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

Becomming Whole Again

Submitted by Anonymous

We all have our own story filled with chapters about people and events unique to us and I will never forget where my life...

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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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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

Karyl B

My hero, Karyl, is someone I've met in person only once. In August 7, 1996 her only daughter, Arlyn, died by suicide. She was...

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Darlene S

I picked my Grandma because she has overcome a lot in her life and is a wonderful person. My Grandma grew up on a farm with...

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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...

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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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