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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Man with a Dream

Every year in mid-January, America celebrates a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By many counts, Dr. King was just an ordinary man – a husband, a father, and a pastor at his church. But his incredible dedication to a great cause made him also an inspirational world-changer worthy of the highest honor. Throughout his adult life,…

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JJ Watt – Dream Big, Work Hard, Help Others

Dream Big, Work Hard, Help Others.  Those words define NFL player JJ Watt’s approach to life and his recipe for success on and off the field.  Although JJ, who plays for the Houston Texans, is perhaps the best defensive player in the National Football League (NFL), he is just as focused on being the best…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Love!

You probably hear the word “love” many times each week. You may hear it from a parent, a friend, in your place of worship, on tv or in a book. You may even say the word love a lot yourself! You may use the word love about a song, a food or your family pet. You may…

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Every Kid Deserves a Bike! Teacher Katie Blomquist Makes it Happen for Entire School!

Katie Blomquist, a 1st grade teacher at Pepperhill Elementary School in North Charleston, South Carolina, learned last year that one of her students wanted a bike for his birthday.  But his parents could not afford it. So, like most other people that you will find here on InspireMyKids, she decided to do something about it!…

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The Gorilla Girl – Saving Gorillas One Cell Phone at a Time!

When Mariah Nablo was six years old, she watched a TV show that talked about problems faced by mountain gorillas in Africa. She learned that they were in danger of extinction because their habitat was being destroyed.  The cause of this trouble was people illegally mining for Coltan, a material used to make cell phones.  Mariah was so moved by what she…

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Are You A Kid With A BIG Goal? Want to Be on National TV? Drop Us A Line!

InspireMyKids is helping a major national TV network in the United States find kids with really big goals to be on an exciting new talk show! Maybe you are one of them?  Or perhaps you know someone who might fit? We are looking for inspiring kids who would like to share their life changing story…

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#WeDineTogether! – Boca Raton High School Puts Others First!

Many kids look forward eating lunch with their friends at school each day. But for some kids, especially those who are new to a school, lunch can be a very lonely time. While many kids are sitting with their friends, others spend each lunch period alone. Denis Estimon, a senior, at Boca Raton Community High…

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10 Year Old Gianni Graham Collects 5,000 Dolls For Girls In Need!

While most girls like to play with dolls, 10 year old Gianni Graham of Norfolk, Virginia has chosen to give them away!  She gives them to girls in need.  Girls who live in foster care, homeless shelters and others who live in poverty. Gianni started with Barbies. Her goal was to collect 1,000 to give…

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Careers that Count: So You Want to Be a Video Game Designer?

The Job: Video Game Designer The Gist:  Do you live to play video games? Imagine if you make one up one all of your own! If you’re a video game designer, you can do just that: Come up with an idea for a game, then work with artists and programmers to create the characters and…

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11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer – Building a Lemonade Empire with Love and Bees!

11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer from Texas is building a lemonade empire, and hoping to save honey bees in the process! It all started when Mikaila was 4 years old and she was stung by a bee twice in one week! This prompted her to become very scared whenever bees were near. In order to help her…

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