I was born two months early, on May 5th, 2003. After my mother was life-flighted to the UofU hospital. As soon as my mother and I were well enough to get out of the hospital, she dropped me off at my aunt’s and disappeared for about two weeks. I never knew my father,...

I’ve developed a great level of resilience ever since I was young. I’ve had to face different life changing challenges from a very young age and have had to find different ways to cope. When I was seven, my parents went through a divorce and my mom married a guy who...

For the past 17 years, and as young as I could remember, I grew up with my abusive father. After he was recently arrested for domestic violence, my mother opened up about several things my father did that I didn’t know about. I don’t know where to begin....

My story of resilience is the year of 2020. 2020 was already a difficult year because of Covid and for me it got a lot worse on the first day of school I lost my father due to heart failure. It was so sudden for me and I was not ready for it. He was my number 1 guy...

In the middle of my freshman year of high school I had a hemorrhage in my right eye, which caused a major decrease in eyesight. My sight quickly fell to 20/300 leading me to becoming nearly legally blind in that eye. For the next 13 months I received shots in my right...