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RISING ABOVE
Still, like air, I rise.

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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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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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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Rising Above’

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Michael R

My Dad is amazing. Which, is what most children would say about their own father. But what I find different about mine is that he has been so supportive through my illnesses; while having a lot of other things to do. Such as work 18 hours every second day, dealing with the death of my grandmother and multiple...

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Alyssa B

Alyssa was 12 years old when she found out that she had a brain tumor. Her family and friends were devastated. However Alyssa had a great attitude and was convinced that God had a purpose for her and this trial would only make her stronger. She is starting chemo soon but is making a great recovery.

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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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DO YOUR PART
TEAM WORK
OPTIMISM
SOUL
ACHIEVEMENT
LAUGHTER
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
PERSEVERANCE
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PREPARATION
TRUE BEAUTY
DEDICATION
SHARING
PASSION
ENCOURAGEMENT
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
OVERCOMING
BELIEVE
JUSTICE
INCLUDING OTHERS
RESILIENCY
INCLUSION
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OPPORTUNITY
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LISTENING
INTEGRITY
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REACHING OUT
GET ALONG
CARING
DEVOTION
APPRECIATING NATURE
CHARACTER
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IMAGINE
SMILE
PURPOSE
STEWARDSHIP
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
SERVICE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
LEADERSHIP
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FRIENDSHIP
CHARITY
GIVING BACK
VISION
COURAGE
EDUCATION
HONESTY
MOTIVATION
MENTORING
RIGHT CHOICES
DETERMINATION
EQUALITY
COMPASSION
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TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
COURTESY
LIVE LIFE
MINDFULNESS
GREAT MUSIC
LOYALTY
LOVE
INGENUITY
GENEROSITY
GRIT
DRIVE
COMMITMENT
PERSISTENCE
UNITY
LEARNING
CONNECTING
HEALTH
JOY
HELPING OTHERS
HARD WORK
HUMILITY
WONDER
AMBITION
PIONEERING
PEACE
CIVILITY
CREATIVITY
INNOVATION
HOPE
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COMMENTS


Barry FEBRUARY 16, 2017
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly, but the been flies anyway...rising above all.

renaisha from minnesota NOVEMBER 15, 2013
love all the values

M J from Pa MAY 12, 2011
Regarding comment:Reach out beyond the storm and you will always feel the warmth of the sun

Crystal Bleu from Pennsylvania FEBRUARY 21, 2011
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.

Steven B. from San Francisco, California SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Helping to rid homelessness and crime in neighborhoods across the country.