Preston Sharp – 12 Year Old With A Vision to Make Everyday Veterans Day!

By Michael Stutman

Preston Sharp, a 12-year-old boy from Redding, California, has a real heart for veterans. And his passion is inspiring others around the country to make a difference. On Veterans Day in 2015, Preston visited the grave of his grandfather to place a flag and some flowers. He noticed the lack of flags and flowers on…

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Maria Keller – How An 8 Year Old Started A Movement for Every Kid to Read Indeed!

By Michael Stutman

Books have tremendous power. Between their pages, readers can be transported to anywhere imaginable and become just about anyone…or anything. Unfortunately, many children all over the world don’t have access to books! For several years now, Maria Keller, a 16-year-old girl from Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been changing that fact. When she was 8 years old, Maria already…

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Allan Maman – 17 Year Old with ADHD Created Fidget Spinner Empire!

By Michael Stutman

As a 17 year old growing up Armonk, NY, Allan Maman was always thinking and tinkering. When fidget spinners first came out, he was curious. As a young man with ADHD, the constant motion of the spinner looked very interesting to him. He ordered some online. He found the products to be of poor quality,…

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Hailey Scheinman – Don’t Give Up. Give Back!

By Maggie Hofstaedter

She may be a young girl, but when it comes to sisterly devotion and giving back, Hailey Scheinman is wise beyond her years! 13-year-old Hailey has a twin sister named Olivia (Livy), and the two are practically inseparable. This is true despite the fact that physically, the girls are very different. Hailey is healthy, but Livy…

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Kevin Durant – Perseverance, Faith and Mom Create A Man of Impact

By Michael Stutman

Kevin Durant is one of the best players to ever play the game of Basketball. He has won championships in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and all through his life. He has was won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. But is not just his on the court feats that make him special.  It is…

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Great Success Quotes for Students and Kids

By Kevin Conklin

What is success?  Everyone seems to think about it quite differently!  While some people think that money or fame equals success, there is a lot more to it than that. True success is not about things or status or money, but is about the kind of person you are and the positive impact you have on the…

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When Floodwaters Rise, The Cajun Navy Saves Lives!

By Michael Stutman

The Cajun Navy is a group of volunteer small boat owners who help people during bad storms and floods. The group started during Hurricane Katrina. During that storm alone they saved more than 10,000 people from flooded homes and rooftops! Since then, they saved thousands more lives around the United States! The Cajun Navy has gone to help…

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Great Quotes About Bravery and Strength for Kids

By Michael Stutman

You know bravery when you see it. Bravery can be as simple as sleeping over a friends house for the first time even when you are scared to do so.  It can be standing up for someone in their time of need. It can be helping someone else, when it is safer to do nothing.…

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Katie's Krops: Teenager Katie Stagliano 'Grows It Forward' To Help the Hungry

By Michael Stutman

When she was just 9 years old, Katie Stagliano planted a cabbage seed in a garden outside her house. She cared for it every day by watering it, weeding it and giving it plant food.  It grew to be HUGE! Forty pounds huge! Katie wanted to do something special with this very unique cabbage.  With her…

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100+ Incredible Role Models and Stories for Kids About Grit. And 100's of Quotes Too!

By Michael Stutman

Grit and perseverance are the ability to strive for your goals despite the difficulty. And they may be one of the most important things that you can develop! Research has shown that sticking with your goals, even when things get very difficult, is key to success. If you look at people who have accomplished a lot, chances are…

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Molly Wogan – 13 Year Old Helps Man’s Best Friend Find Forever Homes!

Molly Wogan of Middleton, MA loves dogs! Especially rescue dogs! So much so, that decided to give up the biggest party of her life to help them! Molly’s family has two rescue dogs at home. When she learned that many dogs like hers lived in bad conditions or had their lives cut short, she decided…

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7 Year Old A’Layah Robinson Turns Lemons into Love for Foster Care Children!

A’Layah Robinson lives in Sulphur, Oklahoma. She is only six years old, but already she has big ideas for helping other kids! One Saturday morning when A’Layah was five, she saw some teenagers who had a lemonade stand. They wanted to raise money to help some of their friends. A’Layah wanted to know more, so…

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Attitude is Everything – Great Quotes for Kids About the Power of Attitude!

Do you want to have more fun?  Do you want to do better in school, sports or other activities?  Do you want your parents to treat you better? There is one simple way to do this.  Improve your attitude!   Attitude is what we think about something or someone.  It often shapes how we react…

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Ruby Kate Chitsey – 11 Year Old Helps the Elderly One Wish at a Time!

Ruby Kate Chitsey, from Harrison, Arkansas, USA, at only 11 years old has been making peoples wishes come true! And not with magic…but with love. In fact, Ruby Kate is one of the most caring young people you will meet! Ruby started her wish granting service after spending time visiting nursing homes with her mom…

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Max Bobholz – At 12 Years Old He Helped Bring Baseball to Africa!

Max Bobholz, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, was only 12 years old when he got came up with the idea to create a charity to provide baseball equipment to children in Africa. While watching his favorite sport, baseball, on tv, Max learned about little league teams from Africa who did not have the proper equipment to…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Optimism and Positive Thinking

Optimism is the way you see and think about what is happening around you and to you. It is looking for the good in each situation. It is expecting things to go well.  It is thinking good thoughts even when things are going bad. It is having hope and faith. It is believing that you…

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Sarah Haycox – The Power of A 4th Grader to Change the World

Fourth-grader, Sarah Haycox, from Shoreline, Washington, USA made it her mission to right a wrong.  And in doing so, she has shown the rest of the world what one young person, with passion, can do. One day, Sarah was walking by an athletic field near her school.  She noticed a small memorial with the name…

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Great Quotes for Kids About the Importance of Family!

Who do you spend the most time with? If something bad happens at school or with a friend, who do you turn to? You may have a lot of friends in your life, but you will always have family. Through good times and bad, our family supports and loves us, no matter what! Family is…

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From Childhood Stutterer to Darth Vader and Beyond!

Did you know that Darth Vader used to stutter? And so did Mufasa from The Lion King! How could these rough and tough characters stutter? Why have you never heard of this before? The answer is that both parts were played by the actor James Earl Jones. And when he was young, before he became…

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Clara Barton – American Red Cross Founder Always Put Others First

You may have heard of the Red Cross.  They are an organization that helps people who are in need.  It may be because of a Hurricane, a flood, a war or an earthquake.  No matter how bad the situation, they will always be there to help! But it hasn’t always been this way.  For example,…

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