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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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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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    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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    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’

  • Azher
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    azher

    I think this person is a real Hero in life. He has the courage to feed the poor and homeless daily. Today was the 269th day he has been providing lunch to poor people. It really amazes me how he manages all of this. When asked, he once told me that he knows what hunger means and that is the sole reason he has...

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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 aunt, while she was raising 3 daughters. So for several years, she was a single mother, until she met my father in law. He is just a wonderful man. But back to my mother in law, she has...

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    Marc L

    My very good hearted and extremely intelligent husband, Marc, is deaf. He was born hearing but gradually 'lost his ears' and by the time he was fifteen years old, the world was all but silent for him. At a time he should have been enjoying friendships and dating, he was ignored, shunned or bullied by most people...

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Explore Another Value

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