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Survivor Susi Kaminski Klein: Asleep in the synagogue on ‘Night of Broken Glass’

In memory of Kristallnacht (yes, I know the anniversary was almost a month ago, but it’s taken me a while to recover from the election)…I am honored to share the survival story of my cousin Susi. 71 more words

Wing's Words

Survivor Spotlight : Tiffany Tiff  (Lead Admin over at Surviving a Silent Killer . . Let's Talk Babies )

Hi! My name is Tiffany. I am a mother of 2 beautiful sweet boys and married to a loving supportive husband. Only few people know I served 4 years on active duty with the Army and once I got out I began working at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 431 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Remembering our founder, Barbra Watson-Riley

Remembering Barbra Watson-Riley

After a courageous and vibrant life “in the cancer lane”, the journey of our Pinkwellchick®, aka Barbra Watson-Riley, ended on November 7, 2013. 140 more words

Barbra Watson Riley

Survivor Spotlight : Susan Barry Harrington  ( Lead Assistant Admin over at Surviving a Silent Killer..Weight Warriors Group)

A little about me

Last year, I married my best friend, Brooke. He and I live with my 2 bright teens, Julianna and JohnRobert. Everyday is fun, yet challenging in our NC home! 236 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

#NaNoWriMo2016 Day 1:

This is my first year participating in the National Novel Writing Month for 2016 (#NaNoWriMo2016). I actually signed on a while back and forgot about it, and to be honest I didn’t really know what was going on. 270 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith

Andy's Story

You can also read Andy’s Story on Brainline:  http://www.brainline.org/content/2012/06/andys-story.html

It was well before dawn on a typically hot and steamy June night in New York City when my life changed in ways I could never have imagined.  2,849 more words

Survivor Stories

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