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Personal Stories About ‘Rising Above’

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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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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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"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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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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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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Thomas M

My uncle is an inspiration to me and the world. While I was growing up, I watched in horror as my aunt and uncle lost their two sons in separate auto accidents within a short period of time. My cousins were like brothers to me and despite the paralyzed feeling I had, it couldn't come close to my imagination of...

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

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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.