Yo Sé La Verdad

Three young siblings play in front of a Tacoma elementary school, climbing on a low wall and posing for photos. They smile, laugh, run around, and hug their mom. People passing by would have no indicators of the hardships Olga and…

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I Choose

Sometimes your best friend becomes your worst enemy. Food began as Bri’s friend. It extended its welcoming embrace, sheltering her from all of her troubles. It was there for her after she was sexually abused by her father…

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I am Mine

Imagine not feeling safe in your own body. For Alexander this was his reality everyday.
Alexander suffered extensive trauma from a very young age. When he was sixteen Alex was adopted and moved to…

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I Found the Light

Nakita and her six year old son, Aziah, haven’t had it easy the last few years. Fleeing domestic violence left them feeling unsafe and not sure where to turn…

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I See My Beauty

Lauryn had always struggled with seeing her worth. Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive tendencies dominated her thinking, and therefore, her life. She was able to keep things more or less under control until her best friend committed suicide…

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We Got Through

Can you imagine trying to navigate the challenges of parenthood without the pivotal tool of communication? Keri never considered that communicating with her young daughter Aubrey could be so difficult. With Aubrey at the age of two…

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I Found My True North

Chloe became a mom at 17 years old. She vowed at that time to break the intergenerational cycles of abuse and neglect that have plagued her family for many years. It hasn’t been a straight path…

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I Found Strength

“Take a deep breath, let it go, and move forward” has become Chris’ motto. She even has a plaque on her desk at work to remind her of this every day. Finding the strength to live out her motto has been the hard part…”

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I Found Hope

At her low point, Amy found herself homeless and not able to parent her children.

“I had mental health problems my whole life and never took care of myself. It took losing my children and going through total hell to bring me back…

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I Am Enough

Meygan’s life has been anything but easy. She spent a lot of her childhood with her family fractured – her brother was living with her grandmother, she and her sister were living with their father, and her mom was not in her life for a while…

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