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USC veteran Ray Paladino and fiancée Christina Burcelis
“I’m the extrovert of the relationship. He’s definitely introverted,” Christina Burcelis says of her fiancé, Ray Paladino. “But once you start finding out about his passions and excitement and finding common ground, he doesn’t shut up.” (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

A different kind of danger challenges USC veteran

Advanced treatment helps a Marine power through a life-threatening disease. Cheering him on are an optimistic oncologist, a close personal advocate and 50,000 fans.