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Wesley Autrey – The "Subway Superman"

Wesley Autrey was just an average New Yorker, waiting for the subway on the afternoon of January 2, 2007. But in an instant, Wesley became a hero. While he waited on the subway platform, Wesley watched a man collapse and fall onto the train tracks. He heard the sound of the subway train coming, and he…

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Anaiah Rucker – A 9-Year-Old Hero of the Bravest Kind

Anaiah Rucker doesn’t consider herself a hero – she thinks she is just a typical 9-year-old girl. But on a rainy day in February 2011, Anaiah’s actions were anything but typical, and they ranked her with the bravest of heroes. On that day, as Anaiah and her sister were crossing a street, she saw a truck coming…

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The Lemon Squeeze Foundation – Kids Improving Other Kids' Lives

Deedra Scherm is a mom who wants to make the world a better place. When pregnant with her first child, Deedra found out she had a potentially fatal pregnancy-related illness. This made her think long and hard about how she wanted her and her kids to live. She realized that the most important thing she could teach…

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The Heart of It All – A Special Ed Teacher and Classroom Who Are Changing the World

We are amazed and inspired at the courage, determination, caring and positive actions of the people in our stories. Often their stories began with a small spark. Something moved them and they wanted to take action. Moving from inspiration to action is exactly what we hoped to create with inspiremykids.com. We search the world over for inspiring…

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Perseverance – The Story of Derek Redmond In the 1992 Olympics

For those of you old enough to remember the 1992 Olympics, this video of Derek Redmond was one of the most memorable moments of those entire Olympics. Derek badly injures his hamstring but somehow finds the strength to finish the race with the help of his dad.

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