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Special Needs Children

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Longing For Normalcy

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Judith's story:

There are days when I have a pity party for myself, when I mourn because I can’t have just one normal day.

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Alcohol Addiction

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My Life, Wasted

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Aaron's story:

Alcohol never forced itself into my hand. It never pushed its way down my throat. And it never asked to be abused by me. Those choices were all mine.

Amputation

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A Long, Hard Road

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Wm Dean's story:

When I lost my leg, my whole world was turned upside down. This is my story…

Anxiety

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My Mind is a Scary Place

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Hazelle's story:

In my imagination, I’ve been diagnosed, incarcerated, fired, divorced, and buried. My mind is a scary place to be sometimes.

Anorexia

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Just a Few More Pounds...

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Karen's story:

I began to equate love with being thin. Still, on the outside, I worked hard to make it look like I had it all together.

Blended Family

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Caring for the Wounded

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Caramel's story:

“You know mom, blood is thicker than water.” The words were biting, hard to receive. The undertone of my son's comment was clear: "you should have prioritized me above your new husband."

Dating the Wrong Guy

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It Felt So Right

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Julie's story:

I felt truly pretty for the first time in my life. Sunshine covered my world. Being with him made me feel great. But then things changed.

Divorce

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When Forever Ends

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Daniel's story:

The American dream was lining up for us. We were living the life. But there was still this unhappiness, like a buzz in the background that never went away.

Emotional Abandonment

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Nothing Left To Give

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Elma's story:

I needed him to listen and show that he cared about how I felt – to look me in the eyes and be present so I’d know he had my back. But this wasn't something he knew how to do.

Fear of Death

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The End

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Dennis's story:

At 63, I was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, caused by a rare case of pneumonia that I never knew I had. My lungs were completely black. The situation was dire.

Loneliness

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Still Trying to Belong

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Denver's story:

There are people all around me, interacting with each other, having fun together: but I’m sitting here alone.

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