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Quotes About Failure for Kids and Students

Failure?  This does not seem like the kind of topic to find on InspireMyKids!  But lets take a deeper look. If you were to study the people who have had the greatest impact on the world, you will find a few things in common.  At IMK, we have focused many of our stories on the habits…

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Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!

Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a teenager, he invented a special…

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Veronika Scott – Empowering Homeless Women Stitch by Stitch

Veronika Scott grew up near Detroit, Michigan in a tough household environment. She took note of the over 20,000 Detroiters who are homeless which now equals 1 of every 42 residents. She worked hard in high school and was able to earn a college scholarship to study industrial design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, one of…

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Peace, Love and Cookies: 10 Year Old Entrepreneur Cory Nieves Rakes in the Dough and Spreads Goodness

Cory Nieves, a 10 year old from Englewood, NJ has created an amazing cookie business, Mr. Cory’s Cookies, which now sells more than 1,000 cookies a week! Back in 2009, Cory told his mom that he was tired of taking the bus to school and wanted to buy his family a car. He came up with the idea to…

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Jack Andraka- Master Inventor and Innovator at 15 Years Old

Jack Andraka is no ordinary 15 year old kid. He’s accomplished more than most will in a lifetime. Jack won the top award at Intel ISEF 2012 for his creation of a new, non-invasive method to detect early-stage pancreatic cancer and other forms of cancer. His passion for finding a method for early detection of…

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Leonardo da Vinci – A Man of Timeless Inspiration

Most people are familiar with the name Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man of the 15th and 16th centuries. But many don’t fully realize just how much this amazing man achieved in his lifetime! Here are just some of Leonardo’s incredible accomplishments: scientist artist inventor military engineer innovative machine designer and creator toymaker theatre costume…

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Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com Talks About Kindness and Making Good Choices

In 1995, Jeff Bezos left a safe job that he was doing well at to take a big risk. He started a company to sell books online at a time when few products were being sold on the internet. The company he started is Amazon.com and now they sell everything from Groceries to Big Screen…

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Kelvin Doe, 15 Year Old West African Inventor and DJ, Is Changing His Community

In Sierra Leone, West Africa, the lights come on as little as once a month!  So, Kelvin Doe, at 15 years old,  decided things needed change.  After many tries, he invented a battery to power lights in people’s houses from recycled parts he found in the trash, including soda, acid and metal, wrapped with tape! This…

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Mo's Bows – Giving Style and Now Giving Back

Meet Mo (Moziah Bridges), one of the snappiest dressing 10 year olds you will ever meet! Mo is also the founder and CEO of Mo’s Bows, a company he started to make and sell one of his favorite clothing items: Bow Ties! When he was just 4 years, Mo already started dressing nice. He would…

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Our Children's Trust Climate-Change Lawsuit – Fighting for a Better Tomorrow

It is often said that the world is not what it used to be. In some ways, this is great news! Things like advances in medicine, new technologies and inventions, and greater equality for all have made life today better than ever before. But in one significant way, the world is changing for the worse. This is due…

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