Stories

Amazing women & girls have shared these remarkable stories about breakthroughs in their lives, moments in which they have triumphed over fears, beliefs, or events that kept them from recognizing their amazingness. Some are stories of pain and how women & girls have triumphed over it. As you read these stories, rather than focusing on the pain, choose to focus on the triumph and the ways that others have overcome what may once have seemed impossible to overcome. Let's celebrate their triumphs!
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Women Working Together

My short term goal was easy. I aimed to be well conditioned and prepared to play baseball respectably at fantasy camp. The long term goal was more difficult. What kind of long term goal would be realistic for a 44 year-old just getting started...

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Crash: The Love Story

My awareness about my greatness came in stages due to the fact that that I was carrying a lot of baggage right up until the point of a near-death experience in 1990. I survived a motor vehicle accident that left me paralyzed and for the first...

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Do It Afraid

Eight years ago, I began a new chapter in my life when I launched my communication consulting business. After spending nearly 27 years in Corporate America and getting used to earning a regular and sizeable paycheck, it was one of the scariest...

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To Whom Do You Give Your Power?

I love kaleidoscopes because they remind me that in an instant, everything can change. In many of the “kaleidoscope moments” of my life, I have been able to see long-held beliefs or fears in a new and completely different way. So what...

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Knowing My Voice Should Be Heard

A month ago or so, I was extremely surprised by a court order submitted by my ex-husband. Without my knowledge, he was emancipating my son that has multiple disabilities and the Judge ruled in his favor. Of course, the Judge ruled in that way...

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Baseball: A game for boys AND for girls

My name is Laura and I want to share my story about Girls playing baseball. When I was 6, I moved to Tokyo with my parents and immediately discovered baseball, the most popular sport in Japan. I loved the atmosphere at games and spent time at...

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TB SURVIVOR (Lost Her Job but She keeps...

SUCCESS STORY CREATING AWARENESS TO STOP TUBERCULOSIS IN NIGERIA. My name is Dosumu Oluwafunke, a mother, a wife and a Graduate from university of ilorin Nigeria. Am a TB survivor. I survived Tuberculosis in the year 2015. On February 28th...

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I’m Finally a Baseball Player

Baseball Sisters: Breaking Ground by A.J. Richard “Some of you have been waiting your whole life to be treated like a ballplayer.” -Justine Siegal Last week I played on a baseball team for the first time. I’m 44. It was an all...

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Learning To Say Yes

There have been many moments in my life when I realized my inner strength because of the emotional struggles I’ve dealt with, but the one that has most recently had the biggest impact on my life was when I was diagnosed in 2010 with...

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Feeling Good About “No”

Recent conversations with four friends from different walks of life left me wondering what happened to our collective ability to utter that very simple, two-letter word that could help make life so much less complicated. Anyone who has been...