Solume Survivors: Courage to Say I Don't by Ilyse Rogozenski
Approx. 2,080 words.
Published on September 3, 2012 by
When this young soon-to-be-bride called off her wedding only a few days before the date, she expected a barrage of criticism and anger from friends and family. Much to her surprise, she encountered nothing but support, understanding and admiration from loved ones and even passing acquaintances. From this experience, she found an inner strength that she never knew she had.