Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
Kirstie Ennis, USMC Sergeant (Ret.)
Stories of Hope

A Marine Veteran Continues to Fight Her Toughest Battle

USMC Sergeant (Ret.) Kirstie Ennis, who suffered traumatic injuries--physical, mental and emotional--during a tour of duty in Afghanistan, discusses the lengthy road she has traveled toward recovery.

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Stories of Hope

This Afghan War Veteran Aims to Scale the Seven Summits

USMC Sergeant (Ret.) Kirstie Ennis, who suffered significant injuries while serving in Afghanistan, shares how the loss of her left leg has inspired her to keep pushing herself by summitting the tallest peaks on all seven continents.

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Living Longer, Living Better

Learning to Be Happy at Any Age

Aging gracefully starts with finding peace, hope and resilience as the years march on.

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Marilyn Turk
Stories of Hope

#MeToo: She Found Renewed Strength in Sharing Her Story of Sexual Harassment

After witnessing a client behaving inappropriately with her young colleague, she knew the time had come to share her story of a similarly harrowing experience.

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Jim Sherman with his friend, Nan
Friends

This Sight-Impaired Hero Entered a Fiery Apartment to Rescue His Neighbor

Out of work and visually impaired at age 54, Jim was starting to question his own worth. But his courage and faith guided him down a hero's path.

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The Source of Courage

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Heroic pilot Tammie Jo Shults
Inspiring Stories

Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Hailed a “Hero” After Emergency Landing

Passengers of distressed Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 are praising the heroic pilot for her bravery.

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President Abraham Lincoln
Emotional and Mental Health

Abraham Lincoln: A Courage Born of Depression

Abraham Lincoln knew great loss and deep sorrow throughout his life, and it may be that his lifelong melancholia gave him the strength to handle the crises of his years as president.

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Healing

How to Cope If You're Feeling Overwhelmed by #MeToo

Constantly reading stories about sexual violence may trigger painful memories for survivors. These tips can help you cope.

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Healing

Me Too: Movement Founder Tarana Burke Speaks Up to Help Others

The survivor who started the Me Too movement more than 10 years ago now has an international stage to advocate for other survivors of sexual violence.

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