Experience

World Peace Begins With One Person

by Ojok Grichang PITTSBURGH I was 10 years old when my family fled South Sudan during a lengthy civil war that eventually displaced 4 million people. There was nothing left for us there; no safety, no education. We…

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Victory, No Matter What!

Kane Snowden, of Norman, Oklahoma, breaks through all roadblocks to achieve his dream of playing football for the Oklahoma Sooners. Kane Snowden NORMAN, OKLAHOMA Living Buddhism: We understand that you play football for the Oklahoma Sooners. When did…

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My Greatest Ability

Facing a terminal illness with her Buddhist practice, Nat Coll learns how to truly live. by Nat Coll COSTA MESA, CALIF. At 13, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, a very aggressive autoimmune disease that led to…

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Buddhism Is Win or Lose!

by Lonnie Sheinart LOS ANGELES In my second year of marriage, my husband, Allen, was diagnosed with AIDS in 1989 and given six months to live. He had received a bad blood transfusion during a 1984 surgery, just…

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“A Life Victorious”

How I made peace with my past to win in the present. by Oscar Gomez HUNTINGTON, N.Y. I was born into a wonderful family that loved and cared for me very much. However, they couldn’t always protect me from the…

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