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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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    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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    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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    "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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    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 from the burning rubble. He received two Purple Hearts, 18 Air Medals, and the Navy Commendation Medal for Heroism! After his military career ended, he Rose Above on marathons and...

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