Courtesy of Fitness Magazine by Alli DeFrancesco Miller.

In April 2009, at age 21, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In August 2013, I became the first Italian woman to successfully swim the English Channel. The probability of either is less likely than successfully climbing Mount Everest. This is my story, or the start of it…

Read Alli DeFrancesco Miller‘s journey to and across the English Channel here in Fitness Magazine.