Rising Above is to overcome difficult situations you may face in life.

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  • “There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.”

    —Phyllis Bottome Novelist

  • “We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.”

    —William J. Brennan, Jr. Former Associate Justice Of The Us Supreme Court

  • “Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

    —Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

  • “If a good person does you wrong, act as though you had not noticed it. They will make note of this and not remain in your debt long.”

    —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Philosopher, Scientist, Author

  • “The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”

    —Doug Horton

Stories About Rising Above

Bouncing Back

Submitted by Marina

Two years ago, everything came to a stop for me. I failed my first year of college, my grandmother was killed, some of my...

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Troubles And Triumph

Submitted by Yesica Trawick

We hope our journey will encourage other families to have hope and push through times of trouble.

Our family has faced...

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Courage And Me

Submitted by Anonymous

When I was 17 I had a near fatal accident in my home state, Nigeria. That was the start of 11 long years of struggling with...

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Everyday Hero Stories

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...

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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...

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Bryan R

My hero is my pastor, Bryan, for a thousand, even a million reasons. I grew a huge gain of confidence, motivation, and...

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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

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