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    Mom story: I had a miracle baby

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    Jennifer Hartzog, 31, of Mebane, North Carolina, knew she might never have kids when her kidney transplant failed three months after...
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    Mom story: I went from welfare to life coaching

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    After enduring poverty and loss, Cynthia Occelli’s life experience helped her create practical approaches to success. Feeling...
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    Mom story: I had thyroid cancer

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    Two years ago Amber Skipper, then 28, of Westfield, Indiana, thought she had it all raising her two little girls, with her loving...
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    Mom story: My daughter has cerebral palsy

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    Lisa Viele, 39, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, talks about juggling life with three kids — one with cerebral palsy — and making...
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    Mom story: I started BollyFit, Inc.

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    When Anuja Rajendra started BollyFit, Inc., she knew it was more than a fad. The mom of two boys, ages 7 and 6, shares how she’s...
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    Mom story: I had 5 kids in 6-1/2 years

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    Most moms’ first inclination after having five kids back-to-back probably isn’t “Hmmm, I think I’ll start a business,” but that’s...
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    Mom story: I left Hollywood to help sick kids

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    After realizing that she wanted to help families with critically ill children, Paula DuPre’ Pesmen, 50, quit her job as an associate...
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    Mom story: I invented a one-of-a-kind product

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    When Talia Bahr Goldfarb, 39, of St. Louis, Missouri, couldn’t find a belt easy for her then-toddler son to fasten, she and her...
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    Mom story: My daughter was bullied

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    After the loss of her baby due to a rare kidney disease, Carrie Goldman, 38, of Evanston, Illinois, and her husband, Andrew, adopted...
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    Mom story: I launched a bakery with my husband’s ex

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    With one daughter and two stepdaughters, Janelle Copeland, of Covina, California, knew she had to make nice with her husband’s ex,...
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    Mom story: I got sober for my family

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    Kate Thorp-Hickner, 42, of Royal Oak, Michigan, chooses to be sober and cherishes each moment she spends with her husband, tween...
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    Mom story: I’m in a band with my twin daughters

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    When two generations of identical twins, (Mollie and Jackie, and Mollie and Jackie), formed the band MJ2 and signed a recording...
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    Mom story: I run marathons for at-risk kids

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    Brooke Curran, 44, of Alexandria, Virginia, is a mother of three daughters ages 14, 17 and 19, and has 49 marathons (and counting)...
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    Mom story: I’m a top jewelry designer

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    Erica Courtney took a jagged path from being broke in Dallas, Texas, to launching a top jewelry design business in Los Angeles,...
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    Mom story: I endured the greatest loss

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    In January 2009, Rachel Reynolds’ 3-year-old daughter, Charlotte, began complaining of headaches. Rachel, 36, and her husband Roger,...
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    Mom story: I’m an Olympic hockey player

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    Four-time Olympian Jenny Potter, 33, of Anoka, Minnesota, who’s been playing women’s hockey with Team USA for 15 years, believes she...
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    Mom story: My husband has Asperger’s syndrome

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    Kristen Finch, 35, of northern Illinois, and mother of two kids ages 5 and 6, knew something was wrong with her husband, David,...
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    Mom story: I work for NASA

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    Liana Rodriggs, 40, of Houston, Texas, followed her passion and pursued her dream career of working for NASA where she helps develop...
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    Mom story: I help the homeless rebuild their lives

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    Leaving a shelter is a huge step, but then what? Often, families find housing but have nothing for furniture — not even beds. Treger...
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    Mom story: My son has Niemann-Pick disease

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    Darrile and her husband Mark knew their newborn son Dillon had health problems almost immediately — he had jaundice for three weeks...