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Heather on Helping a Stranger

I started driving towards water, and ended up on a bridge along the Potomac. I don't really remember all of it, but...

Danny on Danny Harris

Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.

Howard on Keeping on a-Comin

I am one guy with a cowboy hat and a good looking horse fighting this drug war against an elephant. I am inspired b...

Keith on Being More Than the Sum of His Parts

In 1999, I had just finished a job up on East-West Highway and New Hampshire Avenue when the hit-and-run happened. ...

Jim on Being a Witness to History

Our community has long been built on sharing the history and traditions with the people before and after us. I reme...

Reverend Alethea on Being Conscious of the Divine

I have consistently tried not to be the first in life. I was the first black student in my high school in Long Isla...

Noble on Staying Connected to Foreign Places

My daughter was born on an American base, so she is American, but her place of birth is Baghdad.

Dr. Randi on Finding Balance

I think that it is very meaningful to people that I am still here after 19 years and I didn't give up on them.

Violet on Respecting Your Elders

See, I am 75 and it is not time for me to stop living. Retirement was when I was supposed to start living.

Ann and Mike on the Reagan Assassination Attempt

I had barely said 'Mr. President' the second time when there was this loud pop,pop...pop,pop,pop, pop. Just like th...

Giulia on Seeking Adequate Mental Health Care for Her Son

I never gave poverty or mental illness a thought. It just wasn’t in my life. Then, my son was diagnosed with schi...

Jan on the Vietnam Memorial

Everyone thinks the government built the Vietnam Memorial. But, in fact, we did it in spite of the government.

Nicky on Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic riding can have amazing effects and be hugely empowering for many people.

Kymone on Failure Without Trying

We need to change our belief system. That is what I have been trying to do with my life.

Marty on Living Free of Harassment

One of the things that dawned on me from an early age was that life was not fair in terms of gender.

Jeanie on Living with MS

I am not saying that it’s the bomb and everyone should come to a nursing home, but things could be worse.

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