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Gallaudet Women’s Basketball Team – Overcoming Adversity to Shine on the Court

For the Gallaudet women’s basketball team and their coach Kevin Cook, giving up is not an option. That was a lesson each of the women learned early on. These women are not just good at basketball….. they’re also deaf! So it has taken perseverance just for each of them to make their daily lives work. And a few…

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Tyler Page – An Ordinary Kid Helping Other Kids Do Extraordinary Things

In 2007, Tyler Page was just a kid watching television with his mom one day.  They were watching an Oprah show about child-trafficking in Ghana. The show said that in Ghana, young kids are sold into slavery and made to work long, hard hours in the country’s fishing trade. Tyler was inspired to take action. He thought he would try to raise…

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Joseph Machado – “Never Too Young to Make a Difference”

A few years ago, Joseph Machado was a kid who did what many other boys his age did – he played sports and rode his bike. But then he got some sports injuries, and he had to be in a wheelchair for over a year. Although it was temporary, Joseph’s wheelchair experience made a lasting impression on his heart. He realized…

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Ryan Riddell – He Raised Awareness of Homelessness By Taking It On Himself

Ryan Riddell is a husband, father of three, and pastor of a church in Ohio. He and his family live in a nice home, and overall he has a pretty good life. But one day, Ryan gave it all up and lived for 30 days as a homeless man! As a pastor, Ryan felt called to help the homeless. He thought…

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DJ Gregory – An Inspirational Feat, One Tough Step at a Time

DJ Gregory was a man with a goal. It was a big goal related to his chosen sport of golf. His goal was that in the 2008 PGA Tour, he would walk every hole of every round of every tournament. This was something very few golfers did. But for DJ, it was an even bigger goal, because…

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Gabe and Izzy – In Caring For Izzy, Gabe Found Renewed Hope For Herself

Gabrielle Ford (“Gabe”), had been really down on herself. As a girl, she had danced, but then she found out she had a disease called Friedreich’s Ataxia. Her dancing days were done. Because of her disease, Gabe also had to be in a wheelchair, and she had speech problems. As a result, she got bullied so much that she stayed…

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Alex Lin – Turning E-Waste Into E-Treasure

Alex Lin was a boy who was just reading the newspaper one day. He read an article about something called e-waste. He learned that it is the waste generated as people upgrade electronic devices. When people are done with things like computers, phones, mp3 players, etc. and throw them away, that’s e-waste. He also learned that e-waste is dangerous to…

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Baubles of Brotherly Love From Eight Teenage Girls

In 2007, eight girls from New York watched Oprah’s TV show one day. The show was called “The Little Boy That Oprah Couldn’t Forget”. It was about a boy from Ghana, Africa who had been sold into slavery, a practice that happens in that country every day. The story touched their hearts and they wanted to help. The girls…

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Rudy Favard – Big Muscles and an Even Bigger Heart

For Rudy Favard, football is a big part of everyday life. But an even bigger part comes at 8:00 each evening, when Rudy goes to visit his friend Sam Parker. Sam is not a fellow student or a football teammate. Sam is an 8-year-old boy with severe cerebral palsy. Rudy visits him each day to help…

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Talia Leman – Just a “Random Kid” Who’s Helping Change the World

When Talia Leman was 10, she thought she was just an ordinary kid. One day, she was watching TV and saw Hurricane Katrina in the news. She felt sad for the people in the hurricane and wanted to help. She set a goal of raising $1 million and came up with a plan. Her plan was called “TLC” – Trick-or-treating for…

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