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Lara’s Light from Italy: Distant But Closer Than Ever| Inspiring Story #60

21 year-old Lara from Italy shares her personal story of living in lock-down, during the Corona outbreak 2020.Lara’s short story shines a light on Italy and the world during a great time of darkness.  When I first started hearing about the Corona Covid-19 situation in China a few months ago,  I never imagined that my beloved […]

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‘Thank You for Being So Kind’ by Sarra A. | Inspiring Story #59

An early self portrait by the author Sarra A.  A short story about showing kindness to strangers.Be taken into the mind of thirteen year old Sarra as she travels alone, back to her home in Kuwait.   Along the way she meets an old man and learns the wonder of showing kindness to  strangers … I had […]

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“You’d Be Pretty Without Those Scars” by Karletta Marie | Inspiring Story #49

Short story about discovering what true beauty really means …   Subscribe The scent of nail varnish, L’Oreal shampoo and hair dye settle in my nostrils.  The mirror clad walls reflect soft down-lights on ivory coloured tiles, and I hear Mariah Carey’s,  “I don’t wanna cry” playing in the background.   I’m draped in an unflattering […]

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The Wisest Woman I Have Ever Known by Sasha Frugone | Inspiring Story #44

A confronting story about the deep hurt inflicted by prejudice and the wise words that brought healing into a young woman’s troubled life.  In my seventeenth year of life, I was privileged to visit a woman who lived in a shanty that was supported on stilts above a swamp, with dirt-packed floors and a thatched […]

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Our Mother-Daughter Relationship Renewal with Saniya | Inspiring Story #41

A fun & thoughtful story about mother-daughter relationships… “Our fiery fight started in the heart of London.  It was an argument that would end all our arguments, and yet you wouldn’t believe what it started over… Have you ever had a fight with someone you love?  The kind of fight that starts out like the flicker of […]

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Please Don’t Blame The Girl by Naorin Amina of Bangladesh | Inspiring Story #40

Photo Credit:  Md. Mamun, Raj PhotographyAn inspirational young woman, at sixteen years old,  finds the courage to speak-out about a taboo subject in her community,  In breaking her silence, she starts a growing movement in Bangladesh …  “Break The Silence, Raise The Voice, Save the Childhood”I do believe a full recovery is quite impossible.I was […]

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Drugged, Robbed and Violated in Manila by Ben McGarry | Inspiring Story #15

… a policeman collects my unconscious body from the pavement of a Manila street, freshly dispossessed – physically – of my prized possessions; emotionally and psychologically, I’d lost much more.MAY 31, 2017The Initial Encounter 10.55AM “I saw you leave Z Hostel.  I just finished night duty.  I work door security,” buoyantly announces a Filipino man, face […]

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From Failure to Paris Fashion Week by Diana Soukar | Inspiring Story #13

Living in Saudi Arabia with her husband, Diana was told she was not allowed to work. She should stay at home! This is a true inspirational story of a woman who, when everything was against her, decided never to give up on her dreamMy name is Diana Soukar, I am thirty-two years old, a wife […]

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Rekindled Love for You, Manila by Gene Rose | Inspiring Story #8

Have you ever traveled to Manila?  Listen, as Gene, a young woman traveling the Philippines beautifully expresses rekindled love for her birthplace. I was at the point where I was ready to leave you, for good.  You have been slacking for years and it’s taking a toll on us. I chose to turn a blind eye to the […]

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