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Moving forward

February 19, 2019

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I have never completely told my story until now, and even when I was writing, I realized that, though the pain of reliving some of my darkest moments was very real, the pull that I had on my heart was never to encourage people t...

Life renewed

February 19, 2019

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From then on, I continued to grow with the Lord, learning more information about him and seeing Him as a close friend. He repeatedly showed me the right path through the toughest times, and at the end of every trial, I feel like...

A better way

February 19, 2019

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Obviously, having been going to church for a while at that point, I had heard the name of Jesus several time, but still didn’t really know what to expect.  I kept ignoring the name when sitting through hours of services in th...

An unexpected turning point

February 19, 2019

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I walked into the service in my usual negative mood and knew immediately that it was going to change. From the moment I came through the door, everyone was greeting me with care and enthusiasm, and they acted like they gen...

A new problem

February 19, 2019

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Just as my school life was improving, my home life started heading in the opposite direction. My parents seemed to never see eye to eye, which caused long nights with them continuously fighting and yelling.  Trying to sleep,...

A fresh start

February 19, 2019

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The caring and enthusiasm of the staff and students at Oakland Academy helped create an environment where I was able to thrive and solve a majority of my speech problems, and I progressed significantly in my ability to read and write...

Early trouble

February 19, 2019

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Everything started out when I was in elementary, 4th grade to be exact. I was formally diagnosed with dyslexia, which is the general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, an...

February 19, 2019

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“You can’t speak correctly? Like, what are you, 2 years old?” “Who do you think you are?” “You are stupid, you can’t even do anything right.” “I am sorry that this is happening honey, but it is for t...

Engage

Engage

February 18, 2019

Engage

Engage

February 18, 2019

Determination

Determination

February 18, 2019

Determination

Determination

February 18, 2019

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