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Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Saint Augustine

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Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

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    Character Trait Patience

    My name is Edwin Torres--- For me patience is a very important character trait, inside of myself, because I’ve grown to realize that things come to existence if you put forth some effort. Sooner or later, you’ll achieve whatever it is you strive to accomplish. No matter what the situation, eventually it will...

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    Lung Transplant

    A time in my life when I had to be patient was when my Mom went under surgery for a double lung transplant. When she was in the hospital under surgery, I was very scared and didn’t know what to think or do. Instead of going crazy and thinking negative thoughts, I sat back and was patient. I prayed about things...

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    Girls!

    There is this girl that was my best friend for almost ten years. When I got to high school she started completely ignoring me and being mean. I told her how I felt and she didn’t care. She had her new friends and didn’t acknowledge me at all. I wrote her a note telling her how I felt and she wrote back saying...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’

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    Noreen Crush

    My personal hero and every day inspiration is my mom. She is a hard working, dedicated, and extremely patient woman. She has always been the common ground between my dad and I, as we are both very bull headed. She works as a registered nurse in emerge. I am extremely proud to call her my mom, and even happier she...

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    John H

    I have chosen my grandfather, Johnny, as my all-time hero. When you talk about perseverance, patience, and joy, grandpa was the epitome of all these. When my dad was two weeks old, Grandpa, a caboose man on the Rock Island Line, fell off the caboose and was run over by the train. He survived, although he was a...

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    Hannah M

    Hannah is a young girl. Hannah is an amazing singer, and a great soccer player. Hannah is my best friend. Here is why she is a hero. She is in the hospital fighting Steven Johnson Syndrome. Hannah is staying strong through the chain of events that is happening to her. She is unable to see, as the effect of having...

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My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!
Tina, Leesburg,Ga.

Patience is not just about waiting, it's the ability to have the right attitude while waiting.
Jan Vernix, Philippines

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Sarah Nichols, Paducah, KY

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Mike G., Tucson

Just saw the "Patience" commercial with the little boy walking in the concrete. Reminds me of how I need to be when working with my students. haha Loved it!
Janet, Missouri

I see alot of your commercials on our AFN channels. My favorite one is the little boy walking in the freshly smoothed concrete and the fella at the end. It makes me laugh and smile each and everytime I see it. Thank you.
Chris Carney, Camp Taji, Iraq

We need more of your billboards to instill values.
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