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I Have Somone Who Inspired Me

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    Mike is his name. I participated in a 1/2 iron

    man this past weekend. For those of you who do not know what that is, here is the scripted version. Is a race consistent of three legs: swimming 1.2 miles ( 2 kilometer), riding bicycle 56 mile (90 kilometer) and running 13.1 mile ( about 21 km). I was struggling at the end...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Here Is A Good One -nick Vujicic

          The man with no arms and legs.
    plungesponge plungesponge 26-30, M Jan 30, 2011

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    My Mom - A Very Special Person In My Life :)

    I wanted to write about my mom today. She is one of those very precious person on earth. There are only few people who are like her, she has this wonderful faith without doubts, amazing forgiving heart, strong mindset and kind nature. I have normally seen mom's cry when their...
    GirlThinking GirlThinking 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    A Voice Discovered

    There are many people who do extraordinary things everyday that we never really hear about. I read this story today in today's Globe and Mail newspaper and thought it was one of stories we hear here in a regular basis about the perceived problems with building crude oil pipelines...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    The Fictional And Non-fictional Heroes

    There are characters in our lives that truly inspire us to reach for great things. Things that we didn't think we were capable of, things that we know we can get over because someone else had a more difficult time.I have those Heroes in my mind. Although most of them are not real...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    "i Love My Life"

    Saw this in a newspaper, really like the attitude:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1368763/Fibrodysplasia-Ossificans-Progressiva--Woman-rushes-aisle-rare-disease-turns-statue.html A young woman asked her boyfriend to marry her so she could fulfil her dream of walking...
    plungesponge plungesponge 26-30, M 7 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    I Have Quite a Few....

    1. God 2. Jesus 3. My Parents 4. My family 5. My teachers / friends   My great aunt passed recently.  The way she led her life is inspiring to me - and others.  It was quite apparent at her memorial. She sent quite a few shoe boxes (over 5,000 in five years...
    Yohanna Yohanna 36-40, F Jan 27, 2009

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    He Has Inspired Me.

    There is a person in my life that has inspired me to become the best I can be. He acts.. He pushes people to let go of the things weighing them down and blocking their process, and he has achieved many things I think of as meaningful and praiseworthy.. Best of all, he is honest...
    twiztedrune twiztedrune 18-21, F Oct 28, 2010

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    Well, I Could Tell You, Or I Could Show You

    Nicholas James "Nick" Vujičić. This is the full 2 hour video, but I promise you, once you start watching, you won't be able to stop.
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Thanks

    My Dad and its funny how this came to be. This summer (2012) I had a talk with him because we didn't really see each other in my high school years. What surprised me was how much he changed. He had a goal and he was on the road to achieve it ; not caring what others felt or...
    CharlieCharles CharlieCharles 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    If He Can Do It We All Can

    What a precious soul.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29, 2013

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    I Thought Achievement Was Impossible Until I Met You Guys <3

    I never used to much effort into school, studying, tests or anything academic for that matter. Geography work seemed useless and I complained how my future job wasn't going to be a geographer. And I laughed and chatted in all my lessons and couldn't care less if I received a bad...
    mackenzieee mackenzieee 13-15, F Sep 14, 2012

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    Lots of You

    There's a lot of people who inspire me. Even people I've never met have inspired me to do great, wonderful things.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    My Job, My Life

    I manage a group home for adults with severe mental illness. You can see where this is going, I'm sure. Every day I watch my clients who have suffered so much, who have been outcasts of society, rejected by loved ones, at times completely catatonic...I watch them smile because...
    rainifel rainifel 26-30, F 4 Responses May 2, 2009

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    EP Does This.....

