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I Believe 1 Person Can Make a Difference

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    I Hope I Can For The Children I Work With...

    I run a daycare and have a great rapport with the children. When I am at work, I feel like I can be me and I like that person. I feel like my personality works for the children as I am gentle, kind and loving. I want to boost their confidence and self esteem, teach them things...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2011

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    All It Takes

    It really only takes one person with an idea for change to make a difference. That one person coming up with an idea, and then doing what they can and getting the help they need to make it happen is all that is needed. Small changes or big, it all starts with one person. A lot of...
    BananaBat BananaBat 18-21, F Oct 30, 2011

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    Remember, You're Never Alone

    It's been said; we are the sum total of our life experiences.  At times, It may be easy to let the negatives outweigh the positives, but I'm sure all of us can point to certain people in our lives who made a positive difference, and no list of wrongs...
    Need2Write Need2Write 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2009

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    15 V 14 Players

    as Wales found out in the quarter finals against France the score: France 8 - Wales 7
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Nov 2, 2011

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    Just One..

    It only takes one person to completely change someone's life. One person, one moment, can make the biggest difference. They have the power to turn everything around. Inspiration is a very strong thing.
    deletedd deletedd 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Two In This Case.....

    My life was quietly but dramatically changed by a pair of women who probably don't realize how much their actions meant to me. It was early December, at a homeless shelter and rehab center in Tennessee.  I had recently fled from an incredibly abusive situation and was a wreck...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 8 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    A Single Tree In The Meadow

    Have you ever looked out at a beautiful meadow under a clear blue sky on a summer's day? You see the wind pushing through the grasses and the wildflowers waving their petals in laughter. Bees and butterflies here and there are busy with their daily tasks. I imagine myself as a...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    If Everybody Can Makew The Difference In There Communitry

    the community will be a better place to live and there will not be little children runn away  and the teenage gettingrap and be coming a motjher be for they can get out or school and really no what they want to be when they  come out ofe and get them self a better paying job?r
    susiehouston susiehouston 56-60, F Jun 9, 2011

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    I Want......

    Through out the day I feel fine bored at the least, happy,care free and loved at the most. As you've know from one of my first stories I'm a shy person. I surround myself with the familiar which are, my family and friends.. And I love it! :) I love being cheerful, fun and weird...
    lifesize lifesize 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    He Did

    And I'll always be glad he showed me my own self-worth. Thank you, I love you. I always will, and I'm sorry it went down like this. Stupid onions!
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F Nov 13, 2010

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    I Believe 1 Person Can Make a Difference

    If a person is hard working and has high self-esteem and beieves they can do something... then they can but on with hard work and sacrafice  
    avi900 avi900 13-15, M Mar 28, 2009

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    And So Should You!

    I remember hearing something like ''a reasonable man changes to suit his environment, an unreasonable man changes his environment to suit him, therefore; without the unreasonable man, progress cannot be acheived.'' I think thats very true when taken casually, of course if you...
    2Weird4Most 2Weird4Most 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Each of Us

    This was a group I added to my experience list some time ago, but could never really enunciate how I felt it, without going over the same thing I tend to in these type of stories- the butterfly effect. However at weekend, I came to take this idea from a different angle when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    One Man Army

    It has been proven many times in the course of human history, that one man can make a difference. However, it has been proven both positively, and negativily. Dr. Martin Luther King J.R., he was just one man, but that was all it took to make a difference. Thanks to that one man...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2012

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    Som1 Special

    i think that some 1 can make a big difference in ur life. i m shareing ma story of som1 who came in ma life n  left a smile on ma face stroy began 4rm the once winter afternoon ehn i was in col n i was reading books,a girl came 2 me n said 2 me,"WILL U B MA FRND"...
    ome25 ome25 18-21, F Aug 1, 2008

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    A Visionary

    One good visionary and strong communicator can get many people to act... hopefully doing something that makes the world a better place.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    In Themselves Especially

    Does it really matter beyond yourself? It shouldn't, don't you agree? For some of us, the greatest difference we can make is within ourselves first, only then can we look to make a difference outside of our own little world.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 23, 2010

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    Teaching The Dance By Example

    When I first started working for my Dad last summer it was during the busiest part of the season for him. He owns a ready mix/ precast/ rental business and when spring hits he's busy until the weather turns in the fall. He offered me a job because I needed it after I told my ex I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I Try,

    I try hard everyday looking for things I can do that'll make a difference. 2 years ago, I volunteered at a Special Olympics, and didn't even do anything, there were too many volunteers there. I always ask my parents, 'Can we plant a tree?' and they just look at me like i'm crazy...
    tinarules tinarules 13-15 Mar 8, 2009

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    It Only Takes One....

