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

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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Sunshine On A Rainy Day

Submitted by Anonymous

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...

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Rising Above

Submitted by Yaira

Rising Above
I am in my 3rd period on a B day when my friend came in and sits next to me. I realize that she is acting...

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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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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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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...

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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.
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