Courage

Having courage means facing your fears, making difficult choices, and staying true to yourself and your faith at all times.
Suzanne Spaak during World War II
Angels

Suzanne Spaak's Courageous Acts Saved Hundreds of Children During the Holocaust

Suzanne Spaak refused to sit idly by as the Nazis began their reign of terror. Her courageous efforts helped to save the lives of numerous Jewish children.

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A Wounded Marine Finds New Mountains to Climb
Stories of Hope

A Wounded Marine Finds New Mountains to Climb

Severely injured in Afghanistan, this amputee veteran took up snowboarding. Now she's climbing the world’s tallest mountains.

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Kirstie Ennis stands atop a snow-covered mountain
Stories of Hope

This Marine 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 summiting the tallest peaks on all seven continents.

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Happy older couple
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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Melba Pattillo Beals, civil rights icon and author of I Will Not Fear
Stories of Faith

Melba Pattillo Beals: The Faith and Courage of a Civil Rights Icon

Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who in 1957 enrolled at the previously all-white Little Rock Central High School, discusses her memoir of that time, I Will Not Fear.

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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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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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