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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 06.09.2016 | 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...

Things Only A Miscarriage Survivor Would Understand

Kim Delatorre | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Kim Delatorre

I have suffered through 3 miscarriages and almost lost my little girl. So heartbreaking and indescribable unless you have suffered a miscarriage too, ...

The Struggle Is Real

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.18.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I've struggled to put into words what I've been going through over the past four months with two suicide attempts. When you are on the inside looking ...

Shining a light on the darkness

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 04.15.2016 | Impact
Heather Gillis-Harris

"Why come forward after all these years?" "Get over it." "Why write about it, what good will it do?" These are things I have heard since I publicly...

Holy Sh*t! I Just Gave Birth... to My Uterus!

Darah Zeledon | Posted 04.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Darah Zeledon

And if you have a body, which I'm fairly certain most of you do, love it and appreciate it as well. Not because it's perfect or centerfold-worthy, but because it's all yours.

The Four Hardcore Survival Skills You Can't Live Without Are Simpler Than You Think

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Oestreicher

Who knew that mental health first aid was as simple an inspirational wall hanging? Survival -- Simplified. Surviving -- and "thriving" -- throug...

#TalkToMe: A Survivor's Story of Resilience

Lara Fielding | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
Lara Fielding

My (future) mother-in-law is an icon of resilience! Tati, as her loved ones call her, has survived three dictators: her father, Hitler and Fidel Castro.

America's Women Vote Donald Trump off the Island

Marty Rudoy | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

The women of America have voted Donald Trump off the island. The most recent complaints about Trump's unacceptable attitudes about women center arou...

Healing Through Our Voices: What to Say (and Not Say) to a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.25.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Everyone has a place in sexual assault prevention. According to RAINN, an average of 68% of assaults in the last five years were not reported.  Toget...

Former Survivor Contestant, Stephen Fishbach, On What You Don't See On T.V.

Quora | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...