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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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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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    Becomming Whole Again

    We all have our own story filled with chapters about people and events unique to us and I will never forget where my life story took a sudden change of course and brought about my most life altering events with people I'll never forget. I had a routine operation on my knee go wrong and developed a life...

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    Life Goes On

    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 skateboard in a skate park. My family is not rich but spent 70 thousand philipine peso working abroad to pay for my medical bills. When I had that accident I thought that my life would...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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    Lainie F

    Lainie does so many good things for her animals on her horse rescue farm. Day in and day out she is out there with these horses and other animals providing them the love and attention that they have never received from previous owners. Lainie gets these animals ready for adoption, she makes no profit form...

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    Emily H

    Emily, a 13 year old girl, was rushed into a surgery at UVA children's hospital when she was told that she had a massive ovarian cyst. Emily a passionate athlete was not allowed to play any sports but still watched friends and family play all the time. She says, "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger."

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