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Dads On Duty

Dads on Duty – Keeping the Peace; Setting the Example!

Students at Southwood High in Shreveport, Louisiana were not solving their differences peacefully. The police were being called to the school each day. Some children were being arrested. Things kept getting worse. As a dad of an 11th grader Michael La’Fitte did not like what he was seeing. He knew he had to take action….

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Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge – For the World’s Greatest Marathoner, It’s All About Consistency

Eliud Kipchoge, from the African country of Kenya, is the fastest marathon runner in history! He is the only person to run the 26.2 marathon distance in under 2 hours.  As amazing as his athletic accomplishments are, the story of how he has risen to become the best, and where he started, is even more…

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Quanesha Burks

Quanesha Burks: From McDonald’s to the Olympics!

Quanesha Burks is a determined and faithful young lady. To support her dreams to attend college, she started working at McDonald’s while in high school. And in the hopes of gaining college scholarship money, she began playing sports in High School.  Her strength, attitude, and faith led her from simply having a dream to something…

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That's Amazing

“That’s Amazing” – The End Kids Are Just Getting Started!

The End Family, from Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, is like many other large families. The kids play together, argue, and compete with each other. But they are different in a few amazing ways. To start, there are 7 children, including 4 boys and 3 girls! And they have some very unique skills! After watching YouTube stars…

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Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman – Using Her Special Gifts to Transform the World!

You may have seen Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet, recite her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the recent Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.  Her words and performance were spectacular and were acclaimed across the world.  But what is even more spectacular is the story of how Amanda arrived at this moment and the lessons she offers…

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Grit

Quotes for Kids About Grit

Have you ever had a big goal? Like running a 5K race? Building a go-kart? Learning a new instrument? Becoming an actor or actress? Getting a perfect grade in one or more of your classes? Sometimes, new things like this can feel very hard. They push us and challenge us. We may fail several times….

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Hunger Leininger

Hunter Leininger – World’s Youngest Adventure Racer Inspires Kids To Chase Their Dreams

Hunter Leininger, from Canton, Georgia, USA has been adventure racing since he was 7 years old.  Now, at age 19, he has set world records, traveled around the globe, and completed over 50 races! And he is now on a mission to inspire other young people to follow their own dreams. Adventure Racing is a…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Optimism and Positive Thinking

Optimism is the way you see and think about what is happening around you and to you. It is looking for the good in each situation. It is expecting things to go well.  It is thinking good thoughts even when things are going bad. It is having hope and faith. It is believing that you…

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Kathrine Switzer – Breaking Women’s Barriers for 50 Years!

Kathrine Switzer loved to run. And she loved challenges. So when her college coach told her that a woman could not finish a (26.2 mile) marathon, she set out to prove him wrong! In 1967, Kathrine became the first woman ever to compete in the Boston Marathon. This was before the rules even allowed for…

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Confident Girl

Great Confidence Quotes for Kids!

It’s not always easy being a kid! There are lot of new challenges that you face every day. Like raising your hand in class or making new friends. No matter how old you are, one thing that will help is confidence! So, what is confidence all about? Confidence is believing in yourself. It’s about not doubting your…

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