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American Library Association Recognizes www.inspiremykids.com

Two Connecticut Fathers Team Up to Make the World a Better Place The two dads, Michael Stutman of Newtown and Kevin Conklin of Fairfield, both busy executives, joined forces to create www.inspiremykids.com, a thought-provoking web site that aims to build moral fiber in kids by gathering real-life stories about good character, presenting them in a…

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14 Cows for America – An Incredible Offering Born Out of Compassion

Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah is originally from the Maasai tribe in Kenya. But on September 11, 2001, he was in New York City when the terrorist attacks took place. Kimeli witnessed firsthand the horrendous tragedy that occurred that day. Several months later, he visited his native tribe in Kenya. While there, he told them the story of…

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Gary Kuhre – He Walked Across America to Help His Autistic Son

Gary Kuhre was a man on a mission – he wanted to walk across America. But Gary was not doing it for himself – rather, he was taking it on to increase awareness about autism and hopefully help his son Joshua, who had been diagnosed with autism. Gary set out to walk from Reno, NV to…

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American Library Association Names “InspireMyKids” as One of Its 2011 Great Web Sites for Kids

The American Library Association (www.ala.org) announced its 2011 list of Great Web Sites for Kids, and included in the list this year is inspiremykids.com, the inspirational children’s website founded in 2010 by two fathers from Connecticut. Annually, the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association) searches out the “best…

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Max Woosey – 11 Year Old Camps Out 500 Straight Nights to Help Others

Max Woosey, an 11-year-old from the United Kingdom, has spent his time during COVID doing something pretty meaningful.  And hard.  He slept in a tent for over 500 nights in a row.  And he did this not only because he loves the outdoors but in service to others. Who is Max and why did he…

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Jessica Long – “The Only Disability in Life is a Negative Attitude”

Jessica Long, from Baltimore, Maryland, USA is a champion by all definitions of the word. She is one of the world’s most decorated swimmers.  Jessica was the youngest athlete, at 12 years old, to win a Paralympics medal. And she is now on a mission to inspire the next generation of Paralympic athletes.  But her…

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Jerry Lawson – A Father of Modern Gaming!

You most likely have not heard of Jerry Lawson.  But there is a good chance he has impacted your life!  Especially if you’ve ever played a video game. Childhood Inventions Jerry Lawson had a love of science and invention from a very young age.  And, with support from his family and teachers, he took that…

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Principal Darby – Going Way Beyond The Call of Duty to Help Students in Need!

Henry Darby, the Principal of North Charleston High School, learned from a young age to help others in need, without expecting anything in return. And when COVID impacted his students, 90% of whom already live in poverty, he decided to step up. To do so, Principal Darby took on a second job, working the night…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – A Supreme Inspiration

Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her life fighting for women to be treated equally.  In doing so, she became an inspiring role model for women and girls around the world. Her passion for women’s rights began when she was young.  She started off her adult life having trouble finding a job.  Even though she was smart,…

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All Female Fire Crew is Making History!

Five female fire crew members from Palm Beach Garden (Florida) Fire Rescue are making history!  For the first time, they were called to serve as a team, which was made up of: Rescue Lieutenant Krystyna Krakowski Fire Medic Kelsey Krzywada Fire Medic Julie Dudley Lt. Monica Marzullo Driver Engineer Sandi Ladewski While there are 12…

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