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Day 35 of Believing the Girl - What Makes You Who You Are

Hi little one,

You are nine years old. You play the piano, you ride your bike, you like school, you love to read. You love to dance to your parents’ records. 293 more words

Survivors

And one empty chair.

That chair signifies the 11 other women who have accused Cosby of assault, but weren’t photographed for the magazine. But it also represents the countless other women who have been sexually assaulted, but have been unable or unwilling to come forward.

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Astound-ing

"Maya Papaya," Butterfly Girl in Transition

I felt beautiful this morning when I woke up and saw my reflection in the mirror. Not like Narcissus, when he saw his reflection in the lake. 657 more words

Blog Post

In this exclusive letter to other women, Iniobong Usanga speaks out on her journey through abuse.

Dear Empowered Woman,

This is my personal story and you can share it to help inspire other women like me in the past. Rising above adversity and healing from pain is possible in every body. 661 more words

PearlInterviews

Surviving Brain Cancer Beautifully

Interviewing Maya was such a joy. She smiles while telling her story and hopes to inspire others.
My mission is to help others move through life’s challenges… 34 more words

Health And Wellness

EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'THE ASSAULT'

“…..We had no idea of how many men were in the trees.  The enemy was there and strong enough, as we found out over the radio, to drive off our infantry.  275 more words

Combat Veterans