Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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Community blogger Monica Murphy met a woman who started life as a teenage mom and has fought through adversity to find success. She says anyone can make life better with the right attitude and hard work.

Posted on Jan. 15, 2015 at 5:13 p.m.
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Some believe those living in poverty are doing so because of laziness or mistakes. But often this isn’t the case, community blogger Monica Murphy says. People who are struggling financially need our understanding and help.

Posted on Dec. 5, 2014 at 2:46 p.m.
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Sometimes the hurdles we face in life can make things seem hopeless. However, there is always hope, and with determination and positivity, you can achieve your goals, community blogger Monica Murphy says.

Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 10:32 a.m.
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Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

A local teen who community blogger Monica Murphy recently met was viciously bullied in school. However, through her self-determination and resilience, she was able to identify as a survivor instead of as a victim.

Posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:20 p.m.

Community blogger Monica Murphy went straight from Ghana, where she taught English and did social work, to New York City, where she interned for a bestselling author. This is what she learned. 


Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:52 a.m.

Monica Murphy, who is teaching and doing social work in Ghana, Africa, shared the story of two young girls who are fighting to be educated and achieve their dreams despite circumstances that don't make either easy. They're their biggest cheerleaders – are you?

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 3:46 p.m.

Despite hardship since childhood, a single mother is determined to work hard and provide her children with the best education.

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Monica Murphy
Monica Murphy is from South Bend, Ind., and graduated from Saint Mary's College with a degree in social work. She enjoys writing, storytelling and being with friends. She writes the stories and motivational columns that raise the bar for people.