Flygirl: Get Gutsy

Vernice Armour, AKA FlyGirl, recorded this video just for Iron Butterflies Project.  She is a world renown author and speaker and we are thrilled to have her as part of our community. After listening to her story below, check out her site: http://vernicearmour.com ...

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Jumping Into Life

By Rochelle Dornatt Every week I climb a 23-foot ladder to a little platform, steel my nerves…and jump off. Once I land, I get up and do it all over again. And again. And again. I am a trapezist. Yes, I fly trapeze. Just like in the circus. Well, maybe not exactly...

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Wonder Woman

By Kay Lynn Means Darling Growing up in East Texas in the 70s may have had its own challenges. But, for Kay Lynn, it meant a chance for her to do something that many women had not done before. By 1975 at the age of 19, Kay Lynn found herself divorced and in need of a...

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How Failure Made My Writing Stronger

By Nathan Cunningham I crossed the finish line of my last semester at college like an exhausted racehorse, limping, panting, in last place but glad to make it to the end. I commuted more than sixty miles every day for class. I had a one-year-old at home and my wife...

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