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The Power of Voice

The Power of Voice

“My dark past has become my greatest asset”
-Tayna Fogle




Tayna Fogle seemed to be on a path out of poverty when addiction caused her to lose her family, friends, community, self-esteem and, most important, her voice. When she pulled herself out of the cycle of addiction after a stint in prison, she struggled to regain what she had lost, starting with her right to vote. By helping others regain their right to vote, Tayna regained her own self-worth, a sense of empowerment and reconciliation with her family and community.

Why This Story?

Tayna Fogle’s courage as she fights not only for her own rights, but for the rights of her family and community, is inspiring. Her moving story can motivate families to share their own stories and speak up about issues they care about.




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