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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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    Rising Above

    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 different. I see a quick glance at her wrists- she is trying to hide them. There are some fresh scars and I ask myself, “Is she ok? What’s going on? Does she have anyone to talk to?” ...

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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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    "Rising Above" As If Written By Dani Johnson

    First of all, my name is Dani Johnson, and I grew up in a home filled with drugs, violence, abuse that varies, rape, and poverty. Now, I am a multimillionaire; but before my success, “I was a fat cocktail waitress, with what seemed like no hope or future.” As a child, my step father would sexually, verbally, and...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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    Lisa Weaver

    Lisa turned a job loss from an executive position and an extended period of unemployment into a passion for serving others. She has worked every weekend for many years doing equine therapy for special needs children. She not only volunteers in riding sessions, she has served in multiple leadership positions...

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    Bryan R

    My hero is my pastor, Bryan, for a thousand, even a million reasons. I grew a huge gain of confidence, motivation, and inspiration from Bryan when I thought I was one of those people who couldn't have any after very hard times in life. He motivates to change the world, he cares deeply for the well-being of our...

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    Tyler M

    Today while driving home with my father and brother, a van began swerving and crashed into a ditch upside down. There was about 3-4 feet of water in the ditch. We immediately turned around and pulled onto the side of the road. I jumped out of our car and into the ditch full of water. I heard people screaming...

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Explore Another Value

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

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