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    Mom story: My big RV adventure

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    Maile Smucker, 33, a stay-at-home mom with four kids (ages 2, 4, 7 and 8) and her freelance writer husband, Shawn, 35, decided hit...
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    Mom story: I lead Microsoft’s disaster relief efforts

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    Claire Bonilla, a mom of three kids ages 5, 9 and 13, in Redmond, Washington, is prepared to drop everything at a moment’s notice...
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    Mom story: I made a video about my blind son

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    Lacey Buchanan, 25, of Woodbury, Tennessee, created a video about her blind son, Christian, so he’ll know that he has value beyond...
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    Mom story: My son with Down syndrome models

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    Amanda Langston has 6-year-old twin boys, Ian and Ryan. Ian is typical and Ryan has Down syndrome. The New Jersey mom says she never...
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    Mom story: I’m Tornado Mom

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    When Stephanie Decker, 37, wrapped her son, Dominic, 9, and daughter, Reese, 6, up in a comforter and held them down with her body...
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    Mom story: I’m CEO of a tech company

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    Denita Willoughby, 46, of Los Angeles went around the glass ceiling, put her family first and still became the CEO. Read how the Los...
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    Mom story: I'm an NFL cheerleader

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    Single mom Mhkeeba Pate, 34, holds an MBA and a law degree and works full time for a prominent charitable trust. What more could she...
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    Mom story: I was pregnant with cancer

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    While visiting her dad in the Czech Republic in spring 2008, Jana Hartmanova found a lump on her breast. The next day, her doctor...
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    Mom story: I was a teen mom

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    Cristy May Dickinson, 35, of Milton, Ontario, remembers overhearing two women talking trash about a pregnant teen: that the girl was...
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    Mom Story: My daughter has Williams syndrome

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    Lisa Ridgley, a 36-year-old loan processor in Frederick, Maryland, treats her two daughters, Emma, 8 1/2 years old, and Tatum, 6,...
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    Mom story: My crafting saved us

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    Through setbacks and struggles, Karyn Ranzau, 38, of Louisville, Kentucky, kept a positive outlook and brainstormed to change her...
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    Mom story: I was homeless with three young kids

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    Reahmaria McMillan, 31, of suburban Detroit, moved with her three young daughters to a shelter when she felt she had nowhere else to...
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    Mom story: My mom was my surrogate

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    Every time Sapna Singh, 36, of Laguna Hills, California, looks at her beautiful 5-year-old son, she thinks about how her mother’s...
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    Mom story: "I live on a goat farm"

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    PJ Jonas, 39, left the city life behind with her husband, Jim, and their children for rural Indiana and never looked back. With the...
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    Mom story: I fought to adopt my foster son

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    Alison Sherman, 47, of Toledo, Ohio, endured fertility issues and invasive medical procedures but her greatest struggle didn’t come...
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    Mom story: I battle diabetes while raising toddler twins

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    Sysy Morales, 28, of Roanoke, Virginia, learned she had type 1 diabetes at age 11 and she struggled with accepting and managing her...