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Aaron Rodgers – Underappreciated, Underdog, Unbelievable

For many years, Aaron Rodgers has been among the top rated quarterbacks in the National Football League. He is also a Super Bowl Champion and MVP. But his success did not come easy. In fact, Rodgers was not even offered a scholarship to play college football. And he almost quit football to study law. His…

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Xena and Jonny – A Boy and A Dog Change Each Others Lives Forever

Jonny Hickey is a boy from Georgia who is helping to change the world.  Jonny has autism. When he was young, he was very quiet and found it hard to talk and be with other people.  He was not very happy and had a difficult time in school. While trying to help her son in every way possible,…

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Ricochet the Sea Dog – Helping Children Learn to Surf

Ricochet was supposed to help the handicapped in their homes.  But although her path in life changed, she wound up helping even more people by following her passion.

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Skidboot the Dog – His Friendship and Legacy Live On!

Do you know a special dog or pet?  Skidboot the Dog, who lived on a ranch in  Quinlan, Texas, was one the smartest dogs you will ever see!  But Skidboot was a lot more than just smart.  He was also a great partner to his owner, David Hartwig.  Their support of each other is a…

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Henry's World – Where Cats and Dogs Are Changing Lives

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Henry and two dogs named Tink and Dolly, and they all lived happily together in Henry’s World….. Although this may sound like the beginning of a fairy tale, these characters and their life together are very real. Henry is a cat who lives with his owner…

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Sami Stoner and Her Guide Dog – Best Friends and Teammates

Sami Stoner is a gifted athlete and a gifted human being. After a rare disease left Sami blind when she was 14 years old, she decided to focus her energies on what she loved to do rather than what she could not do. Sami loved to run. “If you love something enough, you’ll find a…

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Friends at First Sight – Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Dog

They’re great friends, even though they’re as different as can be! They are Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the dog. This video shows that friendship and sharing can come in all shapes and sizes. Additional Resources: Here is an article with pictures of Suryia and Roscoe. Here is another inspiremykids story about an unusual animal friendship!…

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Evan Moss – Getting a "Shot at Life as a Regular Kid", Thanks to Mindy the Dog!

For a seven-year-old boy, life can be fun and adventurous – school during the day, sports and other activities on nights and weekends, and lots of playtime with family and friends. But imagine being a boy who can’t do any of those things, because they are too dangerous for you. This was exactly the case for young Evan Moss – due to a…

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Diamond the Dog – Her Heroism Truly Makes Her “Man’s Best Friend”!

It is often said that a dog is “man’s best friend”, but in the case of pit bull Diamond, this phrase means much more. Diamond is the pet of the Steen family from Hayward, CA, and the Steens’ love for her is beyond compare. This is because, besides being a wonderful pet and loyal companion, Diamond has also…

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Pearl the Dog – "A Homeless Dog Becomes a Hero"!

In early 2008, the life of labrador retriever Pearl was anything but good, as she found herself homeless in an animal shelter. But soon after, her life improved drastically when volunteers from the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation rescued her and began to train her as a search dog. In July 2008 she was matched…

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