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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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    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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    I Was Just About To Give Up On My Life Long Dream

    It was an incredibly tough time in my life. A few years ago, I felt as though my world was crumbling. Everything seemed to be going wrong for me. To start with, I was overworked and overwhelmed trying to finish my college degree while holding down a night job as a nurse. I was working through a hurtful breakup,...

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