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She said, "Your Story Will Never Matter!" Boy, Was She Wrong!

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She said, "Your Story Will Never Matter!" Boy, Was She Wrong!

Once, I had a journalism teacher who told me that “people don’t want to hear your opinion.” She continued to ramble on about how that wasn’t in journalistic ethics and that my opinion, ultimately, did not matter. She continued to grade me poorly because I showed passions for what I believed in, and refused to “see it my way.” Man, it’s a good thing that I didn’t listen to her, right?! If I’d have listened to her, or the millions of other times someone told me that my story didn’t matter, I wouldn’t be here telling you that it’s the...

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When you’re feeling down, read this!

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When you’re feeling down, read this!

In life I feel down, down to the ground, sometimes. I feel self centered and that things aren’t worth it, but that’s not true. I have to realize that in order to stay alive, and it’s the one thing I must hold true is that those thoughts aren’t true; I’m worth it. But how do we come to that conclusion when we’re feeling down and think there’s no place to go that will grant us reprieve or solace on this difficult and trying Earth? Who do we find that will pick us up when we fall? The answer is right...

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