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Sparkly Shoes

June 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

by Cody Hickman To most of my friends, it has become obvious that I’ve been on a “transgender” kick, lately. The simple reason for this is that [...]


June 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

by Lisa Pawlak The same morning my world was set ablaze, I slept in, peacefully, eventually waking up to the sound of my phone ringing and the smell of smoke in the air. The [...]

Mushing to Recovery | True Stories

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Kelly Berg Often in these early days of anorexia recovery, I’m like a balloon about to explode, I’m so full. The headaches sear straight through, like molten lava. And [...]

It Takes A Village | True Story

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Laura Rene I’m a mother of two because my body was strong. I’m a mother of three because my body failed me, but my family didn’t. It takes a village. My husband and [...]

A Moment Of Kindness | True Stories

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Matthew Kear is a writer, photographer, musician, and a father. By trade, Matthew is an historic preservation planner in Atlanta. He writes for two blogs on heritage and [...]

Quieting The Ghosts: A Survivor’s Tale

January 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

Sarafina Bianco is an abuse survivor turned author and advocate. The House on Sunset, her memoir, was released in October. She lives in St. Louis with her husband and three [...]

True Stories | Requiem

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

R.S. Linville October 13, 1956 – August 29, 2014 I found out today that R.S. Linville died on August 29th of this year. I was sent a link to his guest book, which has [...]