Some of the most uplifting stories people have shared through this project have been tales of accomplishment despite the odds stacked against them, or of people working incredibly hard to fulfill a dream, and the wonderful feeling when that finally happens for them.
"After being divorced and my son choosing to live with his father I gained some self respect and self worth by becoming a part-time mature student.
I took and completed an MA in education at UWE in 2001. My gown had scarlet edging and a scarlet hood.”
"My Mazda MX5. A lot of hard work and it was well worth it, I get a great feeling everytime I drive it.”