Thompson: Why Am I Battling Depression?

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“Why am I this way?” The question had played through Thompson’s…

Ken and Addy: Sharing Home with Complete Strangers

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Standing outside the four-storied terrace house, it’s easy to get lost in awe. In land-scarce Singapore, it’s huge. It towers over you, its modern concrete exterior—a combination of clean, sleek lines with glass railings and a high varnished wood gate—showing you what luxury looks like.

Zakaria Zhou: From Drug Dealer to Gospel Bearer

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Zakaria Zhou Zhao Zong. The alliteration of the ‘Z’s in his name catches one’s eye and ear. Learn about his life and it is no less explosive as the syllables in his name.

Xempt: A New Name And New Lease On Life

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At the age of 17, Caleb Bloomfield found himself in the dark basement of his apartment no longer in control of his own life. He was reeling from two major losses

Hannah Yeoh: Becoming Malaysia’s First Woman Speaker

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Despite being the minority as a Christian Chinese female in Malaysia, Hannah Yeoh became the country’s first female speaker in a state parliament—and its youngest—at the age of 34 in 2013.

Craig Greenfield: Family in the slums and urban fringes

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Seven-year-old Jaydan and his sister Micah, 5, bounded down the streets of Downtown Eastside in inner-city Vancouver. The people hanging around those roads saw them and shouted to each other: “Kids on the block!”

Jonathan Hayashi: Gangster Turned Pastor

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The photographs show a shirtless teenager with a head of dirty blond cropped hair, a toned body, and a pair of Ray-Bans. A huge tattoo of a pair of praying hands fills his back. A cross is imprinted on his right arm. That was Jonathan Hayashi 12 years ago, a gangster who fought on the streets of Japan. No one would have believed back then that he would become a pastor in America today.

Propaganda: Music is an Outpouring of My Heart

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For American Christian hip hop and spoken word artist, Propaganda (or Prop), who is in his 30s, his rap music journey began way back in the neighborhood he grew up—a largely Mexican American neighborhood.

James Fazio: Changing Lives after a Near Death Experience

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James Fazio knows what it’s like to be at death’s door, but he’s not one to let a harrowing experience stop him from grabbing life by the reins. He’s now using his love for surfing and filmmaking to help turn around the lives of troubled teenagers, giving them their own story of a second chance in life.