Tag: family

Not Your Average Summer Vacation! The Kallin Family Treks Across America

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It is a good bet that you did not do what Nathan (9) and Maddy (8) Kallin of Dresden, Maine did this past summer!  With their parents, they became only the 16th young family to “thru-hike” the Appalachian Trail. So what does that mean? The Appalachian Trail is no ordinary… Read more »

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin is an 18 year old girl from Colorado and also the youngest World Cup ski champion in the history of the USA.  She will be competing for a few gold medals in the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia this winter.  Yet, her goal has never been to win… Read more »

Angelo Whittis – From Homeless to Honor Roll and Champion QB

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Angelo Whittis has grown up without a solid family life. He was moved from relative to relative, sleeping on couches and in cars. He struggled both in school and out of school. He became one of over 1 million homeless children in the United States. Then, everything changed. When he… Read more »

Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com Talks About Kindness and Making Good Choices

Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com Talks About Kindness and Making Good Choices

In 1995, Jeff Bezos left a safe job that he was doing well at to take a big risk. He started a company to sell books online at a time when few products were being sold on the internet. The company he started is Amazon.com and now they sell everything… Read more »