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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...

My Dad Overcame Adversity By James Burkhardt

My dad used logic to assess a situation and overcome adversity. He saved lives by stopping an out-of-control driver by putting his car in...

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...

Helen Keller Overcomes Adversity By Kayley Cooke

“Once I knew only darkness and stillness. . . . My life was without past or future. . . . But a little word from the fingers of another fell...

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...

George W. Bush By Kooper Haynes

George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States of America, the son of a former president. Bush was born in 1946,...

Overcoming Adversity: My Mom By Ryan Hart

Many people throughout history have overcome adversity dating all the way back to the beginning of time. Many are very well known; however, one...

Social School Problems By Dariana Kerrick

I decided to interview a friend who would like to stay anonymous. For most of her school years, she was bullied and had an...

Stevie Wonder By Porter Tierney

Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw on May 13, 1950. He was born prematurely causing Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) leaving him blind. His full...

Ali Krieger Inspires By Amanda Win

Ali Krieger has really inspired me by the way she has overcome so many challenges and speedbumps in her path to greatness. This soccer...

Franklin D. Roosevelt Overcomes Adversity By Jimmy Flake

Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) overcame adversity when he contracted polio at the age of 39 at a time when he had a bright future...

Famous People Who Overcame Adversity By William Lovelace

Franklin Roosevelt was paralyzed from the waist down when he was 39 years old. Stephen King’s first novel “Carrie” was declined 30 times...