Adversity stories, books, poems, and more

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This compilation is made up of dates, times, cultures, places, and names taken from the data available for my ancestors. Read More
Circumstances force a beautiful young woman with a withered arm since birth, to decide whether to amputate or keep the arm. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 08, 2016

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This is a brief poem I wrote about overcoming adversity and looking forward with optimism. Read More
A story of two remarkably optimistic people and how they manage 'the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune' . . . as well as floods of bad luck. Read More

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Comments: 2

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The Roundabout Theory: The seeming repetition of the same or similar events everyday, leaving one feeling stuck in a never ending roundabout for days, weeks, months or even years on end. *Reached 100 Reads: 8/25/16* Read More

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Comments: 1

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I wrote this short story a few years ago about fighting through adversity and finding oneself along the way. Read More
A guidebook for every woman and mother seeking self improvement or change. For those learning to love themselves or rediscover their identity. Woman First Mother Second is filled with real experiences, tips and tools to be a happy, healthy and successful woman. Read More

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The year is 1949, and twenty-four-year-old Marie Marchetti has just discovered her father?s identity, the father she never knew. She hopes the invitation from him to spend two weeks with her newfound family over Thanksgiving will help uncover vital truths about herself. Discovering who her father is also means discovering… Read More
Character pictures and a summary for my upcoming novel Certain Darkness.Pictures and more extras will be added as the book comes along. Comment to be updated about the novel! Feel free to add any questions/suggestions as well. (: xx Read More

Reads: 151

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1945 Chicago. Newlyweds Marie Marchetti and her husband, Richard, have the perfect life together. Or at least it seems until Marie discovers cryptic receipts hidden in their basement and a gun in Richard's desk drawer. When she learns he secretly attends a mobster’s funeral, her suspicions are confirmed. And when… Read More

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We need to make sure the photos they show of us aren’t in black and white. Read More

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Comments: 1

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What's A Challenge? Read More

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poem describing the trials and tribulations of a young football team, criticized by peers. Read More
A Christmas themed story about hope in the face of challenging circumstances. Santa fears Christmas may have to be canceled with the Present-Wrapper 2000 breaks down. Will Christmas be delayed or will Santa and his elves come through. You have to read to find out. Read More

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Comments: 14

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Salam to all Muslims out there! I was so inspired by one of the Friday khutbahs and it's about Jahiliya and how we're living nowadays are so deviated from Prophet Muhammad's life. For those of you who're none Muslims, you're more than welcomed to contemplate on the reality of today's… Read More

Book / Children Stories

February 21, 2011

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Comments: 3

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Hamzy is a hamster. He is also an actor. And quite a good one, too, coming from a long line of actors staging plays out of the Arch Street Theatre. He loves the stage, but more he loves to watch the motion pictures that humans show in the parks on… Read More

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Comments: 3

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Some would say we meet people for a very special reason, when they have served their purpose they go forward on another path. Sometimes those people bring with them good experiences and sometimes they bring us bad experiences. The old saying is what doesn’t kill us, only makes us stronger.… Read More
Success is society's motto. $$$$ = success. Let's face it, everyone wants to be successful. Children pursue to win at video games and athletic sports. Most children in elementary and middle school want to make the honor roll, pass their classes, and graduate with their peers to the next grade… Read More

Poem / Sports

May 10, 2010

Reads: 151

Comments: 1

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Describing challenges of life through american football :) Read More

Tags: life, sport, adversity

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Ben, a young boy with a speech disability, finds a Pocket Watch with a strange capability. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 24, 2008

Reads: 115

Shelves: 1

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Chinese Practitioners take 3 pulses on the human being.What?These fools over here must be,,,,, Read More

Reads: 306

Comments: 4

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Remember the starving children around the world, this poem was written about a young child that got on with life in the face of adversity and inspired others to carry on clinging to life. Read More
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