It’s easy to get dissuaded in life, especially when everything around you seems to be falling apart. Going through a struggle in any form is inevitable. While it may test every ounce of patience you have and every bit of fight you got in you, there’s always a purpose behind all hardships one faces. But not giving up even when things seem bleak and inspiring and giving people hope that things will get better is extraordinary.
“If I could go back and talk to my younger self, I would tell them three things; It’s okay to be different, use fear as a compass that will tell you where you need to go in life, and once you find that thing that scares you, do it.” Joze Piranian’s story is one that is unique yet so inspirational. Joze was born in Lebanon with a severe stutter. He avoided speaking to people entirely out of the fear of being judged for being different. We all know how we felt when we were a teenager, wanting to fit in with everyone else.