorado to start his career as a lab manager.
Then the diagnosis came. On a routine checkup, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. He went through eight months of treatment that kept him often bedridden, and often in debilitating pain. [Read more…]