Boston Marathon bombing survivor, mom, speaker and superwoman Rebekah Gregory crossed the finish line again at this year’s Boston Marathon! Two years ago, Rebekah was at the finish line of the marathon when the bomb exploded and one year ago she was pushed across the finish...


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Michael Finkel: True Story

By Michael Finkel, Posted April 17th 2015

"When you talk with someone when emotion is high, when adrenaline is pumping, you can really capture a person’s true nature. Wait even a few minutes and people often relax into a sort of bantering, gallows-humor mode following a near-death experience. But in the moments just after, the...


 


We are excited to announce that Jon Acuff’s newest work ‘Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck’ has secured a spot on the New York Times Best Seller list! Jon is a wonderful speaker and a stellar writer with a fantastic sense of humor. He truly...


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Unconditional Service

By Waldo Waldman, Posted April 10th 2015

Acts of kindness and the life lessons they teach us can appear in the most unlikely of places. 


I was recently flying from Atlanta to Phoenix and became friendly with my seatmate Don Laney, a former Special Forces soldier who was now a successful businessman living in Georgia.  We had a...


A few days ago, Twitter introduced the world to Periscope: a brand new app that lets users see the world through your perspective via live stream. Twitter recently bought the start up for about $100 million and it has been making quite a ripple in the tech and social media world. Since its...


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The Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure has become the largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors, advocates for prevention and initiatives for funding breast cancer research. Founded in 1982 and named after her sister, who lost the battle with cancer, Nancy Brinker fought to grow...


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Rocky Bleier, former NFL Pittsburgh Steelers half back was severely wounded by a rifle bullet in his left thigh & shrapnel from a stray granade in his right leg while drafted in the Vietnam War. Barely able to walk following his injury, he was told that he would never play football again....


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#NOMOREweek: Brooke Axtell

By Shruthi Lapp, Posted March 11th 2015

Domestic abuse/sex trafficking survivor, R.A.I.N.N. advocate, author & speaker Brooke Axtell shared her powerful and moving testimony at the Grammys recently. In honor of NOMORE.org's #NOMOREweek social campaign, we'd like to share her honest, encouraging words on the importance of...


Every language has a word for “thanks.” It’s one of the few concepts that works in a hut in Bali, a London skyscraper or a mini-mart in Peoria. In North America, we have an actual day of thanks in March—Employee Appreciation Day. It’s a chance to thank the...


Dear Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,


My name is Rebekah Gregory. We don't really know each other and never will. But over the last two years, I have seen your face not only in pictures, but in almost every one of my nightmares. Moments before the first blast, your stupid backpack even brushed up against my...