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Joshua Norris – Overcoming Disabilities One Goal at a Time

The story of Joshua Norris is one of great courage, focus and generosity. Born with learning disabilities, he struggled both with schoolwork and with making friends. But day by day, he has had the courage and perseverance to overcome his challenges. Now, Joshua has among the highest grades in his entire school! And he also…

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Wanda Butts: Making Good Come From Tragedy

In 2006, Wanda Butts experienced a great tragedy.  Her 16 year old son, Josh, drowned while rafting in Michigan. One year later, focused on making something good come from this horrible event, Wanda started a program to teach children how to swim. She started the Josh Project and through this program has been able to help…

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Newtown? It's My Town: 8 Things Kids Can Do To Help Prevent Violence

You may have heard from your parents, teacher or the media about the tragic events that took place in Newtown, CT on December 14th, 2012.  What happened truly hits home for me, because Newtown is my hometown. My name is Mike Stutman, and I am the co-founder of InspireMyKids.com, and more importantly a husband and father….

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Chy Johnson, Bullied No More Thanks to the Football Team

16 year old Chy Johnson was born with a brain disorder that made her the target of bullies at her High School in Queen Creek, Arizona.    After learning how their classmate was being treated,  football stars Carson Jones and Tucker Workman decided to take action.  And instead of going after the bullies, they took a…

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Role Model Videos of the Week (12/3/12)

Here are 3 new stories and role models we learned about last week involving some very inspiring people! Meet Savannah Maddison Ogden a South Florida Girl who inspires kids to send 10,000 letters To troops In Afghanistan:   Learn about New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo who bought shoes for a homeless man on…

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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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Want to Be Featured on IMK? Just Tell Us How You Are Using InspireMyKids!

We are always looking for ways to improve InspireMyKids. Tell us how you or your class use InspireMyKids and we may feature you in an upcoming article! And in doing so your ideas may help other children, teachers or parents as well! Simply send (or have your teacher or parent send) an email to: mike@inspiremykids.com…

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Videos of the Week (11/23/12)

Here are 3 great stories to inspire you this week. Watch Jason Smith Jr. score a touchdown in his wheelchair thanks to some great sportsmanship: Learn how heroic 9-Year-Old Tristan Saghin saved his little sister using CPR: Watch how 8 year old Johnny Karlinchak creates a lemonade stand to help pay for damage to a…

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Giving Thanks to the Heroes of Hurricane Sandy

“During the darkness of the storm, I also think we saw what is brightest in America.” – President Barack Obama You may have heard about the devastation that Hurricane Sandy brought to millions of people in late October, 2012. Perhaps your family or someone you know was impacted? As is the case with any tragedy,…

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Showing Gratitude on Veterans Day and All Year Long

On Veterans Day, we are reminded of all the brave people who make sacrifices to serve our nation. There are many ways to show gratitude to our veterans. You can attend a Veterans Day ceremony or just simply take time to say thank you to veterans you meet in your daily life. The Gratitude Campaign was created to do just that. This video…

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