Lighting is crucial in any photo shoot, but when Grace Strobel, 23, strikes a pose, the whole room lights up with pure happiness. Strobel’s professional career in modeling propelled her to magazine covers, campaigns, and 9,972 Instagram and 17,466 Facebook followers. But Grace is not your typical model — she has Down syndrome and certified advocate!
For most people, the process of growing older is associated with the concept of getting weaker. Exercising unfortunately is not a part of their daily regimen. But this is far from the case of this 83-year-old woman who still works out and keeps her body in shape. Meet Ernestine Shepherd, one of the world’s oldest
Psychologists say that immersing yourself with a hobby is vital to your health. As it turned out, our hobbies help in relieving our stress, prevent us from forming bad habits, and aid in promoting mindfulness. But the activities that bring joy into our life can also make a huge difference in the life of others.
As this woman gradually loses weight, her life begins changing in more ways than one. Vicki Carter is the epitome of a strong woman. For nearly two decades, she was held as a prisoner in her own body. But when she almost reached a breaking point, Vicki realized that she needed to take back her
A 103-year-old woman who participated in the National Senior Games in New Mexico just finished the event with flying colors. Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins completed the 50- and 100- meter dashes as the oldest woman to compete on an American track, according to the National Senior Games Association. The centenarian from Louisiana set a world record
This photoshoot became an annual tradition, which helps remind these three cancer free kids of all that they’ve gone through. The photographer hopes that the photographs also serve as an inspiration to other children who are going through the same ordeal. Lora, the photographer, was inspired to start this project after she lost a few
The determination of this formerly obese dog will also inspire you! Golden retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the country. Known to be people-loving and great with children, these dogs make for excellent family pets. They are obedient, intelligent, well-mannered, and generally kind even toward strangers. Because of these traits, Golden
No matter how beneficial it is, most of us have a hard time maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We’d rather snack on greasy, salty, and sweet treats over fruits and nuts; and we prefer staying up late binge-watching our favorite TV shows, instead of hitting the sack early so we can do a morning workout the
Throughout our lives, we will be faced with difficulties that could either make us or break us. The outcome, of course, will depend on how we handle these obstacles. Do we tackle them with courage, or do we let them pin us down? In the case of 16-year old Sherlyn López Taborda, she tackled these
They say that music has a magical power to soothe, touch, and take over one’s soul. For Marcio Donaldson, this belief speaks volume of truth. For a child who was placed in foster care together with his sister, Marcio had no one but music to give his mind an escape from his situation. But more
Since time is equated with money, the road is full of people with little time to spare. Thus, it is not surprising to see the road full of people who are busy to hustle and bustle. This may have been the case on a Wednesday afternoon in the Eager Road of Oceola Township, Michigan. When
In times of need, it is natural for neighbors to lend each other a helping hand. But nothing could have prepared Las Vegas residents Tisha and her husband Kevin, from what help their neighbor was about to ask from them. Audrey, a single mother of three children, have been feeling that there was something wrong with