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Stephany Grace, NYC/Barcelona, 35

Stephany Grace, NYC/Barcelona, 35

What is your story of strength? I could narrate at least a couple of different stories.  Some take place at sea, in the dessert, others in the valleys between the mountains and the ocean, and so on.  Some stories happen as a young, naive girl, and others as...

Amela, Tirana, Albania (31)

Amela, Tirana, Albania (31)

What is your story of strength? When I think about my strength, my immediate thought is my family - my mom, dad, and sister. I would never be the person I am or have the possibilities I’ve had without them. My dad has always pushed me to be independent and my mom...

Laila-Josefin, 28, Barcelona

Laila-Josefin, 28, Barcelona

What is your story of strength? What my first memory of strength came from was growing up in a small suburban town in Sweden of only 25,000 residents. My dad was the very first black person in that town, and being one of the very first immigrant families was though,...

Kristin, New York, NY, 27 (United States)

Kristin, New York, NY, 27 (United States)

What is your story of strength? I think about myself compared to the other women in my life, my mom, for example. I love her more than anything and she is the best mom and best friend in the world. I also don’t think she is a great role model for me when it comes to...

Vandana , Dubai, 35

Vandana , Dubai, 35

What is your story of strength? My story of strength is my 7-year-old son! He inspires me to be my best every day. the days I just want to give up I always ask myself if that is the example I want to set for him. I see how enthusiastic and passionate he is about his...

Isata, 37, Sierra Leone

Isata, 37, Sierra Leone

What is your story of strength? The answer to that is about life experience. I’ve seen a lot. And while I had a privileged childhood and never wanted for anything thanks to my incredible parents, I also had a lot of exposure to real, raw life experiences. Whether I...

Liz, 52, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (United States)

Liz, 52, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (United States)

What is your story of strength? I think if you think of strength as the ability to overcome any obstacle that life gives you, then I would say I get my strength from the Lord. Having great role models in my life -- my mom, all my aunts, so many other teachers growing...

Reema, 38, Jordan

Reema, 38, Jordan

What is your story of strength? I’m 38 years old, a single mom living in Zarqa, Jordan with two beautiful daughters; a freshman at university and a senior in high school, and one amazing son, a 10th grader. I am also a freshman at university studying Counseling and...

Jillian, 29, USA (Boston)

Jillian, 29, USA (Boston)

What advice would your adult self give your younger self? My speech impediment is going to come out like crazy. The advice I would give my younger self is to be a 100 percent focused on myself in the moment. When I was younger I used to think that opportunities came...

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