Welcome to N'Courage, where spirit, heart, and charity define success. It's a blog about every day people who act in courage, and those who encourage others to be their best. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized here, please e-mail us with details and photos at ncourage@rocknrobin.tv


Twin Sisters: Heroes On and Off the Ice

If you’re looking for a sign that the future of America is bright, meet 26-year-old Cleveland twins Sharita and Shaye Taylor, whose smiles and infectious personalities have brightened up our stay in Schladming, Austria. The twins and their family are here for the Special Olympics World Winter Games, where Sharita is competing in figure skating for the U.S. team.

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Kids Get Arthritis? Yes, They Do.

Seven years ago Sadie’s childhood came to a screeching halt when suddenly everything she approached caused unbearable pain. Lisa Stump, Sadie’s mother, remembers as if it was yesterday: “She went from being a bubbly sunshiny toddler to crying all the time, not allowing any one to even touch her but me, not even her dad.”

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Celebrating “Good Blood”

This writer and filmmaker credits his bone marrow transplant with saving his life and is determined to spread awareness about the importance of being a donor.

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Defying the Odds – Heather Von St. James

Although facing some of life’s biggest challenges, a determination to win their battles – against all odds – brought these individuals through. Each one of these N’Courage stories of “Defying the Odds” embodies courage and strength that is nothing short of inspirational.

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Fighting Against Disease and For School Bus Access

Battling a rare disease, this mother of two is relentlessly working on a needed change to her community that would help protect children and help families dealing with similar circumstances.

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Dancing Through Life’s Hurdles

Once paralyzed, this professional ballroom dancer decided to create the first professional wheelchair ballroom dance company in the nation to help share the power of dance with individuals of all abilities.

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