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'Survivor: Gabon' Contestant Dies Unexpectedly At Age 40

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment

Dan Kay, a contestant on “Survivor: Gabon ― Earth’s Last Eden” who also worked as an attorney, died unexpectedly on Dec. 31. He was 40. Kay w...

Supporting Muna to get her life back

UN Women | Posted 12.08.2016 | Women
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. Muna Hadad has suffered a lifetime of violence and abuse. Fearing her son’s safety, she left her abusive second husband...

Wartime sexual violence survivors become entrepreneurs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

UN Women | Posted 12.05.2016 | Women
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. A UN Women project helps female survivors of sexual violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina transform their lives and families...

What a Breast Cancer Survivor Looks Like

Abby Norman | Posted 10.28.2016 | Women
Abby Norman

Natalie Jackson believes in photography because she believes in the stories it can tell. When she thought about the pictures that are often shown of breast cancer and breast cancer survivors, she found them to be cold and clinical. She felt like they never told the whole story.

#MyNameOurVoice: Think Sexual Assault's More Than a Talking Point?

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics
Amy Oestreicher

I wrote a musical about being sexually abused and what followed, I speak about it, I share my story to help others. The biggest thing we can do is continue to speak out. Let the world know this is an issue that keeps happening. Let the world know we must stop it. Paint it, shout it, share it.

Forget Me Not: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As each and every one of us maneuver through our unique life path, we hope that we are not forgotten. We hope that the stranger we flashed a smile to ...

Man Crawls 3 Days After Surviving Crash That Killed Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 09.21.2016 | Crime

A Pennsylvania man who survived a car crash that killed his girlfriend spent three days trying to escape the wreckage and crawling back to the road be...

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital saved my life twice

Debbie Childs Coolman | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Debbie Childs Coolman

Some of the most challenging moments in my life have been when I've faced the unknown. I was 14 years old when I learned I had cancer, but the scari...

Jim Peterik Reimagines His Hits (Including "Eye of the Tiger")

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 07.26.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

"Tiger" is just one reworked track written by Peterik featured on The Songs, a crowdfunded project for which Jim's most loyal fans selected their nine favorite tunes from a group of 16, and Peterik wrote and recorded two new songs, rounding out the album with 11 tracks you need to hear now.

I Am Sorry I Didn't Beat Cancer

Uzma Yunus | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Uzma Yunus

I am sorry I didn't beat cancer but now it really doesn't matter because I am busy kicking life and showing others how to reconcile with stage 4 breast cancer.

How Bad Do You Want It? Three Remarkable Individuals Inspiring Us To Commit To Making The World A Better Place

Maimah Karmo | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maimah Karmo

"Love is never convenient and rarely painless." - Richard Paul Evans. I wonder who came up with the idea that love was a constant state of bliss - I...

'War Was All I Knew Then' -- Former Colombian Child Soldier Speaks Out

UN Women | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
UN Women

I've lived among weapons since I was born. In December 1994, my mother and other relatives were killed during military operations by the Colombian Government against the FARC-EP. This event, which I survived, changed my life.

Jerusalem Fans Cheer on Terror Survivor who Proposes During Halftime

Anav Silverman | Posted 06.15.2016 | Good News
Anav Silverman

In front of thousands of basketball fans attending the Israeli Final Four semi-finals game between Hapoel Jerusalem and Hapoel Eilat on Monday, Asael ...

A Thank You Note to the Terrible Thing That Happened

Melissa Palmer | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Melissa Palmer

Because without you I'd never know that I am capable of coming back from the worst darkness I could ever imagine. And I don't just survive, I come back stronger. You helped me realize the greatest thing I'll ever know.

Domestic Violence Survivor Gets Meaningful Surprise From TV's Evelyn Lozada

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.13.2016 | OWN

As a public figure, Evelyn Lozada has spent years living her life out in the open. So when the reality TV star alleged in 2012 that her then-husband, ...

Touching Air

Laura Landgraf | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Landgraf

In the predawn hush, I let myself out for my morning commune with the river. I want to see the sun rise over the mountains. I’ve gotten ready for my...

The First Dance

Shalva Gozland | Posted 09.27.2016 | Teen
Shalva Gozland

The day I learned to stand up, I was lying down. The sun cradled me warmly on that blissful April morning. Spring was here, and Adam was finally hom...

Don't Let a Bad Break Put the Brakes on Moving Forward

Melanie Young | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

At least once in your life you may experience a bad break or a traumatic experience. It could be a cancer diagnosis, the death of a loved one, a marriage gone sour, or loss of a job or business. Setbacks and stumbling blocks are facts of life.

Finally, an Anniversary to Celebrate

Jennifer Gilbert | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Jennifer Gilbert

Monday, May 30th was the 25th anniversary of my attack. How fitting that this year, it fell on Memorial Day. While we all were memorializing and honoring our lost heroes, I had my own private vigil.

Tearing Off the Label: Resistance as a State of Mind

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 06.01.2016 | Religion
Stephen D. Smith

The young Nazi approached 13-year-old Szulem Czygielmamn as he walked on the sidewalk of Lubartowska Street in Lublin, Poland, and shoved him off the sidewalk. Szulem was lucky; Jews had died for less.

Joe Biden For President

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

If the Democrats decide to run Joe Biden, it will be like a breath of fresh air in a very toxic campaign. They'll have a united party, Trump will be defeated and the world and we will be a much better place. I'm in with Biden.

Sia Gives 'Survivor' Finalist $100K For Being An Animal Rights Activist

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment

In one of the best moments in "Survivor" history, Sia showed up to the live finale, ran up to the stage and gifted a finalist with a couple thousand b...

'Survivor' Narrows to Four - Who Will Win?

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The most brutal season of Survivor is coming to an end. With a record three castaways being pulled because of medical reasons, Survivor Kaoh Rong will...

We Owe Dylan Farrow An Apology

Harry Lewis | Posted 05.13.2016 | Media
Harry Lewis

To Dylan: I am sorry. I am outraged, embarrassed, and ashamed. I am sorry that it took me this long to find your story. I am sorry that it took us this long to take you seriously. I am sorry that your voice was apparently not enough to get us to pay attention

2016 Election Will Test Voter Intelligence

Murray Forseter | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

Whither America? Whither the conscience and soul of America? A campaign based on negativity leavened with bombastic claims without details of how we...