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Perseverence

Rising Above the Scars

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

What brings you down can also lift you up. Body builders know the secret: you break tissue order to force it to rebuild itself, and in the process, it grows a little more capable of bearing greater weight.

What Dancing and Motherhood Have In Common

Melissa Roy | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Melissa Roy

When parenting gets hard, you might dream about what it would be like to have some time without them, but then a lot of times when you do, all you do is think about them and wonder if they're OK, obsessing over every moment of their routine while you're away. 

The New England Patriots and The Pink Jersey

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

"W-H-Y are they playing so badly?" My daughter asks in a voice that sounds like a deathbed rattle. I giggle and then realize this is not a rhetorical question. She actually wants an answer.

Game of Leukemia Fight

Rose Tafoya | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Tafoya

GOLF may be just a game for many, but for Jarrod Lyle it means much more. Whether we wear pink, yellow or any color, no matter what our cancer story...

What's Your Family Motto?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

I didn't know how we'd do it, but she wasn't asking for that. She was just asking if it was OK to dream. Isn't that sweet? Isn't that just the definition of sweet?

The Nation that Always Perseveres

Brooks Henne | Posted 08.06.2012 | Teen
Brooks Henne

Americans have had to face tumultuous times throughout the history of their country. But Americans have overcome each of these struggles, despite how difficult they may have been.

The Country of Successful Failures

Marilyn Yang | Posted 08.04.2012 | Teen
Marilyn Yang

In America, success isn't necessarily acquiring an initial goal. Oftentimes, success does not even appear to be success; failure is sometimes the catalyst of success or even success itself.