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

Ruby Is a Gem

If you know Ruby, then you definitely know Ruby IS a gem!

* Her real name, used with permission.

 

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Today is Ruby’s day! It’s World Down Syndrome Day!  If you aren’t wearing fun and funky socks, go change them… Continue reading

No Shame in Having Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's overcomer Laura“There is no shame in having Alzheimer’s disease,” Laura* can confidently say after living with it for the last two and a half years.

* Her real name, used with… Continue reading

The Scars That Have Shaped Me

“A scar is a mark left by a healed wound. My scars signify healing,” writes author Vaneetha Risner.

Yes! They definitely do signify healing.

As one with a “zipperhead” scar… 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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