    Simple as it sounds, but it only takes one person to make a difference in your life, to have a belief in you, to inspire you, to challenge you, to support, comfort, hold, reassure, laugh with, cry with.... its just that i am very lucky that my life has been made up with lots of...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Nov 3, 2011

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    The Counselor

    People have been talking to me forever. Since I was a child, people spoke to me about themsselves. I never thought of being anything else but a counselor. For the last 15 years I have worked with minority children and teens from drug/alcohol addicted families. I've worked in a...
    elsiepea elsiepea 46-50, F May 23, 2009

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    Because I'm Doing It

    Somehow I'm making a difference. At work the atmosphere is cheerier and more laid back at home my children are calmer and more relaxed with my friends I'm offering suggestions that are actually helping them. I'm not sure how except to say that ... I am different so everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 21, 2011

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    The one person that made the most difference

    in your life, is the person that raised you up. It makes sense why mothers are so important to their children
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 18-21, F Jul 5, 2014

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    Transfiguration

    I look at that word in the title, transfiguration, and what do i see? I see the ability for someone to do something better. I was never told I was the prettiest guy, or the smartest, the skinniest, the most talented, and most of all I was never the most exciting guy to be around...
    JMontyG93 JMontyG93 18-21, M Jul 8, 2013

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    It Only Takes One

    It does not matter if you are sad, lonely, happy, excited, etc...it only takes one person with a single comment to turn that emotion around. No matter how bad of a morning I have had I always walk into my job with a smile and say good morning to everyone I see. Nobody else needs...
    loyll loyll 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    Ralph Lauren Pas Cher,

    Polo Ralph Lauren Pas Cher , Polo Ralph Lauren Homme Pas Cher
    BiFeng2014s BiFeng2014s 22-25, F Jul 4, 2014

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    I Hope I'm More Than A White Pawn

    I believe that one person can make difference, large or small, often both in one person. I believe that each person has a spark within them. One that has never been before and will never be again, and I believe that it is this this that we must give to the world, what makes...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Feb 18, 2010

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    Lighthouse

    In pitch darkness a single candle can be seen for miles.  A single, simple act of kindness can change the world for someone.  We never know how far our kindnesses reach, how far our light is seen.  Be a lighthouse. 
    MossAgate MossAgate 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    One Of The Things I Love Most About My Job

    .......is the power that I have to make a difference to many people with so little effort. I am conscious of being able to do that just by smiling as I approach them when they come for service, by making them feel welcome, by helping them find something they cannot locate, by...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F Oct 7, 2009

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    I always dream and believe that I can fly I've tried so many time to jump from over high places to prove that to myself and I'm proud that I did succeed in every time cause water...
    Sparklecat Sparklecat 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Every now and then someone comes into your life and just makes you feel that anything is possible!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 10

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    I can also touch the sky ;)
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F Jan 3

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    i do because i can be in there blood ..... the genes and all
    kaylapan kaylapan 13-15 a week ago

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    many times in my life ,,,Lost at sea ,trapped in a fire ,being beat to death ,a gun misfiring meant to blow my brains out ,,He was always there ,and that was before I realized...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Melbourne airport Victorians can be so polite! Melbourne Tower : "Saudi Air 511 -- You are cleared to land on runway 9R." east approach Saudi Air : "Thank you Melbourne...
    kajun1950 kajun1950 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    if you need anything just message me, ive been threw alot, and i know how it feels to be alone. so if you ever need a friend or need to vent, im always here.(: thx for reading
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    You will definitely know who has your back when difficult situations come about.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Good people whom I meet even briefly help to give me an extra ounce of hope to know good people exist and that there is still light when sky's are grey
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    All our activists and revolutionaries were average people . Even our villians were ordinary .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    You don't have to wait for an apology to forgive. Life gets much easier when you learn to accept all the apologies you never got. The key is to be thankful for every experience...
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F Jan 13