Global Soap Project

December 8, 2011 by  
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Derreck Kayongo collects soaps thrown out at hotels and converts them into clean bars for the children in Africa.

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A Dear Abby For The Down And Out

December 3, 2011 by  
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For years, Jennifer Cervantes struggled to make ends meet.

She worked 30 hours a week at Wal-Mart, but her paycheck — along with child support and disability payments — never seemed to cover living expenses for her and her five kids. Despite her best efforts, she kept falling further behind...Continued

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Quadruple amputee to climb Kilimanjaro

October 9, 2011 by  
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Yes we can.

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Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011 by  
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Steve Jobs, brilliant innovator, comes back from staring death in the face and talks about living life fully.

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Oscar Pistorius: The bullet in the chamber

September 30, 2011 by  
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Be inspired by this man’s resolution to live and be what he chooses.

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Pat Summitt’s Courage

August 24, 2011 by  
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The winningest college basketball coach in history announces she’s suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s.

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Love Kitchen

August 13, 2011 by  
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How Storytelling Saved My Life

August 7, 2011 by  
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Sharing our stories allow us to understand and have compassion for ourselves.  It also shows others that none of us are perfect or have perfect lives.  By honestly sharing we create a human community.

By Edward Grinnan, Special to CNN

One spring day 25 years ago, I found myself perched on the 21st floor windowsill of a Denmark hotel room, holding what I thought would be my last alcoholic drink. I planned to give it up in a big way.

For all these years, I never told that story publicly, despite being the editor-in-chief of Guideposts, an interfaith magazine in which ordinary people tell their own stories of hope. My job is to persuade and help people tell those stories.

I’ve long known that such stories are our best medium for forging connections with our fellow human beings. They help span the breach of solipsism to unify the human experience…continued

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From Catastrophe To Blessing

July 26, 2011 by  
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Whenever something really bad happens to us, we ask ourselves, “Maybe things happen for a reason?” That seems to be the first thing we want to believe, hoping there is something good to come of a bad situation. Rarely do we say to ourselves, “We’ve been blessed.”…Continued

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Believing In Miracles

July 25, 2011 by  
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A homeless man sees his music become a hit on ITunes.

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