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A Haystack Full Of Needles: How To Overcome Addiction Against All Odds

By Dana Hall If anyone is showing the world that odds were made to be beaten, it’s Steph Beaumont. To say that she has overcome a troubled past wouldn’t be doing her story the justice it deserves. A lifelong substance abuser, Steph first began experimenting with alcohol at age five. She was exposed to hard ...
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A Father and Son Family Reconciliation Led This Man To A Life Changing Experience

By Robert Caraballo. On November 1, 2015, Allin Nowenstein completed his first TCS New York City Marathon. Like many New Yorkers and inexperienced runners alike, he jumped in headfirst with the sole expectation of completing 26.2 miles--ignited by chance, heartache, weight gain, and above all, the loss of his father.  Today, Allin agreed to share his ...
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“A Walk in a Widow’s Shoes” – A Story Of Family Suicide Recovery

Someone personally recommended Kim to us because she is someone who has experienced great loss, and yet she has turned that around to help others who find themselves in a similar situation. Kim Castellano is the author of the book, A Walk in a Widow’s Shoes. The book tells the story of how her ...
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Finding Love Online Overseas and Starting a Business – How One Man Did Both


Neil Siegel, a local shopkeeper based in Queens, New York, is a beloved fixture in his neighborhood. He owns a small health food store called Neil's Natural. Over the years, Neil has built a reputation for himself as the go-to guy for healthy food in Queens. Just a quick look at the reviews on both ...
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Overcoming Autism to Become an Inventor – Nothing Is Impossible


Meet Tony Tinervia, whose struggle with ASD (autism spectrum disorder, formerly Asperger Syndrome) led to more than a few falls before he rose up to conquer—and learn to live with—his condition. Autism spectrum disorder, in most cases, makes social interactions a challenge. For someone with ASD, communication and nonverbal social cues become a code ...
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Simone Biles

How Adoption Helped Simone Biles Become World Famous

By Dana Hall
At nineteen years old, it is safe to say that Simone Biles has accomplished a lot in her life. She has so many medals and championship titles to her name, it’s getting hard to keep track. She is the reigning US national all-around champion in gymnastics four years in a row. She ...
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