TRANSFORMATION – How Debbie Rosado Went from a Homeless High School Dropout to an Educator, Entrepreneur and Therapist

September 2nd, 2015 No comments

Christiana Care promotes breast health to Latinas through promotoras

NOTE: The story below is a TRUE story but at the request of the main character of the story, the names have been changed. Also, the person in the picture above is not the person in the story.

Background:

I was the product of a union between a Jewish mother brought up in the Pelham Park section of the Bronx and a Puerto Rican father who was from what was then the predominantly Puerto Rican Co-op City section of the Bronx.

It was a whirlwind romance. My mother, 19 at the time, young, inexperienced and naive, fell head over heels over my father who was eight years older, and within three months of their relationship, she was already pregnant with me. Read more…

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TRANSFORMATION – How Cory McCarthy Permanently Conquered Severe Bullying by Other Kids

February 25th, 2015 No comments

Corey McCarthy

The Background:

I was a very short kid for my age. Other kids seemed to grow steadily, but I was a late-bloomer, as my parents called it. Read more…

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TRANSFORMATION – How Desmond Miguel Went from an Illiterate 8 Year Old to a College Graduate

February 16th, 2015 No comments

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NOTE: The story below is a TRUE story but at the request of the main character of the story, the names have been changed. Also, the person in the picture is not the subject of the story.

The Background:

Desmond Miguel grew up poor in the Spanish Harlem section of New York City in the. James W. Johnson Housing projects where he lived with grandmother and mother for the majority of his youth, Read more…

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TRANSFORMATION – How Anthony Brooks Was Able to Get Fully Cured from an Undiagnosed, “Incurable” Illness

January 14th, 2015 No comments

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NOTE: The story below is a TRUE story but at the request of the subject of the story, the names have been changed. Also the person in the picture below is NOT the subject of the story.

The Background:

After almost 12 years in the construction business, I was really burned out. I was making money but I was not happy. One year I took on four projects because I wanted to make a big push and make a lot of money. Maybe I was contemplating buying my way out. Read more…

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TRANSFORMATION – How an Unrepentant Domestic Abuser Became an Advocate Against Domestic Violence

January 8th, 2015 No comments

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NOTE: The story below is a TRUE story but at the request of the subject of the story, the names have been changed. Also, the individual in the photo is not the subject of the story.

The Background:

Chris Bernard was the quintessential ladies man: close to 6 feel tall, good looking, and buff. At college, where I first met him, he had this reputation as a player who got with a lot of girls. Read more…

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