The uncertainties caused by the protracted ethnic war forced Sri Lankans to flee in and outside the country. Having returned to their places of origin, they have started their lives amidst of numerous struggles and challenges. They stood tall and sailed against the harsh winds of reality in the post repatriation context. Their success stories of 'rising from the ashes' have been a great inspiration to the displaced persons across the globe, who spend their lives with uncertainties. The success stories are presented proudly to instill confidence among the displaced.