A thank you, 10 years in the making December 9, 2017April 7, 2019 Ten years ago, cancer almost killed me. Blood donors saved my life. And for that, I just want to say thanks. Related Josh MartinJosh Martin is the creative force behind Badge of Awesome. He lives in southwestern Ontario, Canada and is the author of "Misadventure Musings: Lessons learned from life's awesome and absurd moments" and "The Overcoming Obstacles Handbook."