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COURTESY

A Rainy Day

Let me tell one real story that happened a year ago . **I was driving in heavy rain ,it was so heavy that I got totally blind like ,so I stopped at a gas station . From parking lot to office of that station I walked on foot as rain and thunder scared me not to stay in the car .** when rain did not stop for two...

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RISING ABOVE

You Can Be Different

My parents had split up and my sister and I were in a foster home. It wasn't a nice place to be and all of the children were eventually removed. It wasn't a good start in life. Some of the kids that were there were already well on their way to a life of crime. Waiting for the bus one morning they engaged in...

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COMMITMENT

An Arranged Marriage

Here is my story . The journey of a new life that I took with my husband has grown step by step, ……….Life indeed has come a long way… We had an arranged marriage, but love blossomed with the years sometimes knowingly sometimes unknowingly…its been an adventure we set out on together, discovering each...

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DETERMINATION

Loud Silence...

My inspiration is my son name John III, unfortunately he challenges obstacles everyday within himself diffcult to understand others. He has a big heart and a creative mind, but with a diagnosis of spectrum of autism his becoming is different and unpredictable everyday with a exposed motion I called loud...

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HELPING OTHERS

Two Sided Help

My friend Kelly is a drug addict who has a good job as a pharmacist in a hospital despite her family not supporting her and escaping a violent boyfriend, but the addiction she never felt was a problem until she was suspended and charged for theft of narcotics. She called me suicidal, her current boyfriend furious...

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HUMILITY

Thanks To Those Who Dare To Demonstrate Your Support!

i support 3 special needs adult clients in a group home environment. My clients are special needs adults and it is my responsibility to see that they get a good dinner, get their meds, stay relatively safe, and take care of their personal hygiene requirements. There is one other responsibility that is both the...

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COURAGE

Cancer An Easy To Go With Courage

When I found out I had Bone cancer, I was discouraged by the news. Little did I know the other serious health issues that lay ahead, which would create serious new challenges for me over the next year. I could tell something wasn’t right with my right leg after my trip to Tirupathi in 2012. A visit to local...

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MOTIVATION

Hardwork..The Best Gift Of My Mother

Looking back I never thought at the time that we were poor. I always thought about trying to help those in the village that were poorer that we were. It was a sugar cane settlement housing workers that worked in the sugarcane fields. My mother, a cane cutter, had all thirteen of us well disciplined and by her...

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LIVE LIFE

Polaroid Heart

Four days post-surgery. Benign polyps, out. Unintentionally along with it, parts of my insides also ripped out and 2 litres of my blood due to complications from stitching also siphoned from my body. In life, we are given these pearls called reminders. A wake-up call that we are indeed alive. This weekend, I...

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GRIT

Against All Odds

I was once told because I lost all my children to social services that I would amount to anything. That I was at a disadvantage on all levels. For twenty years I have prayed the same the prayer for my children. That prayer was that we all would be reunited, In 2013 I was reunited with my youngest sons, in 2014 I...

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BEING THERE

The Engagement Ring

I was meeting up a guy chosen by my parents, a proposed suitor, before our marriage was arranged. It's a normal practice among Indian parents to choose spouses, who they deem fit for their children. I was nervous about the entire episode. This was something I never did before. I failed to understand how one could...

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COURAGE

The Horse Always Has A Reason

I was in a Parade with My horse Bella. An Appalosa mare. We were riding along and she had lots of energy as normal. My mom was walking her as well because it was her first parade. We hear something like gun shots and my mare squats down but her feet slipped and she fell. I got off safely. And she got up bucked a...

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FRIENDSHIP

Amazing Friends

i know a few people and they say that people with disabilities cant do the things we do or that you cant really make a friendship with them. i look at them straight in the face and say your wrong. i met so many young and old amazing people with down syndrome and other disabilities, who i have made many friends...

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STRENGTH

My Struggles In Life

Being in school is torture enough, but to know that no one likes you is even more upsetting. When you know that someone actually likes you it is the most amazing feeling in the world. Well one day in school a boy came up to me and told me he liked me,and at that moment I felt unbearably happy. We started...

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DETERMINATION

You Aren't What Others Say.

At an auction I was at a pony came along. He was to tall,soft backed (a condition in Gaited ponies and horses),a seemed crazy because he ran into a rail. To start the bidding my mom put a $50 bid on him. Of course someone will pay more than that but no. "We are going to have to find him a home even if I have to...

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