Featured Inspirational People

I was immediately hooked

July 29, 2015

“I’m originally from South Africa. A few years ago, when I was working on my undergrad, I had a chance to mentor some high school students. I was immediately hooked and realized that I wanted to dedicate my life to trying to make a difference in the lives of others. I’m now working on my doctorate in clinical psychology.”

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May the force be with you.

“I am the ultimate Star Wars fan. I couldn’t wait for it to come out so I decided to put on my storm trooper outfit and come to the mall. Yes, it’s hot but I don’t care because I’m a freakin storm trooper. I…

July 14, 2015
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I used to deal with my depression by self cutting.

“The biggest challenge I’ve dealt with in the past is depression. For the longest time I just didn’t feel like I fit in anywhere. Even when I was around people I was alone. I started to self medicate by cutting myself. I’m not sure…

July 10, 2015
My Beautiful Tommy Boy
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My Beautiful Tommy Boy

“Seven weeks before my wife was supposed to give birth, Tommy stopped moving. We rushed to the hospital hoping for the best. The doctors were forced to do a C section. Tommy survived but his life’s struggle was only beginning. He has cerebral palsy…

March 8, 2015
Atoms of consciousness
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We are all atoms of consciousness

“I was born in a nominally active catholic family. Religion was something that we participated in only on holidays and family events. After I started high school, I started experimenting with a lot things that I shouldn’t have. I quickly realized how unhappy I…

March 8, 2015
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I’m not handicapped, I’m just different.

“”I’m not handicapped, I’m just different. Many people with the same challenges I have let that challenge define their lives. My mom always told me that everybody is unique and different, my difference is just physically noticeable. I can do anything that anybody else…

March 7, 2015