Gitanjali Rao

Gitanjali Rao – Time’s First Kid of the Year – “If I Can Do It, You Can Do It!”

By Michael Stutman

Gitanjali Rao is a sophomore and avid inventor from STEM School Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado. In her short life, she has used scientific creativity to address many real-world problems, like lead in drinking water, drug abuse, and bullying. Her amazing accomplishments and spirit were recognized when she was recently selected as Time Magazine’s…

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American Flags

United We Stand, Divided We Fall – Quotes About Unity in America

By Michael Stutman

It is a time of change in America. The world is watching…and lately, it has not been all that pretty of a sight.  But, beneath that change and disruption is something much, much greater than all of the noise.  There are the timeless values of America including freedom, unity, and bravery.  Our list of quotes about…

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Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman – Using Her Special Gifts to Transform the World!

By Michael Stutman

You may have seen Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet, recite her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the recent Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.  Her words and performance were spectacular and were acclaimed across the world.  But what is even more spectacular is the story of how Amanda arrived at this moment and the lessons she offers…

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George Grimwade

George Grimwade – A Giant On the Field; A Giant Heart Off the Field

By Michael Stutman

George Grimwade was a giant on the field and off of it. An award-winning football player at Samford University in Alabama, Grimwade stands over 6‘8“ tall and weighs over 300 pounds! But it was his big heart off the field that really showed what a giant human being he is. George has always had a…

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

By Michael Stutman

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!  To help you do so, we’ve compiled some great Quotes for Kids About Attitude.  But before…

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No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

By Michael Stutman

Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult.  His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him to not only live independently,…

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Chris Nikic

Chris Nikic – An Ironman Inside and Out!

By Michael Stutman

Chris Nikic just did the impossible! At least what people thought was impossible. But apparently, he did not get the message! Chris, a 21-year-old young man from Maitland, Florida, completed an Ironman triathlon. An Ironman consists of a 112 mile run a 2.4-mile swim and a 26.2-mile run. While this is an amazing accomplishment for…

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Grit

Quotes for Kids About Grit

By Michael Stutman

Have you ever had a big goal? Like running a 5K race? Building a go-kart? Learning a new instrument? Becoming an actor or actress? Getting a perfect grade in one or more of your classes? Sometimes, new things like this can feel very hard. They push us and challenge us. We may fail several times.…

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Tommy Rhomberg

Tommy Rhomberg – 12 Year Old Goes to Bat for Storm Victims!

By Michael Stutman

After a 140 MPH “derecho” storm tore through his town in Iowa, 12 Year Old Tommy Rhomberg decided to help victims recover.  And he has done it with baseball bats.  Yes, baseball bats!  Let’s find out how. As Tommy told CBS News, he felt like he needed to do something when he realized how lucky…

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Alyssa Carson

Alyssa Carson: Teenage Astronaut in Training Aims to Be Among First Humans on Mars!

By Michael Stutman

When she was just 3 years old, Alyssa Carson took an interest in the planet Mars while watching an episode of the Backyardigans. From that moment, her lifelong passion and curiosity in space began! At a very young age, Alyssa, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA started to do all things space! Here are some of…

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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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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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Sarah Haycox

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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Family

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

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

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

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

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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