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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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An Actors Life For Me.

Submitted by Sue Rowe

All my life I wanted to be an actress. When I got married I ended up in a not so healthy situation... it took me 13 years to...

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Everyday Hero Stories

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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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...

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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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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