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Abdul Muqeet – The Paper Bag Boy

Abdul Muqeet is a young man on a mission to save the environment, starting in his hometown of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. When he was just 8 years old, he learned from his mom just how bad plastic bags are for the environment.  Did you know, for example, that every…

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No Limbs No Matter – A Farmer Makes the Most of His Gifts

Chris is a farmer at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark, California.  He works hard, performs many jobs around the farm and has a great attitude. But Chris is not exactly like other farmers at Apricot Lane or elsewhere.  What is unique is that he was born without arms or legs.  Yet, this has not stopped…

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Allie Gleason

Allie Gleason Shines a Bright Light To Help Young People Understand Asperger’s Syndrome

This is a guest post written by Allie Gleason, a high school student from Cary, North Carolina, with Asperger’s Syndrome who spends some of her free time as a volunteer-intern-extraordinaire at EducatorLabs. She is a cheerleader for allthose affected by ASD. We applaud your efforts, Allie! As a teen with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), I know that a lot…

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Sean Lesniak – 11 Year Old is Making Waves to Save Sharks!

Like many young people, 11 year old Sean Lesniak is fascinated with sharks.  However, Sean is not just interested in learning about them and watching them, but about helping them to survive. Sean’s passion for sharks started very early in life.  When Sean was just 3 years old, while watching Shark Week, he learned that…

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Horses That Help: Meet Inspiring Horses That Change Lives

If you have a pet, you know that animals can be great friends and loyal companions. In fact, some animals are trained to be companions to those in need, such as the blind. You have probably heard of a guide dog, but have you ever heard of a guide horse or therapeutic horse??? Just like…

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Arushi Madan – A 16 Year Old "Green Machine" Changing Her Community With Environmental Passion

Sixteen year old Arushi Madan from the United Arab Emirates just celebrated her 16th birthday. When you hear about all that she has done to help the environment in her sixteen years, you may not believe her age!   Like many young people we feature on IMK, Arushi’s accomplishments stem from her passion.  In her case, it…

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Xena and Jonny – A Boy and A Dog Change Each Others Lives Forever

Jonny Hickey is a boy from Georgia who is helping to change the world.  Jonny has autism. When he was young, he was very quiet and found it hard to talk and be with other people.  He was not very happy and had a difficult time in school. While trying to help her son in every way possible,…

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Molly the Pony – Inspiring Hope, One Gallop at a Time!

There once was a pony named Molly, who lived with her owners in Louisiana. But then came Hurricane Katrina… After Hurricane Katrina, Molly was on her own, her owners nowhere to be found in the aftermath of the terrible storm. Within a few weeks, she was rescued and taken to a farm. But there Molly…

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Polar Bear

Polar Bear Camp? Inspiring Kids to Make a Difference with the Environment

Well, it’s not exactly a camp run by polar bears! It’s more like a camp run every year during polar bear migration time. And it’s run by Polar Bears International (PBI). Polar Bears International is the world’s leading polar bear protection group.  They focus on saving bears from the many problems they face in the modern world.  These…

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Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison – 'Daring Makes a Difference' for the First Black Woman Astronaut

Dr. Mae Jemison was interested in space and science very early in her life.  From her childhood home in Chicago, she dreamed of traveling to outer space and assumed that she would! Even though many people questioned her interest in science, she persevered and followed her passion.  Jemison went on to attend Stanford University to…

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