New Jersey woman overcomes the odds

Alexandra Dunek is a triplet who was born in Mount Laurel, NJ in 1989.  Shortly after her birth, Alex developed a rare form of cancer called Germ Cell Sarcoma.

After 6 rounds of chemotherapy Alex was declared cancer-free around her first birthday. However the treatments left her with almost no hearing.

Now she's a competitive body builder and runs a motivational fitness Instagram account: @tipsfromafitchick

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