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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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    Sunshine On A Rainy Day

    Have you ever had a day when everything seemed to go wrong, and nothing seemed to go right? Not too long ago I was having one of those days. I was discouraged, weary, and plain sad. My focus was on me, me, me. After all, no one else was experiencing the same trials I was. I expressed my downcast state to my...

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    "Rising Above" As If Written By Dani Johnson

    First of all, my name is Dani Johnson, and I grew up in a home filled with drugs, violence, abuse that varies, rape, and poverty. Now, I am a multimillionaire; but before my success, “I was a fat cocktail waitress, with what seemed like no hope or future.” As a child, my step father would sexually, verbally, and...

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    Bouncing Back

    Two years ago, everything came to a stop for me. I failed my first year of college, my grandmother was killed, some of my most invaluable possessions stolen by my best friends, and I was not on any medication for my bipolar disorder. For a year I was lost and constantly thinking of suicide, attempting it...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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    Alvaro I

    My husband is my hero because he always triumphs over his circumstances. A creative artist and wonderful husband and father, he has overcome distance, illness, loss, and discrimination to continually encourage others and take care of his family.

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    Ruth S

    My mother in law. I don't know what to say about her really. Ok, yes I do. This is a woman whose husband had left her for her aunt, while she was raising 3 daughters. So for several years, she was a single mother, until she met my father in law. He is just a wonderful man. But back to my mother in law, she has...

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    Michael R

    My Dad is amazing. Which, is what most children would say about their own father. But what I find different about mine is that he has been so supportive through my illnesses; while having a lot of other things to do. Such as work 18 hours every second day, dealing with the death of my grandmother and multiple...

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COMPLIMENTS
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
PIONEERING
TEAM WORK
BELIEVE
SHARING
SPORTSMANSHIP
HELPING OTHERS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
GIVING BACK
COMMON GROUND
INNOVATION
JUSTICE
DO YOUR PART
PRACTICE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
EDUCATION
APPRECIATING NATURE
RESPECT
CONFIDENCE
RIGHT CHOICES
LAUGHTER
HUMILITY
JOY
STEWARDSHIP
DETERMINATION
UNITY
INCLUDING OTHERS
PREPARATION
HARD WORK
BEING THERE
MINDFULNESS
LISTENING
PARENTING
LEADERSHIP
GRATITUDE
OVERCOMING
FORESIGHT
KINDNESS
CLASS AND GRACE
HONESTY
LIVE LIFE
OPTIMISM
SERVICE
VISION
CHARITY
FAMILY
RESPONSIBILITY
COMPASSION
CONNECTING
FORGIVENESS
LOVE
PEACE
COURAGE
PASSION
COMMITMENT
IMAGINE
CIVILITY
INGENUITY
GENEROSITY
FRIENDSHIP
COMPROMISE
SMILE
DEVOTION
OPPORTUNITY
DRIVE
EXCELLENCE
CREATIVITY
AMBITION
GREAT MUSIC
LITERACY
SACRIFICE
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
REACHING OUT
TRUST
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
LEARNING
PERSEVERANCE
RISING ABOVE
MENTORING
APPRECIATION
INSPIRATION
COURTESY
EQUALITY
PURPOSE
HONOR
STRENGTH
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
SOUL
DEDICATION
CARING
PERSISTENCE
HEALTH
LOYALTY
INTEGRITY
FITNESS
PATIENCE
DO THY BEST
MOTIVATION
TRUE BEAUTY
ENCOURAGEMENT
HOPE
CHARACTER
VOLUNTEERING
GRIT
ACHIEVEMENT
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According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly, but the been flies anyway...rising above all.
Barry

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renaisha, minnesota

Regarding comment:Reach out beyond the storm and you will always feel the warmth of the sun
M J, Pa

Reach out beyond the storm and you will always feel the warmth of the sun; help others experience a better life helps us respect our blessings. Stay humble.
Crystal Bleu, Pennsylvania

Helping to rid homelessness and crime in neighborhoods across the country.
Steven B., San Francisco, California