LIFE STORIES: Former bank manager guiding nonprofit
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LIFE STORIES: Former bank manager guiding nonprofit

Sarah Stephens' office at Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry is minimal and unassuming. An award she received last year sits in the window sill, and a neat stack of papers, a laptop, printer, and a large photo of her daughter, Sophie ...

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LIFE STORIES: International dancer becomes wellness writer
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LIFE STORIES: International dancer becomes wellness writer

Quincyan Krisna Hanks has taken the grit and determination that allowed her to sustain a professional dancing career into her 40s and applied those skills to helping others lead healthier lifestyles.

LIFE STORIES: Quincy pastor pulls optimism from tragedy
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LIFE STORIES: Quincy pastor pulls optimism from tragedy

The Rev. Timothy White has a knack for finding a lesson in life's darkest hours. Through the death of his wife, Susan, he found himself able to connect on a deeper level with grieving members of his congregation.

LIFE STORIES: Quincy quadruplets taking different paths after high school
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LIFE STORIES: Quincy quadruplets taking different paths after high school

As their four sons grew up, Anne and Clint Gibleon tried to hide the fact that they are quadruplets as much as they could, hoping to offer the boys a life as normal as possible under the unique circumstances.

LIFE STORIES: Blessing doc drawn to extreme hobbies
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LIFE STORIES: Blessing doc drawn to extreme hobbies

Dr. Duane "Dewey" Hanzel's hobbies, from playing rugby to rodeo roping, have always reflected his station in life. The Montana native got his nickname from his football teammates in high school. Sporting a long pony tail at the time, his friends refered t

LIFE STORIES: Spiritual experience leads to ministry after 20-year career
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LIFE STORIES: Spiritual experience leads to ministry after 20-year career

An intense white light conversion experience called Martha Brune Rapp away from her public relations job and into the ministry.

LIFE STORIES: Video game inspires parkour coach's journey
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LIFE STORIES: Video game inspires parkour coach's journey

David Boden-Shackleton was an aimless youth. School bored him, and at one point, he almost failed out, because he would have rather been outside or playing video games. It was a video game that led him to his life passion, parkour, a sport that involves vaulting over obstacles and clearing large gaps in a way that would steal the breath from most people.

LIFE STORIES: Retired parole officer finds second career in theater
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LIFE STORIES: Retired parole officer finds second career in theater

Dan Conboy's professional career focused on the legal system, but in his private time, the retired parole officer always has sought out the stage.

LIFE STORIES: Brothers with autism thriving as musicians
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LIFE STORIES: Brothers with autism thriving as musicians

The difficulty of raising two sons with autism into adulthood proves worthwhile for Otis and Gwendolyn Pleasant when live music fills their home. There were hard times when the boys were growing up - there are still moments when the couple has to teach their sons social cues that seem to be instinctual for most adults - but in the Pleasant household, there is never a dull moment and it's not unusual for Christopher and Jason to fill the home with music.

LIFE STORIES: 50 years of art tell story of lifelong passion
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LIFE STORIES: 50 years of art tell story of lifelong passion

Disobeying his parents wishes set off a chain of events that led to Bob Mejer's 50-year career as an artist and art professor.