Karen

Karen, Australia

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Karen, Australia

Hi! My name is Karen. I have stuttered my whole life and never thought the day would come that one day I would stop stuttering. Growing up, I did not have a voice and was basically a muted child, fearing that each time I opened my mouth, I would block or force my words. I…

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Nadim, Lebanon & U.K.

My name is Nadim and I am currently studying in London, United Kingdom. I am 19 years old and originally from Lebanon.  English is not my first language.  So, I asked Coach Javier to help me write this story. I began stuttering at 6 years old and it has worsened...
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Oliver, Norway

Hi, my name is Oliver and I’m from Norway. My first language is Norwegian. I started to stutter around the age of 5 to 70% of the words and I always feared speaking to group and authority figures. I work as a Psychiatry nurse hence I had to talk to...
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Sherry, California

My name is Sherry. I’m a Ph.D in Biology, and I do biochemical research at a major University. I found Coach Lee’s books, WSSA’s program and Coach Lee so helpful that I volunteered to translate his “Stop Stuttering SHORT Course” book into Chinese. My translation will be on WSSA’s website...
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John, Illinois

Hello! My name is John, and I’m a medical student from Chicago, IL. I started stuttering at the age of 8, which coincided with the onset of severe OCD (both stemming from my perfectionist and people pleasing tendencies). Over the years, I attended hundreds of speech therapy sessions, with little...
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Micah, Nashville, TN

I recently graduated from medical school.  I am 26, a resident of Nashville, and my name is Micah. I began stuttering at age 5 and stuttered about half my words under pressure. Growing up, of course, I struggled with stuttering in school, doing presentations in class, talking to strangers and...
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Marley, Australia

My name is Julie, and I am Marley’s mom. We live in Australia. Marley, who turned five recently, has had a rather severe stuttering problem. When he began stuttering at age three, I used to correct him, but the problem seemed to grow steadily worse. In pre-Kindergarten, he was not...
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Jason, Kentucky

My name is Jason Ewing, and this is my story about stuttering. I’m not a writer, but these are my thoughts as spoken to Lee, and I edited the written words, and I approve them as they are written below. I’m 42, married with two children, and live in Bardstown,...
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Kerry, Ontario

My name is Kerry. My mother is a stutterer and I’ve stuttered since I was 6. When I was in school, stuttering would come in waves for me – I have periods of fluency and periods of speech disability (mostly after the summer break when I wasn’t speaking as much)....
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Sebastian, Perú

Hope is a very powerful strength. It pushes you to accept the toughest challenges and to believe that even the most difficult obstacles can be overtaken. Nevertheless, if you don’t have the adequate tools this hope can be very dangerous too. Constant failures are painful and can lead to resignation....
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