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Banishing Doubt and Standing Up with My Mentor

Banishing Doubt and Standing Up with My Mentor

Gaya Déry challenges her inner darkness and grasps her true path in life

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Taking Charge of My Own Happiness

Taking Charge of My Own Happiness

As he begins to fulfil his dreams big-time, Michael Challenger turns toward the happiness of others

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Break Through

Break Through

With the warm support of friends in the SGI community, hard work, and unwavering Buddhist practice, Vijeta Mukerjee breaks through walls in his life, allowing his heart to shine.

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The Joy of Human Revolution

The Joy of Human Revolution

Being able to enjoy a career as a professional ballet dancer while balancing every aspect of her life, Andrea Boardman attributes this benefit to Buddhism. 

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Transforming Difficulties into Hope and Good Fortune

Transforming Difficulties into Hope and Good Fortune

To fulfill her dream as a civil engineer, Idania Carcamo had to undergo a shift in her attitude

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A Family Revolution

A Family Revolution

Deeply grieved by her daughter’s untreatable condition, Chiaki transmutes despair into the catalyst for a family transformation

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Pushing Limits and Having Big Dreams

Pushing Limits and Having Big Dreams

Using her Buddhist practice and learning from her mentor, Samantha Ong pursues her dream of becoming an accomplished wedding photographer

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Overcoming an Impossible Medical Condition

Overcoming an Impossible Medical Condition

With her liver beginning to fail, Joni Borutski was put on a transplant list. Thus began a long painful wait that ended surprisingly.

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Why I Started Chanting

Why I Started Chanting

Actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje recently sat down with SGI UK’s General Director Robert Harrap to discuss why he started chanting

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Stepping Into the Eye of the Storm

Stepping Into the Eye of the Storm

Undetterred by marital problems and caring for her terminally ill mother-in-law, Marilyne Clarke crosses the sea of suffering to the shores of hope and joy.

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