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PERSISTENCE
One may go a long way after one is tired.

French Proverb

PERSISTENCE
Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Benjamin Franklin

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Personal Stories About ‘Persistence’

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    Speeches

    I'm in 7th grade and I have an AVID class. At first, I dreading having to present and make speeches to the class. I've only had that class for a trimester, but we've done at least 6 speeches and I think I've become way better at presenting. It was really awkward and I kept making mistakes on my 2nd presentation,...

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    Momentum

    When looking at our problems it can seem quite impossible to even budge them, much less make a significant impact. Often momentum matters more than strength, and persistence more than initial impact. I heard about this being done when I was in high school: A teacher hung a bowling ball from the ceiling and...

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    A Strange Example

    Is it strange to tell a story about a cat? I know cats don't have the higher moral capabilities humans are said to posses, but my cat is nothing if not persistent. And he's always pleasant about it. When he's ready to get up, he'll let you know. And if you don't get up, he'll persist in trying to wake you until...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Persistence’

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    Robert F

    My dad is my hero because he was always there for me no matter what and he was always ready to teach me things. He taught me the value of perseverance and that in order to make it in the world you had to get out there and make it happen yourself. He died a few days ago and now I realize all that he meant to me...

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    Brett E

    My hero is someone who inspires me to never give up, Brett Eastburn. He inspires me to never give up and to never think you can't do something. My hero was born with no legs or arms. Even without these he was on his school basketball, football and wrestling team because he never gave up

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    Travis Pastrana

    My hero is Travis Pastrana. He is my hero because he makes a living doing what he loves, he treats people with respect, is hard working, doesn’t care what other people think of him, and can overcome injuries. If I could be like him when I grow up I would be very happy.

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PERSISTENCE
MOTIVATION
GRATITUDE
PERSEVERANCE
FORESIGHT
AMBITION
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LEARNING
SACRIFICE
COMMON GROUND
LISTENING
INNOVATION
COURAGE
OPTIMISM
RESPECT
HONOR
TRUE BEAUTY
SERVICE
HOPE
DO YOUR PART
GREAT MUSIC
SOUL
VOLUNTEERING
IMAGINE
HEALTH
GENEROSITY
STEWARDSHIP
FORGIVENESS
INCLUDING OTHERS
PASSION
KINDNESS
FAMILY
RESPONSIBILITY
DEVOTION
OVERCOMING
INTEGRITY
INSPIRATION
DO THY BEST
FRIENDSHIP
COURTESY
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
TEAM WORK
PARENTING
COMPLIMENTS
ENCOURAGEMENT
EDUCATION
GRIT
HONESTY
CHARACTER
INGENUITY
MINDFULNESS
CARING
HELPING OTHERS
RIGHT CHOICES
BEING THERE
PEACE
HUMILITY
EXCELLENCE
COMPROMISE
MENTORING
JOY
DEDICATION
GOOD EXAMPLES
ACHIEVEMENT
UNITY
SMILE
PATIENCE
BELIEVE
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
VISION
PREPARATION
TRUST
CONNECTING
HARD WORK
FITNESS
SPORTSMANSHIP
PIONEERING
CREATIVITY
EQUALITY
JUSTICE
LAUGHTER
PRACTICE
CLASS AND GRACE
SHARING
CONFIDENCE
LOVE
LEADERSHIP
REACHING OUT
COMMITMENT
RISING ABOVE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
CHARITY
APPRECIATING NATURE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
LOYALTY
COMPASSION
STRENGTH
APPRECIATION
GOOD MANNERS
OPPORTUNITY
GIVING BACK
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CIVILITY
PURPOSE
DRIVE
DETERMINATION
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I only have this to say,: "If you hate anything, it means you envy something. If you like everything, it means you attract all things."
Anthony O., Atlanta, GA

Mahalo for your great work!
Lorenn Walker, Waialua, Hawai'i

Thirteen years ago we formed a non-profit organization that would allow dogs to run freely on a one mile beach. We fought the Coastal Commission the City Council, and through PERSISTENCE 250,000 dogs and their families visit 'dog' beach each year and Huntington Beach, CA has just been awarded "Most Dog Friendly City in the USA." www.dogbeach.org martin@dogbeach.org
Martin S., President HDB, Huntington Beach, CA