We found 293 posts for Maggie Hofstaedter

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SuperProm Funds for a Super Cause!

What would you do if your class won enough money to throw the ultimate prom? Would you start planning the party? Pick out an awesome dress or tux to wear? Find the perfect date? Well, that is exactly what happened at Cupertino High School in California. In March 2010, they won a contest sponsored by…

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Rachel’s Challenge – Spreading a Legacy of Kindness

Rachel Scott was a girl who was beautiful on the inside and out. She was funny and friendly, and she loved to act and write in her journal. But Rachel was best known for her kindness – she was incredibly kind and uplifting to everyone she met. On April 20, 1999, Rachel’s life came to…

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They May Be Dogs, But They’re Heroes Just the Same!

When you think of the word hero, what comes to mind? A soldier? A firefighter? A police officer? How about a dog? Not many people think about dogs being heroes, but in times of trouble many dogs prove just how heroic they can be! Dogs have saved the lives of their owners, warned against danger,…

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Muffy Davis – A Detoured Dream Renewed by Determination

When Muffy Davis was a teenager, she was a talented and avid skier with hopes of competing in the Olympics. But in February 1989, that all changed when Muffy had a ski accident that left her a paraplegic. Devastated, she turned to other activities. But eventually, her passion for skiing resumed, and she decided to…

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Mackenzie Bearup – Helping Children in Need Turn a Page in Their Lives

A few years ago, Mackenzie Bearup found out she had Reflexive Sympathetic Disorder (RSD). This condition caused her bad knee pain for long time periods. Her knee hurt so much that she often had to stay in bed for months at a time. To ease her pain, Mackenzie turned to reading. It helped her a lot. This made Mackenzie think about…

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Neha Gupta – A Family Tradition Brings Hope to Orphans in India

When Neha Gupta was a little girl, her family taught her about family traditions. One of them was to visit India a few times a year to volunteer in an orphanage there.  So early on, Neha saw firsthand the poor conditions these orphans lived in.  By the time she was 9, Neha realized that she could help the orphans! So…

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