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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

Reach Out And Rise Above

Submitted by Danielle Louise

I've been fighting depression for a few years now, but on my first 'decline', I clung to writing songs. This is the second...

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"Rising Above" As If Written By Dani Johnson

Submitted by Jedediah

First of all, my name is Dani Johnson, and I grew up in a home filled with drugs, violence, abuse that varies, rape, and...

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Life Goes On

Submitted by Anonymous

I am a 20 year old boy and a student of Ateneo de Naga University, Pillipines. I had a fracture in my left arm while playing...

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Everyday Hero Stories

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...

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I think this person is a real Hero in life. He has the courage to feed the poor and homeless daily. Today was the 269th day...

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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,...

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Pass It On

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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