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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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    Courage And Me

    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 dependency, painful and agonizing surgeries, long hospital stays, inconvenient casts, metal plates and heavy metal rings, heart ache, hurt, anger, and helplessness. I had 4 long surgeries in...

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    Reach Out And Rise Above

    I've been fighting depression for a few years now, but on my first 'decline', I clung to writing songs. This is the second time that I've found myself back at group therapy, but I've found ways to not only help myself, but ways to help others as well. It brings me so much happiness when I play songs on my ukulele...

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    An Actors Life For Me.

    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 realize that I was important. My dreams and who I was mattered and no one can take that away from me. If I did not have acting during this time I may have ended my life through the deep...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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    Brent P

    This hero of mine has overcome opposition in his life since the time he was a toddler. He remembers his father coming home drunk. He remembers how his mother wept finding out about all the affairs. He remembers the ugly divorce when he was 12. He remembers the day the call came - that his father had shot himself...

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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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    Harold (Raspy) Maze(Rawls)

    Harold Maze, or Raspy Rawls known to many has always been an outstanding individual. Not only is he inspiring but he is a determined leader who doesn’t understand the word no and impossible. My personal experience with Mr. Rawls has been far from few. He has not only pushed me to better myself, but he has also...

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