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

French Proverb

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Personal Stories About ‘Persistence’

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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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    I Believe In You.

    I am young and a writer. I have no money and no published books. I work nonstop, trying to get up the nerve to finish the story. I have great ideas and plot lines,but I could never get up the nerve to write a book through, only about a page or two. Then, I would tell myself that it was stupid and never would be...

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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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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Persistence’

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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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    Duong V

    As a child growing up in Vietnam, Duong found that a large amount of his time was spent in the rice fields. However he was not alone in this rice field, he spent most of his time being bullied by the other children there. Duong did not give in to the constant bullying he stood up for himself day after day. Until...

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    Those Who Don't Give Up

    When I was trying to decide who was my biggest hero, I realized I couldn't make up my mind. And then another idea came. I've seen people in poverty, people struggling to hold a job, and in many hard, stressful situations. The fact that these people don't give up, and try their hardest for the sake of others makes...

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

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