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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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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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    Troubles And Triumph

    We hope our journey will encourage other families to have hope and push through times of trouble. Our family has faced many obstacles over the past few years. After the economy took a turn, my parents lost their small business in Ft. Myers Florida, lost their home and even had a car repossessed. We...

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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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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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    Steve B

    Steve B has risen above any obstacles in his path! After his helicopter was shot down, he ran back to rescue a fellow Marine from the burning rubble. He received two Purple Hearts, 18 Air Medals, and the Navy Commendation Medal for Heroism! After his military career ended, he Rose Above on marathons and...

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    Monique L

    Monique Lamoureux is my hero because she has achieved many things that I strive to do later in life. She has played Division 1 hockey in college and now plays on the national team and will play in the Olympics. For that reason, she is my hero and role model for my goals.

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    Alyssa B

    Alyssa was 12 years old when she found out that she had a brain tumor. Her family and friends were devastated. However Alyssa had a great attitude and was convinced that God had a purpose for her and this trial would only make her stronger. She is starting chemo soon but is making a great recovery.

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

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

love all the values
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