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Submitted 04-18-2014 under VOICES
Ben Oliver shares his passion for education and for students as the Community Foundation's Challenge Scholars Advisor.
Submitted 04-16-2014 under VOICES
Rapidian citizen reporter and civic investor, Roberta King, shares her involvement with The Rapidian and her investment in the Grand Rapids community.
Submitted 04-09-2014 under VOICES
When I began my training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, I expected to change physically. I never expected it to change who I am.
Submitted 03-17-2014 under VOICES
May it be the number of miles or number of friends, local runner Stephanie Freriks Doublestein shares her journey of strength in running.
Submitted 02-07-2014 under VOICES
Training with the Priority Health Run Camp has been just the inspiration I needed to face the impossible: 26.2 miles and turning 40.
Submitted 01-27-2014 under VOICES
Transforming one's body from couch potato to athlete is no easy feat. Especially when negative self-talk and emotional demons get in the way.
Submitted 12-18-2013 under VOICES
I spent 10 weeks exploring the GRPD with officers. They let us ride in their cruisers, play with explosives, and attacked us with their canine unit. I gained a deeper understanding of the Grand Rapids community by mingling with both officers and citizens.
Submitted 12-11-2013 under VOICES
Megan Brown shares what it's like to have amnesia. She knows: when she was 16, she lost almost three years of her life after a seizure.
Submitted 11-14-2013 under VOICES
Recently diagnosed with infertility, we have been frustrated by the lack of support available in Grand Rapids. We are reaching out to Grand Rapidians to share our story, create a support group and locate a support group meeting space.
Submitted 11-11-2013 under VOICES
A trip to Germany brings my father's history to life.
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