Lori Luedtke is a native Texan but has lived in Florida since 1996. She is married and has one biological son and two stepchildren. Lori was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer glioblastoma (GBM) grade 4 in May 2012. After doctors gave her a prognosis of two months, she participated in Standard of Care which consisted of radiation and chemotherapy and took part in a clinical trial at Moffitt Hospital in Tampa, FL.
Lori has produced a testimonial documentary, travels the US speaking about hope and inspiration, and created a blog where she talks about how her Christian beliefs have helped her not only deal with her cancer but also inspire others who either have this deadly disease or have a loved one who is dealing with cancer.