#PositivelyPowerstories – April 7, 2020 – Episode 1

Powerstories Theatre stages true stories to open minds and hearts and inspire action worldwide.

Each week we will share 10 submissions or more from our neighbors around the city, country, and globe. Please enjoy all the stories that bring a smile to our faces and joy to our hearts. To send us your own story, visit  https://bit.ly/3dejPhU   to complete our form and upload your own work.

After you’ve finished, please click here to take a survey to let us know your favorites.

Video Submitted By Agudela-Vega Family

  • Tampa, FL

Story Submitted By Allison Clark

Hi my name is Allison and I’m 15 years old and i.. i have a story! I once knew a little boy who was so young and new to the world and didn’t know basically anything! When the boy turned about 12 he knew something was off! Except he didn’t know what, he became Sad […]

  • Wintersville, OH

Story Submitted By John Sudar

It was the first night of Ramadan, and I was vacationing with friends in Luxor, Egypt. I became separated from my friends and wandered from the corniche that was situated along the Mediterranean Sea; this is where the tourists gathered. I was quite lost. As I wandered, it became clear to me that I had […]

  • Location Not Provided

Video Submitted by Cash Family

Tacoma, WA

It’s been a challenge explaining to out 3 1/2 year old son why he can’t go to school with his friends. However, you can tell from the song he wrote, that I think he gets it. And as stressful as it has been, we’ve had some great times holding music class, cooking, gardening, skateboarding & riding bikes.

  • Tacoma, WA

Video Submitted by Nancy Frasca-Cabazares

Tampa, FL

  • Tampa, FL

Story Submitted by Caroline Brown

When my son was very young he was an extremely challenging child. He had A.D.H.D., O.C.D. and extremely difficult behavior. Virtually no one could control or handle him. At the time when he was going through his worst behavior, he was attending a Religious school where there was a young Rabbi. My son, Tyler, would […]

  • Sarasota, FL

Artwork Submitted by Fiely Matias

Hiya:) My name is Fiely Matias and I wanted to submit an image I created during this pandemic. I remembered as a child how my mother would stay home and take care of me whenever I was sick. She would cook for me, give me medicine and most of all hold me and give me a hug. Then I thought about how the Earth was so sick and how much it needed a hug during this very awful time…so I drew this image.

  • Salem, OR

Artwork Submitted by Sydney Stern

As I kid I would draw on shoes to stay busy. With the current state of the pandemic, I thought it would be a fun way to keep me busy now. So I bought a pair of shoes and some fabric markers and started drawing!

  • Columbia, MD

Story, Video, and Photo Submitted by Lorri Brown

Story Submitted by Lorri Brown

This all happened in a week! Last Saturday night, a friend, Lizabeth Alexander, shared with me the need for N95 respirators and an open source link for 3D printing of them. I thought it was a great idea and started reaching out to companies on LinkedIn. I put something on face book about it. Eric […]

  • Tampa, FL

Story, Video, and Photo Submitted by Lorri Brown


*On April 1, 2020 – the first mask ever made was used by a nurse.

Video Submitted by Gretchen Suarez-Pena

Bartow, FL

  • Bartow, FL

Video Submitted by Linda Bloom

St. Petersburg, FL

  • St. Petersburg, FL

Graphic Submitted by Lauren Butterfield

  • Tampa, FL

Video Submitted by Danielle Sullivan

  • Tampa, FL

Episode 2 – Coming April 14, 2020