We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.
GREAT VALLEYS AND FALLS WERE CREATED THROUGH PERSEVERANCE .
They say life doesn't give you what you deserve but what you fight for.Life has all that we need to live like gold underneath the earth that you need to extract from the mother earth.In extracting it there levels of difficulties which we encounter .As we go deeper the earth there level that are soft and... SUBMITTED BY ERNEST MBEDZIRead Story
The person I call my hero is my twin disabled big sister name Tiffany. As I reflect back on growing up with tip I can definitely say, “it has been one heck of a ride”! People would always tell me that they wish they had a twin but to me I never felt that at the time. My sister is blind deaf and is in a... SUBMITTED BY BRITTANY WRIGHT Read Story
My MOM is my biggest inspiration She is my Wonder woman. I am sooo truly Blessed to have a such a magnificent Loving kind hearted person she always put others before herself she awesome mother & awesome wife to my wonderful Father she works really hard God has really bless me with a beautiful woman that has a... SUBMITTED BY NINARead Story
My Son Colin is 16 years of age and is on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger's). I admire him because he keeps trying is best to improve on his disability, he doesn't let anything get him down. He has not been able to acquire one on one lasting friendship, though the years. For me this is tough, knowing growing up... SUBMITTED BY CYNTHIA DEMAIO ANDREWSRead Story
LUCKY FIN FOR THE WIN!
Hello my name is Ashley and I'm 23 years old. I was born missing the lower part of my right arm. I grew up in a day and age where I never saw anyone like me. You didn't see people with missing limbs working in your local grocery store, on TV, on billboards, or even being confident just walking around. I never had... SUBMITTED BY ASHLEY SHERMANRead Story
THE DAY I LOSS HER
Do you remember the last time you spoke to your mother? If you do, when was that? Do you remember the last time you expressed how much you love her? If so, when?
I am unsure if it was only me but we tend to have this habit of shying away from the expressing how important our mother or our father to us.
I... SUBMITTED BY MICHELLERead Story
Happy #autismawarenessmonth everyone. This song is the culmination of my senior project at The Center School. My topic revolves around the Socioeconomic Status of people with autism and how it affects their education. This song, however, more talks about the subject of my topic and why I chose this topic. This... SUBMITTED BY ELIAS CAPESTANYRead Story
My mom has always been there for me always keeping me going. When I was down she always helped me feel better. I have autism and only my mom believed I could achieve my dreams. I graduated 4 months early because of her belief in me. SUBMITTED BY TREY WILLOUGHBYRead Story
my sister was born with down syndrome in 1997 after being alive for a few days , sadly she passed away . She was going to be my younger sister , i was going to take care of her and love her endlessly. i feel like God gave me a purpose in life to work with individuals with down syndrome, to put my devotion that i... SUBMITTED BY ANDREA SPHARRead Story
I motivate myself everyday to conquer school and the battle of life. Sometimes it can be a challenge but if you believe in yourself then you'll get through anything. My father motivates me everyday to make my day worth living. He told me that if I was brave enough that I could do anything in life. Be strong and... SUBMITTED BY SIMAYA MURRAY Read Story
MENSAH JOSEPH MOM MABEL FORTUNE
My mom taught me to be daring,bold and unwavering.A single mom who raised three children in the face of adversity but stood tall to bring the very best out of us.I can look back today and say because of my darling mom,i didnt give up the fight.I gave it all my all and i am looking forward to that day when i am... SUBMITTED BY JOSEPH MENSAHRead Story
NOT ONLY ME.
There was a time where I completely gave up. A time where I thought I wasn’t worthy to live up to my dreams. I was wrong. I joined a school that helped me find myself. Helped me understand who I truly was, what I really wanted to be. They believed in me so much that I was completely connected with one particular... SUBMITTED BY NATALIA DEPAZRead Story
A STORY TO TELL
So recently I got goosebumps. It was Friday, November 17. I was so pumped since it was the end of the week and we had planned to go out and eat for dinner. I went school like it was a normal day, but little did I know there was a shock waiting for me at school.
There’s this boy in my band, Spanish and math... SUBMITTED BY ANITHA Read Story
Growing up with my grandparents because my mom was a drug addict . My aunt Nora would always be the one to help me realize we weren't a normal family. To always be a better person, save money . Work hard and stay away from drugs and alcohol . She came to visit almost every day and took me to her house on... SUBMITTED BY TANYA HARO Read Story
During a trip to a local veteran’s hospital with my dad in 2012, a Marine Corps veteran, I noticed that many of the veterans lacked basic toiletries and lived too far from the hospital for family or friends to visit regularly.
I was only 13 at the time, but decided to make a 4‑H service project to bring... SUBMITTED BY AMELIA DAYRead Story