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Strong: Kathleen

Strong: Kathleen

My heart hurts. My head hurts. My eyes won't stop crying. Whoever said that this gets easier, lied. I don't know what to do with this grief. Grief is not a rule follower, apparently.

 If reading this doesn't stop you from drinking and driving or stopping someone from drinking and driving, then nothing will.

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Badass - Alyssa G.

Badass - Alyssa G.

“Oh hell no,” I thought as I threw my phone across the room and began laughing out loud, “I’m not going anywhere where they’re going to treat me like a psycho. I don’t need this. I need me. I need to exercise and eat right. I need to keep the promises I make to myself. I need to surround myself with positivity and find better hobbies... I just need to learn to love me more”. ;).

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She Persisted: Colleen B.

She Persisted: Colleen B.

Growing up and learning to live with panic disorder and depression was a challenge, to say the least. I learned to persist despite the panic attacks all through high school and college- and even graduated with honors. I never imagined things would get even worse after graduating from college, but they did.

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XOXO: Maureen T.

XOXO: Maureen T.

XOXO may seem like a simple string of letters, but it is so much more. My beautiful youngest son was born into this world with autism. Although he developed normally at first (smiling, laughing, rolling over, crawling, walking), at two he stopped saying mommy and daddy.

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Brave

Brave: Jamie S.

Sometimes life has a way of reminding you that it is not perfect. Sometimes, those are the moments where we realize our inner strength. I never pictured my life as a single mother of 2 young kids but eventually had to make the tough decision that I knew was best for all of us.

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She Persisted: Claire A.

She Persisted: Claire A.

Like a lot of kids, the only plan I had after high school was to go to college. College just seemed like the next step for a Silicon Valley young adult. There is so much pressure as to what college or path a person decides.

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Strong: Christina L.

Strong: Christina L.

My RockIt Wear Undies symbolize my strength and that’s why I love them. A few years ago, I was diagnosed with a common and often debilitating disease, called endometriosis. This disease can feel as though it controls your life- you feel tired every second of the day, unmotivated to perform daily tasks, and of course, the pain.

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