           Not just someone there are many here at EP who inspire me day to day. I love all the inspiration that comes my way.......
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 10 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    New Friend

    I recently went to visit family out of state and i met one of my aunts ex's boyfriends friend and we have a lot in common and he is very helpful. he is always there to talk to me anytime :)
    theunspoken97 theunspoken97 16-17, F Jul 8, 2013

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    Hellen Keller

    I've just read her autobiography, and I am astonished. How amazing is it, a person that couldn't see and listen, became a lecturer, an author, an activist, an role model to so many people, including me. This is what the power of will can do. "I am only one, but still I am one...
    Kate97 Kate97 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    Brilliant!!!!!!!!!! Two Tokens.

    I like how my voice sounds its great I love it but I want to move country and start my business but no I ******* can't because this place, just memories and wful people here no I'm not doing it here, or at least somewhere hotter? Or where its not october and cold as **** I don't...
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Oct 25, 2012

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    Clif Chu

    I met him on Youtube, he had made a video response to Amanda Todd's death and included his contact info in the video to who ever just needed to talk... now we are the best of friends and he has done so much for me.
    Shaunagloden Shaunagloden 18-21, F Nov 1, 2012

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    To Inspire: To Infuse Into The Mind. To Strengthen. Impetus: A Force Of Energy. To Infuse Means To Permeate. To Permeate Means To Enter And Spread Through.

    For me personally, my brother has been the biggest inspiration in my life. Currently, he is going through a lot of difficulty. His character is being tested, challenged, scrutinised. From day one, he has given me the foundation to believe in myself. When i hear ‘lead by example...
    traveller23 traveller23 22-25, M Nov 15, 2013

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    Thank You Joe

    At 19, I worked in a doctors office as a medical assistant.  I was shy, awkward, and didn't have much faith in myself.  I was uncertian about the future or my place in it.  I met a man there.  A physician, and became friends with him.  He slowly began...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 10 Responses May 12, 2009

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    Ode To A

    Today... was a turning point. It was nothing special. It was a rather ordinary moment, subtle, and fleeting. For the first time since I've met her, the beginning of this semester, I was able to meet her gaze from a close distance and look her in the eyes, those big, beautiful...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2010

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    I Am So Blessed To Have A Ep Family

    I have all my EP friends who inspirer me! I am so glad I found EP. I am so glad I have friends here on EP to encourage me. My EP family inspirer me!
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    Mother's Strength Lesson For Family

    Note: This story was published in our local newspaper 6 years ago. Mom fought a hard battle but did not survive. Even though she is no longer with us , I feel her near.   My family has breast cancer. No, I'm not kidding. For the past ten months, my family has felt the...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Hello Dolly!

    In high school I tended to lurk at the edges of the circles I wanted to be in.  The main group I wanted to be part of was the drama dorks.  (As an aside, it is really weird to be painfully shy but still love being on stage!)  The first year I got involved, we put...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F Jul 11, 2009

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    Yet...

    This young woman now hates my guts, because my mental disorder ****** her off.Rachell...you're so vain.
    amytheinvalid amytheinvalid 26-30, T 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    I Have Someone Who Inspired Me...

    ...the man i fell in love with
    georshar georshar 36-40, F Apr 24, 2009

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    Muhhamad Ali inspires me.

    my dad died (don't be sorry bcuz your not) at a young age so i had no one to really look up to except gang members ( I live in a bad area) i don't wanna end up like them there just wannabes lol.
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 2

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    The Inspiration Of Many Builds In The One.

    Should I say that any one particular person or event has inspired me? It would be far from the truth as in this life, there is much more in wonder than just one. Today I will speak of only the people I've met here on this site. One the the very first person I met when joining...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Funkadelic Funkadelic 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    Inspiriting Aspirations

    The one who has inspired me is the one who I have admired for years. They have been the subject of my idolization for years.  They have kept me from going into a deep depression. They have inspired me to be a better person and helped me embrace the healing arts and be less...
    Arthchir Arthchir 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    My sister Natasha is my inspiration we are twins

    so were nearly identical and the exact same age but she is more brave smart and she seams more pretty. I want to be like her but I don't think I ever will as she always help me and I can't help her back.
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Why do we keep hoping?

