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Stories that Empower

Jan 31, 2022

Gooroo: Team

Scott watched his dad overcome many challenges and setbacks by being persistent and not giving up. He is grateful for the sacrifices his parents made to ensure that he has opportunities and lives a safe life. Scott shares the following nuggets of life wisdom:
- be persistent
- be positive
- don't make excuses
- what...

Jan 24, 2022

Dr Stacee Reicherzer Low Resolution

Dr. Stacee began her transition into a transgender woman at 19 years old. Growing up, she was humiliated, was treated as 'other' and felt 'less than'. Dr. Stacee's 'family of choice' supported her as she persevered. Now, she lives out and identifies herself as transgender and helps others move through their own...

Jan 18, 2022

Poonam is a survivor of sexual assault, abuse and the aftermath and cultural humiliation of divorce. Writing about her experiences was one of the hardest things she's ever done. Today, she helps others overcome trauma, to enable them to feel lighter and better. Poonam shares these powerful nuggets of life wisdom:
- our...

Jan 17, 2022

J. Sandborn Photography

When Terry Sue's alcoholic mother passed away, she embarked on a 40 year journey to search for her absent biological father. She realized she just simply wanted a sincere apology from him. Another challenge that Terry Sue faced was functional illiteracy. She feels a debt of gratitude for having escaped alcoholism and...

Jan 15, 2022

Robert Steven Goldstein

Growing up, Robert realized that his spirituality and sexuality was not consistent with the models that are formed by others. Those views did not resonate with him. Robert felt a hollowness and emptiness. He moved and fortunately found kindred spirits. This enabled him to have a fulfilled experience and a...