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Lilly Diuble – 12 Year Old Girl Going Blind Has Great Vision to Help Others

At birth, Lilly Diuble was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare disease that causes people to go blind and deaf.  At 12 years old, Lilly still has some sight and hearing, but it is fading. Yet, her condition has not led her into a world of pity, but one of giving and living life to…

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Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!

Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a teenager, he invented a special…

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Blind Painter Is an Inspiration to Many

This is an amazing story of John Bramblitt, who lost his eye sight and sense of purpose but had enough determination to find a new way to express himself to the world, painting. His paintings are truly amazing and an inspiration to many.

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Jake Olson – A Young Man Loses His Sight, But Finds His Way

When he was 9 years old, cancer forced the removal of Jake Olson’s left eye. After that, he overcame the return of cancer eight times…but the ninth time proved too much and his right eye also had to be removed. But Jake’s courage and optimism in the face of potential blindness has always been extraordinary. He always loved…

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Hoshi and Zen – A Fluffy Duo Who Are Friends To The End!

Do you have a great friend?  Someone who is there for you in good times and in bad?  The story of Hoshi and Zen shows the power of friendship. Hoshi is an American Eskimo dog.  He had his eyes removed due to a disease when he was 11 years old. He is now blind. Lucky for…

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Yash Gupta: Teenager With A Clear Vision to Help Others See

Yash Gupta has worn glasses for many years.  When they broke one day and he was not able to wear them to school (Northwood High School in Irvine, CA), he had a big problem.  He could not see much of what was going on in his classroom and, at the end of the day, realized…

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Horses That Help: Meet Inspiring Horses That Change Lives

If you have a pet, you know that animals can be great friends and loyal companions. In fact, some animals are trained to be companions to those in need, such as the blind. You have probably heard of a guide dog, but have you ever heard of a guide horse or therapeutic horse??? Just like…

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Joey Prusak: Dairy Queen Teen Does The Right Thing

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said: “It is always the right time to do the right thing.” Joey Prusak, a teenager from Minnesota and manager of a Dairy Queen, is a person who recently demonstrated that thought. While serving customers at his Dairy Queen recently, Joey observed someone on line drop a $20 bill….

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10 Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Animals and Pets

Animals are some of the greatest friends and companions that we have.  Beyond friendship, they provide us with food, entertainment and love.  Some people, such as farmers, the blind and the sick, depend on them to live their lives.  How we treat and respect animals reflects who we are as people and also as nation….

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Role Model Videos of the Week 1/22/13

Here are two great videos of role models to inspire you this week. Check out blind skateboarder Tommy Carroll, who shows incredible courage since he first stepped on a board at age obstacles since age 10:     Meet Jeremiah Anthony who takes on cyberbullies at West High in Ames, Iowa with his positive tweets…

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