Kyle Carpenter

This is my story.

My ``Alive Day``

I was a typical kid growing up in the Southeast during the 1990s and early 2000s. I liked to ride bikes, rollerblade and just generally do the things that kids do to drive their parents crazy. But, during my junior year of high school, I went on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. That was when I saw what little these people had for themselves. I grew up a little on that trip and realized that I wanted to be different – that I wanted to be a part of something bigger than myself.

I found that something in the United States Marine Corps. And while October 19, 1989 is my birthday, it was November 21, 2010 that became my “Alive Day.”


The Beautiful Burden

It is hard to comprehend that I am, finally, able to create this post. I am grateful, humbled, and excited to announce my book, You Are Worth It.

It's time to impact the world.


RISE Together Podcast

A huge shoutout and a sincere thank you to Rachel Hollis (author of Girl, Wash Your Face and Girl, Stop Apologizing) and her husband Dave Hollis for having me and, my co author, Don Yaeger on their RISE Together podcast! Great people and a great experience. We discuss family, service, the beauty of life, the hardships of life, the lessons we have learned and…



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