series: Innerviews With Ernie Manouse
air date: 6/20/14 2:00 PM
Lisa Niemi met and fell in love with Patrick Swayze when they were just a couple of Texas teenagers in the early Seventies - and the ride began... First the two were off to New York for acclaimed dance careers, and then on to Hollywood as actors, dancers and choreographers. Together they worked on Patrick's movie career, from The Outsiders to Dirty Dancing, from Ghost to Point Break. But their world dramatically changed in 2008 when Patrick was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Together, they waged a valiant battle against the disease that would eventually take Swayze's life. Today, Lisa works to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research and to help educate the world about its devastating effects. On this episode of InnerVIEWS with Ernie Manouse, our conversation with actor, director, dancer, and author of "Worth Fighting For: Love Loss and Moving Forward" - Lisa Niemi Swayze.
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