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Welcome to the MY STUTTER Blog

MY STUTTER shares incredible stories from teens and adults around the world who stutter, inspiring young people who stutter to overcome obstacles and achieve their dreams. MY STUTTER also helps educate the world about the unimaginable fear and cruelty that often face children who stutter and unites us all through the common threads of compassion and kindness.

So say what you want to say. Click the Share Your Story link at the bottom of this page to submit your story!

Opinions expressed or shared in blog comments are solely those of the individuals submitting stories and comments, and do not necessarily represent the views of SAY.

Listening

May 15, 2014

Yoni Messing – Two ways to listen: You can listen to what people say, sure. But you will be far more effective if you listen to what people do.

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The Girl with the Funny Voice

May 12, 2014

Bailee Gilbert – Growing up I never realized there was anything different about the way I spoke. I thought I was like everyone else. It wasn’t until I was 11 years old that I realized there was something...

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That Desire to Be Heard

May 9, 2014

Jonathan Greig – I was very excited to write this story, because I haven’t written about stuttering in a while. But as I sat down to write, I was left in a tough spot. I wasn’t sure what direction to go,...

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I have Ideas Worth Sharing

May 7, 2014

When I was eleven years old I started to develop a severe stutter in my speech. While it was called “age appropriate” by many social workers and speech therapists, it didn’t feel “age appropriate” at all…

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Love and Positive energy

May 5, 2014

Kate Popovich –  Like most moms, I did everything I could to make sure my babies had everything they needed to thrive; love, food, warmth, clothing, etc. But despite all our efforts, some things in life we...

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Three Stories: John, Harry and Moses

May 4, 2014

Moses feels inadequate but he says what he has to say - anyway.

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I’ve Stopped Hiding

April 28, 2014

I spent the first 22 years of my life hiding from myself and hiding myself from the world. I was disgusted and ashamed by the sound of my stutter.

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My Stutter is Honest, Brutally Honest

April 28, 2014

MY STUTTER is ME and has been a trusted ally in my life’s journey. One may ask how something unpredictable and unnatural to society can be considered an ally.

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Different Does Not Mean Broken

April 28, 2014

Angela Henry, Donte’s mom – Back in the summer of 2008, my family and I were visiting a camp for some very special young people. I met a young boy that day who I will never forget. He seemed a little...

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The Compass of My Life

April 28, 2014

My Stutter has been the compass of my life. It has determined how I navigate situations, conversations and opportunities.

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 Just like you, your story is unique, and we want you to share your story on MY STUTTER. So say what you want to say, whether it’s the written word, a song, a video, a photograph, a quote or a poem. The choice is yours.

Just like you, your story is unique, and we want you to share your story on MY STUTTER. So say what you want to say, whether it’s the written word, a song, a video, a photograph, a quote or a poem. The choice is yours.

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