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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park


I’ve read (listened to) a lot of memoirs in recent years but this was my first by a human trafficking survivor. It’s a powerful story of survival and determination that all adults should read. 824 more words


UMMS Survivor Stories

The University of Maryland Medical System proudly presents these breast cancer survivor spotlights:

University of Maryland
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

Amy Meyers


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Pink Pages

Survivor Spotlight: Debra Turner Bryant

 As an Assistant Admin and fellow DVT Survivor, I’d like to tell you a little bit about May Thurner Syndrome, which contributed to my extensive DVT and my ongoing chronic pain. 594 more words

Blood Clot Survivor

From Strength to Strength: Survivor Stories

In keeping with our powerful visual storytelling theme (which we’ll unveil tomorrow!) for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016, have a look at our stunningly successful vlog (video + blog = blog) series from last year’s October: … 23 more words

Always Abreast Of Advocacy

When does the fear end?

Does the fear of recurrence ever truly end for a breast cancer survivor and how do we negate its power over us?

Read one woman’s experience in this great blog post

Always Abreast Of Advocacy

What I Learned from Sprinkles

I am writing this post 24 hours after the passing of “Mr. Sprinkles.” For 17.25 years, Sprinkles was our family dog, a Bichon. He came home with us when he was 8 weeks old in 1999. 987 more words

3: Self Care is not following a script...

This one is really simple. There is very much a formula around the space of implementing self care; knowing when to self care, what works for us personally, and sometimes even needing to methodically implement it. 254 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith