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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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    Hope Trumps Harm

    Believing that life contains more than one's experiences and hanging on to the hope that there is something greater than the harm experienced, I strove to overcome and excel through my circumstances of abuse. Because hope trumps harm, I followed it and I now help others with similar circumstances and find hope...

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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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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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    Darlene S

    I picked my Grandma because she has overcome a lot in her life and is a wonderful person. My Grandma grew up on a farm with four sisters and one brother. Her mother (my great grandmother) had to raise them all by herself because my grandma's father died. When my grandma was a teen her older brother died. My...

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