Category: true story

True Story: I Did Teach For America

Interested in Teach For America? Wondering what it's like to teach in a low-income area? Click through to read one woman's Teach For America experience!
What’s it like to do Teach For America? Would you ever want to become a classroom teacher in a low-income area … after five weeks of training? That’s exactly what Samantha did! This is her story.

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True Story: I lost my hand, leg, and sight to sepsis

How would you navigate life after a sepsis infection lead to the amputation of your leg and hand and loss of your eyesight? Click through for one woman story.

How would you navigate life if you lost your leg, hand, and eyesight to a surprise infection … while you were pregnant? How would you cope with re-learning how to walk, parent, be a partner after something like that? That’s exactly what happened to Carol in 2008. This is her story.

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True Story: I Got Audited

What if you got audited? How long do you have to turn in your paperwork? Does an audit affect your credit score? Click through for one woman's story and tips on how to deal if you get audited.

How would you deal if you got audited? EXACTLY how terrifying would it be? Do IRS agents show up at your door? Becca got audited and shares her story. (more…)

True Story: I Have A Malignant Brain Tumor

How would you react if, at age 39, you were told you had a malignant brain tumor? And that you had 12-18 months to live? Click through for one woman's story of dealing with brain cancer.

How would you react if, at age 39, you were told you had a malignant brain tumor? And that you had 12-18 months to live? That’s what happened to Clare. This is her story.

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True Story: My Sister Was Killed By A Drunk Driver

How would you navigate life if your sister was killed by a drunk driver? How would you get through the grief and anger if your sister was hit at red light by someone who'd already had one DWI? Click through for one woman's experience managing grief.

Kristen (back left), Karen (back middle), and their family.

How would you navigate life if your sister was killed by a drunk driver? How would you get through the grief and anger if your sister was hit at red light by someone who’d had their license suspended 13 times? This is Kristen and her sister Karen’s story.

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