Volume 12

Conor Nicholson

It wasn’t until he turned 25 that Conor Nicholson realized what was possible in life. Up until then, he had coasted, doing just enough to get by without really ...

Sophia Jyeh-Shin Parker

It was the most torrential typhoon Sophia had seen in her six short years of life, and the water mark had risen above the window of their cramped and modest hom...

Doug Rodgers

Above Doug Rodger’s desk is a large framed photograph of Doug's wife and two children at an Oklahoma lake house. It was where he and his wife Jane raised their ...

Kari Luther Rosbeck

Like so many of the mothers Kari Rosbeck works with today, she had a normal pregnancy. Her first child, a daughter named Noell, was born on December 19, 1993, h...

Ted Rose

Through his twelve years of coaching sports teams as his two sons grew up, Ted Rose witnessed some pretty exciting moments. There were times they won close game...

Errol Unikel

A beginning less than humble. A drive to find your way out, even if it takes everything you have. Strife, then success, followed by the kind of indomitable will...

Sam Zamani

Sam Zamani first set foot on an airplane at the age of 18. Eight thousand miles later, he stepped off in America. Now, alone in a foreign country, Sam had space...