Shirley’s Story

A major heart attack is not what most women expect at age 54. “I was in the prime of my… Continue reading Shirley’s Story

Maddy’s Story

Thirteen-year-old Maddy Edwards bristled when her mother suggested she play wheelchair basketball. “I wanted to play real basketball,” said Maddy,… Continue reading Maddy’s Story

Will’s Story

As a child, Will Turner never experienced safety, stability or success. His father was not present. His mother struggled with… Continue reading Will’s Story

Billie’s Story

For Billie, life had become quite somber during the last few years. Friends and family members had begun to pass… Continue reading Billie’s Story

Javion’s Story

Books are a new frontier of wonder, discovery and hope for seven-year-old Javion. Like many of his classmates, Javion struggled… Continue reading Javion’s Story

Lisa’s Story

Lisa O’Shields of Sapulpa has refused to allow seemingly insurmountable obstacles stand in her way. As a high school student,… Continue reading Lisa’s Story

The Kelleys’ Story

The Kelleys know how important structure is to their son Michael’s life. But because of A New Leaf, a United… Continue reading The Kelleys’ Story

Ben and Kay’s Story

Cancer survivor Ben Jenkins improves his memory through brain exercises and his balance with Tai Chi at Broken Arrow Seniors.… Continue reading Ben and Kay’s Story

James’ Story

The journey from homelessness to college was paved with helping hands for James Watkins. James began his adult life as… Continue reading James’ Story

Dawna and William’s Story

William and Dawna Purnell of Owasso struggled to make ends meet for years. William worked as a stevedore at the… Continue reading Dawna and William’s Story