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#PositivelyPowerstories – July 14, 2020 – Episode 13

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

Each week we will share submissions 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, click the button to complete our form, and upload your own work.

After you’ve finished, please click take the survey at the bottom of this page to let us know your favorites.

Video Submitted By Allison Young

Powerstories Theatre’s College Intern

  • Clearwater, FL

Story and Video Submitted by Raquel Giorgio

Almost two years ago, I was inspired to start a mini-movement in my hometown of Orlando, FL called #LoveForAll. My goal was to blanket my neighborhood with signs in windows of shops that welcomed people of all nationalities, ethnicities, religions, gender and sexual preference into these places of business. The mini-movement grew and grew and […]

  • Melbourne, FL

Story Submitted by Pegotty Cooper

I am looking through a magazine and find an ad for life coach training. Wow, would that be a great job – doing what I naturally do and getting paid for doing it? I wonder…naaah – get real Pegotty – that might be for others but not for you. While I have a job that […]

  • Orlando, FL

Story Submitted by Nathalia Candelario

In January 2020, I made the brave decision of pursuing a career with the United States Air Force. I left for basic military training early in January when the civilian world was still very much “normal”. As you may know, while at training we cannot keep or use any cell phones. The only way of […]

  • Tampa, FL

Story Submitted by Rick Rhodes

Mary Harris ‘Mother’ Jones Mary Harris Jones was born into a poor family of tenant farmers in Ireland. Her father and grandfather rebelled against injustices imposed by their British overlords. Her grandfather was hanged; her father was about to be hanged, before he made his escape to America. In school, Mary an exceptional student, and […]

  • Piscataway, NJ

Story Submitted by Richdean Hills-Ackbar

When you asked for kindness stories, my nonprofit, Caregivers Helping Hand does a community baby shower for moms-to-be who are on public assistance in Hillsborough County. It’s been 11 years now since our first one. I started the Community Baby Shower to honor the people that blessed me with two baby showers when I was […]

  • Orlando, FL

Story Submitted by Shelley Sharp

Cousins in the Kitchen My cousins and I have cooked our way through the Coronavirus. And it has served to keep us connected even though we are over 1000 miles apart. The nightly food photo texts began spontaneously on St. Patrick’s Day. My family is proud of its Irish heritage so it was no surprise […]

  • Orlando, FL


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