495 || #Napkinisms: Smiles for Lunch!
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495 || #Napkinisms: Smiles for Lunch!

Melissa Ford Thornton - February 1, 2018

In 2016, Billy Ivey posted a silly note he’d scribbled on a paper napkin to Instagram. The note itself wasn’t unusual. Billy writes one every day for…

482 || When Jesus Meets PayPal
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482 || When Jesus Meets PayPal

Jessie Harbin - December 12, 2017

The internet is a weird place. Aside from AUTHENTIK, there are a lot of websites that can take you down into the Rabbit Hole of Strange. At…

451 || An Unlikely Family
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451 || An Unlikely Family

Emily Saxe - September 23, 2017

Here you had two boys with labels of disabilities. They lived in abject poverty … had experienced homelessness, loss, trauma, all before the age of 18, and…

427 || Saved But Guilty: A Drug Dealer’s Tale
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427 || Saved But Guilty: A Drug Dealer’s Tale

Lane Polak - June 1, 2017

The air in the courtroom feels cold, but his hands are clammy. The former drug dealer wonders if the fear inside him is escaping as condensation through…

425 || Losing My Elvis: When the Days Aren’t Sunny and Bright
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425 || Losing My Elvis: When the Days Aren’t Sunny and Bright

Kristin Schell - May 19, 2017

I lost my mojo. My friend Liz and I call it “losing our Elvis.” You know those seasons in life when things seem to be going well?…

400 || Ellie Holcomb’s Journey Down Her Red Sea Road
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400 || Ellie Holcomb’s Journey Down Her Red Sea Road

Kerry Coker - January 30, 2017

Ellie Holcomb’s raw, honest, sophomore album, "Red Sea Road," was born out of the darkest season of her life. "Red Sea Road" is the product of sorrow…

377 || We Are #LexiStrong: Community of Life for Life
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377 || We Are #LexiStrong: Community of Life for Life

Emily Gehman - August 25, 2016

When Lexi Thomas went on vacation with her family in Ocean City, Maryland, she wasn’t planning on having appendicitis. Which was good, because she didn’t have appendicitis.…

438 || A Playboy Bunny Met God
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438 || A Playboy Bunny Met God

Shattered Magazine - May 27, 2016

Being a Playboy Bunny wasn't something I aspired to be. I didn't grow up with a burning desire to be walking porn. It happened the way most…

354 || Midnight Community
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354 || Midnight Community

Rachael Jackson - April 1, 2016

This story is from the print Spring 2016 Issue of Shattered Magazine. Jamie Blaine was still in college, working as a roller skating rink DJ, when the…

341 || Atlanta Church Helps 19-Year-Old Honduran Refugee
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341 || Atlanta Church Helps 19-Year-Old Honduran Refugee

Jessie Harbin - March 2, 2016

Kimberly Chavez, a 19-year-old high school student from Atlanta, is locked away behind barbed-wire fences deep in the heart of South Georgia. It was just another day…