Robert Donaldson captivates his audiences with his distinctive
message of overcoming hardship. You will hang on his every word
as he maneuvers you through the peaks and valleys of his young,
but eventful life.
The words courage, confidence, and calm in the face of adversity
are trademarks of Robert's character and faith in God. In 1987,
while other teenagers were concentrating on girls and parties,
Robert was fighting for his life battling testicular cancer.
Then in 1999, just when he thought his life was on track, he
was diagnosed as having a rare and debilitating bacterial infection.
Robert won the war, but did not leave the battle unscathed.
He lost both of his legs and several fingers.
Despite many obstacles, Robert leads an optimistic and energetic
life. He is a renowned motivational speaker. He relishes the
opportunity to help others overcome obstacles in their lives.
He not only tells them to overcome difficulties, but his very
life speaks volumes in and of itself.