Losing both of his parents in the span of less than two years has given Denzel Jacobs an appreciation for the simple things in life.
A Dia de los Muertos celebration in Walker Square Park featured a parade, food, dance and tributes to the ancestors.
Brittany Komperda’s sister passed away from bone cancer when she was 12 years old. As a result, Komperda learned to cherish life, and family.
After a brush with death at the World Trade Center in New York City on 9/11, artist Linda Banning decided to remake her life, and she hasn’t looked back.
A lot has changed since Tony Tyra was a boy growing up fatherless in Milwaukee’s central city. But so has he.
Despite growing up in a strict and narrow religious tradition, Brian Anders has pursued experiences to broaden his perspective and, in doing so, has learned to rely on himself.
Despite the deaths of loved ones, and a near encounter of her own, Jeneane Roberts finds life in her family and doing what she’s always loved.
As a youngster, Jimmy Johnson made some bad decisions. Now, he’s forging forward, determined to make a better life for himself.
Daniel Kwasigroch, who lost his mother at a young age, has struggled with addiction for much of his life. Now, with the help of another woman in his life, he’s working toward a better future.
Leonard Gage Jr. has lived through challenges some could not even imagine. In the process, he learned from past failures and found a reason for hope.