Holocaust Survivor, Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1 of Helen’s story. Read it here first.

Narrowly Escaped Death

Helen narrowly escaped death at Auschwitz. However, she was not free. Yet.

The note given to the SS officer saved Helen, her sister Pearl, and 500 other women from… Continue reading

Holocaust Survivor, Part 1

Holocaust survivor Helen

Holocaust survivor Helen Weingarten Courtesy of the Breman Museum Atlanta, Georgia

Holocaust survivor Helen Weingarten* shares, “I fought to survive each day. I didn’t know if we would survive the next day. Then, we would survive the next day. We lived like this for… Continue reading

Look Twice – Save a Life

Jessica Look Twice Save A Life


Ordinary days can turn tragic in a split second.

An ordinary weekend motorcycle ride on a sunny day in June of 2012 turned tragic when Jessica* and her boyfriend… Continue reading

Lisa’s Perfect Match

lisa young 3Sometimes an individual doesn’t realize the incredible story of overcoming her life is until it’s pointed out to her. Lisa* is definitely one of those individuals.

* Her… Continue reading

Fear Not Tomorrow

Carol SzellSometimes healing doesn’t happen. Here on earth, anyways. Sometimes overcoming life’s tough challenges happens when you reach heaven.

A year ago today (April 15, 2013), Carol* finally experienced her… Continue reading

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Melony Brown I have had numerous opportunities to hear stories about women who have faced life's tough challenges. My writing reflects the lessons I’ve learned from these amazing women.

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