02/09/2010 5:24 PM IST | Updated 07/12/2017 3:30 AM IST

Stories Of Resilience From Around The News (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hearing real-life tales of resilience is not only inspiring, it can help us gain perspective as we face our own obstacles and challenges in life.

Here is a collection of stories from people worldwide this past month who have survived -- and thrived -- through trying times.

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