Category: true story

True Story: I’m an activist

What does it mean to be an activist? How can we take action when we're all busy and tired? What can we do about Trump? Click through for practical, non-depressing insights from a long-time activist!

What does it mean to be an activist? When are you ‘allowed’ to call yourself that? When you’ve marched in X number of protests? Donated X amount of time and money to X causes? Today my friend Rachel shares her story and – what a relief! – being an activist and taking part in our communities and political process is a lot easier and less intimidating than you’d think!

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True Story: I’m a celebrity bodyguard

What would it be like to work as a celebrity bodyguard? Glamorous? Or filled with hate mail and weirdos and death threats? Rob Eastman has been guarding celebrities for 10+ years. Click through to read his story!Ron on the job

What would it be like to work as a celebrity bodyguard? Scary? Exciting? Filled with hate mail and weirdos and death threats? Ron Eastman has been guarding celebrities for more than a decade and today he’s sharing his fascinating story.

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True Story: My Twins Were Born 3 Months Premature

What would you do if your twins were born three months premature? How would you deal emotionally and financially? Heather shares her story of her twin daughters who were born 3 months premature. – yesandyes.org
Having twins is a pretty big deal. Having twins who are born three months premature is … what adjective do you even use to describe that? Today, Heather shares the story of her family and how her daughters arrived earlier than planned.

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True Story: I’m 36 + I Live With My Sisters

What would it be like to live with your sister? As adults? Better than roommates? Worse? Click through for one woman's story of living with BOTH of her adult sisters for 9+ years

What would it be like to live with your adult sister? Would it be one big sleepover with shared clothes and constant double dates? Or never-ending squabbles and a total lack of boundaries?

Your answer, I imagine, depends on your relationship with your sister. Today, my high school friend Amy tells us about how she’s lived with her sisters for 9 and 15 years, respectively.

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True Story: I Drove My Motorcycle 1,000 miles in 24 hours

Have you ever wanted to take a cross-country motorcycle trip? That's exactly what this guy did - IN 24 HOURS. Click through to read his story! >> yesandyes.org

I’m a pretty experienced roadtripper. I’ve driven over 15,000 miles … but that was in a car. Over the course of many, many weeks. Can you imagine making a cross-country motorcycle trip in just 24 hours? Well, that’s exactly what Ryan did.

Editor’s note: Don’t try this at home, kids. Like, really. Driving this long without sleep is incredibly dangerous

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