    even if we encounter  hundreds of failed attempts?Why do we still have faith even if others stop believing?Why do we keep on loving even if we had been broken too many times?why do we believe even if we don't see or feel any premontion of good things to come?Because there's...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 2

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    Crazy Love- Francis Chan

    This Christian man has several books, I read "Crazy Love" more than once. I highly recommend it. It was an eye opener.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Insperation And Motivatiion!

    im 13 years old and my name is gabe i am in 8th grade heres my story or some one inspiring me sorry its kinda long... one day when i was 8 in febuary 2009 there was this show my dad said "hey gabe come here and watch these people fight" so i went over and sat on the floor and...
    Gabe14541 Gabe14541 13-15, M Aug 29, 2012

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    My Baby Brother

    At the age of 12 I was smoking pot and popping pills. I hated my life and considered suicide a couple times. At the time my little brother was a year old. He inspired me to turn my life around because I wanted to be able to see him grow up and I didn't want him to have the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 5, 2012

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    Never Forget Her Smile

    Life for me started off on the wrong foot. I was bullied as a kid along with having a hard time with my family situation. In grade 7 i became anorexic for 6 months and lost alot of weight. I didn't care because it made me fel good to starve myself. The teachers at school noticed...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    Who I Am

    I was inspired by my grandmother and all the adult and children I grew up with. I was taught many things whether I agreeded or not. I was taught not to be rude to people, my sister and I had to clean a bathroom and a bedroom every week. We each had to do the dishes every...
    iwanttobewhereloveis iwanttobewhereloveis 56-60 1 Response May 1, 2009

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    I Am Channelling A Book Of Conversations With 3 Deceased Past Life Mothers, Jehri, Jessie, And Margaret!!

    Mothers In Heaven Say, “Enjoy The Naturalness And Compassion In Manifesting!” I write like Jack London JEHRI Getting what you want comes down to influence. So use your influence by placing your order with the universe. JESSIE Lead a balanced life. Don't grovel. Universe...
    harvard2 harvard2 61-65, M Sep 20, 2012

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    Rocky Balboa (sylvester Stallone)

    Rocky Balboa, ever since I watched the Rocky movies in 4th grade I loved them. At first I thought they weren't for me, but I just feel in love with them in 7th grade. I told no one intill 8th grade about these movies, because no one knew them. But, I saw that my teacher had...
    balboaKOfan balboaKOfan 18-21, F Feb 18, 2012

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    Grandparents

    My grandfather married my grandmother when my father was in high school. My father's biological father died around the time of his birth from scarlet fever. My daughter just got over that very same disease with the help of the antibiotics not discovered in time to save Edmund. So...
    thykermit thykermit 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    Inspiration

    Inspiration,I've experienced,Many times,Different people,They inspire me.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Sep 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    after everything I went through as a child I managed to keep who I was, as I started getting older that person started slowly slipping away. after having my last son, who was a...
    blueeyeddevil18 blueeyeddevil18 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    To tell the truth I really don't know who I am, I'm still look for ME and every step I take it slowly fades away, maybe I'm not on the right path or something. It all started in...
    zoeyflower zoeyflower 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I had a whole song book and I wrote songs about my feelings. It just helps me. I had issues with my mom and wrote stuff about her and she went through my room one day and found it...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Oct 21

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    My mother was telling me about a friends experience and as I listened I said why doesn't she.... Etc. She seemed surprised that I knew what she should do! She questioned me on a...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 21

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    I know people at school who are afraid to touch me now i dont know why but not it just seems like my social circle is gone and i have no actual people to talk to. Oh well thats why...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    But I am working on remembering, or finding who it is I am.
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F Nov 11

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    My mother went into rage mode because I criticized her for calling my little brother a worthless person for scoring Bs and Cs instead of As. She then started complaining about how...
    powdercoatedhamster powdercoatedhamster 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    My father is a university lecturer. His subject is history, so you can see I have a double connection with that subject. My mother is a teacher at a secondary school, and she...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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