overcoming adversity

6 Inspiring Stories of Overcoming Adversity You Might not Know

In Self Esteem by Interconnected Lives

We all have a song that really inspires us. “Don’t Stop Believing”, “Defying Gravity” and “Do You Hear the People Sing for the Broadway”. No matter what it is and who sings it, one thing’s for sure—it has to be about someone overcoming adversity.

After all, that’s what so many of our oldest and most foundational stories are based around as well.

There’s a reason that, in one of his last and most brilliant speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King invoked the imagery and legend of Moses.

We all need an inspirational example now and then to help us rise to challenges we face in our own lives.

Here, are six extraordinary examples of overcoming adversity