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The October/November issue of West Michigan Woman features Carrie Papke. Peek inside for other real-life stories about topics that matter most to women like you.

 

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/Carrie%20Papke:%20Fearlessly%20Embracing%20the%20Unknown
From surfing and endurance competitions to starting her own business, Carrie Papke has always been one to try something new and dive head-first into the unknown. Even while growing up—despite not having any immediate active military ties beyond two grandparents who served—she always knew she wanted to do the same.
/Finding%20Hope%20After%20Domestic%20Violence
There was a time when I found myself torn between two decisions: to stay in a toxic relationship and allow my daughter to believe that violence equated love, or to flee an abusive situation, leaving behind everything I had, facing homelessness and the unknown.
/Mastering%20"No-Makeup"%20Makeup
If you've spent any time on the internet in the last year, you're already well aware that "no-makeup" makeup is trending. This fresh-faced take on a classic look is one that, while simple, might be intimidating to attempt if you're unsure where to begin. You're using makeup to make it look like you're not wearing hardly any makeup, after all.
/The%20Dos%20and%20Don'ts%20of%20Being%20an%20Effective%20Manager
Many of us have experienced varying career changes recently. Perhaps you've stepped into a management role for the first time, or are dealing with unprecedented challenges. Either way, great managers are key to companies striving for growth, especially at this particular moment in time.