“If we take it just one day at a time, with a positive attitude, anything is possible.”
Simple words of true wisdom coming from a spiritually strong celebrity – Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek on the eve, celebrating anniversary surviving stage 4 pancreatic cancer and contributing demography of 18% individuals to mark this rare stature.
The 79-year-old fighter, Alex uploaded a short video sharing his tough days battling the evil parasite, thanking gestures from every possible realm on his official Twitter profile.
But How is he doing now? Well, read further to know his inspiring story-
Early life and career-
Alex Trebek -Canadian born from the ’40s, belongs to a Ukraine, Franko-Ontario native, was raised speaking both french& English languages. His father was a chef, and at the age of 13, Alex worked as a Bellhop at his father’s workplace.
He attended -Sudbury Secondary School, graduating from the University of Ottawa, a degree in Phiosophy (1961). He picked up the interest in broadcasting debates and regular news reading jobs. He was staffed at CBC, covering major events globally on Radio and Television.
He then, hosted various classical music shows for CBC, On contrary to game shows such as “Strategy”, “Double Dare”, “High Rollers” appeared on other shows competing opponents (1970-1980), In 1984- Jeopardy ! an evening game show they earned Guinness World Records for longest tenure to run holding an unbreakable record in the number of episodes to which Alex has signed contract validating up to 2022!
This super enthusiastic spontaneity legend also featured in several renowned series and films. To name a few -“Predator 2″,”
Beverly Hills, 90210″, “Jury Duty”, “Baywatch”, “Charlie’s Angels”, “How I met your mother” with the latest 2018, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”.
HEALTH AS OF 2020!
Alex was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer Stage 4 condition in 2019; he had a medical history of heart attack and other injuries too. He began his chemotherapy and was responding well that made the tumors shrink dominantly. While in an interview in 2019, he said I’m not afraid of dying,” and “I’ve lived a good life, a full life, and I’m nearing the end of that life. If it happens, why should I be afraid of that?”.
His well-wishers, fam-base fans genuinely have been a support to make the impossible become a reality. He gained strength from these wishes and, of course, faith in almighty that has held him unbeatable standing upfront in the 18%population of healers. He has vowed to be amongst 4% of people who could sustain for two years of devastating cancer. In his video posted on 4th March 2020, he admitted he was victim to great attacks of depression a phase while unraveling route to optimum cure, which was not so easy one.
It would be a betrayal to his wife and to the people he has inspired with his will of combating if he would not mention them. He is associated with being the host of Jeopardy! up to 2022, which seems a choice, he elected to exhale his passion and transforming it into an antidote to not give up. In this time of Corona, it’s quite a hell to survive the already ingested plague, and his age also conserves to be a souvenir to his strength anytime to fall apart. He indeed is a miracle to say. And his belief is essentially something we should look up to.
Let’s pray to this iron man and to the victims of such brutal less.
Stay tuned to know more details regularly!