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Facing Challenges And Fear Every Day: Wendy Bordewisch By Kayla Bordewisch

My mother, Wendy Bordewisch, faces challenges every day. My mother has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She was diagnosed in 2007 when my younger brother Gavin...

Gabi Ury By Samantha Cecil

Gabi Ury was 16 when she shattered the women's world record for the longest abdominal plank in 2014, crushing the 40 minute one second...

Q&A With Naval Officer Christopher G. Landon By Jackson Epperly

I chose to interview LCDR Christopher G. Landon, USN because I knew that he was in the Navy and I thought that he would...

Beethoven By Lilly Fisher

Ludwig Van Beethoven was an inspiring person who overcame a lot of challenges in his life. He was a piano prodigy and a fabulous...

No White Flags: Steve Gleason By Alex Vrbensky

Today we don’t always appreciate what we have or what we can do. And, we sometimes forget that some people in this world can’t...

Misty Copeland By Sara Blades

Misty Copeland is an American ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theater. In addition to dancing, Misty is a public speaker. However, this isn't...

Benjamin Franklin: A Poem By Benjamin Hadley

Benjamin Franklin was smart and a genius But living his life was not so seamless Ben only went to school for 1 whole year But he wasn’t...

How My Father Faced Adversity in Iraq By Caroline Alsina

Central Middle School 6th grader Caroline Alsina learned about the importance of foreign missions and the hardships that soldiers  overcome. This image shows a...

Courage By Devin Harper

I met Jordan when I was five years old. At that time, I never thought that she would be one of my closest friends...

My Friend Katarina Parsons Overcomes Adversity By Luke Carter

Katarina Parsons was six years old when a visit to a friend’s home turned into a tragic accident. Two dogs viciously attacked Katarina. She survived...

Two Degrees By Jack Woods

Three people who had to overcome challenges are: Bernice Notenboom, Martin Hartley, and Ann Daniels. They skied from 88 degrees north to the North...

Owls by MC Kistler

Owls, Owls, in the night, Under the stars, shining bright In the air and on the ground, They make this beautiful sound; “Who whoo, who whoo” Once the morning daylight...

The White Rabbit By Jennifer Braman

I wake up to find that Lillian, my owner, is setting a bowl of baby carrots in my small cage for breakfast. Nothing new,...

The Endangered Tiger by Muthu Dharmalinagam

It has come to my attention that tigers are endangered, unfortunately. Until the 20th century, there were 100,000 tigers and 9 subspecies. For example,...

Rethink Cyberbullying by Alex Vrbensky

Online chat with soccer team players Situation without Rethink App Dylan: Great game, guys Jake: Yeah Logan: I know Dylan: Man I am so annoyed that I got that...