Live in the ‘Now’

Every morning I wake up and I’m just stuck there in my bed. I can’t move my legs. I can’t sit up and I do not even have the strength to lift my shoulders off the bed. My left hand is cramped up into a ball. My elbow is always stiff and sore from an […]

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Aimee Mullins: The opportunity of adversity

The thesaurus might equate “disabled” with synonyms like “useless” and “mutilated,” but ground-breaking runner Aimee Mullins is out to redefine the word. Defying these associations, she hows how adversity — in her case, being born without shinbones — actually opens the door for human potential.

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Back when I was a freshman at Ohio State I organized a panel at my high school where college students from various universities would come back to their high school and speak to high school juniors and seniors about their experience at their college. This was a way for high school students to be able […]


Thanks to My Friends

There are a lot of good people in this world. I think there is more good than evil. Even though on the news all we are shown is the evil in this world. Throughout my life I’ve tried to surround myself with good people and because of that those people are still around to help […]

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MANIC SIGN #1: Spending Spree

So it’s time for me to explain the other side of the story. When doing this I’m going to be brutally honest with you. I’m sorry that I made these mistakes in my life. Just understand that to find success you must 1st fail. Also understand that this was all because of a mental health […]

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Working Towards a Dream

I will never give up on my dream. I have gone through too much and have come too far to give up. I will not let my condition hold me back from reaching my dream. My injury was all a part of the process of creating my dream. Because now I have a more powerful […]

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