We found 29 posts for boys

John O’Leary – How A 9 Year Old Burn Survivor Rose from the Ashes

When he was 9 years old, John O’Leary, from St. Louis, Missouri, was playing in his garage when his parents weren’t home.  He lit a match then put it in a gas can to see what would happen.  It created a big explosion and set him on fire. John was burned, severely, over 95% of…

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Great Friendship Quotes for Kids

Friendship is one of life’s greatest gifts.  Unlike some things, like your bedtime, your friends are your choice.  Starting a new friendship can be exciting, but building a great friendship takes work!  Being a TRUE friend means: Being helpful Sticking up for your friend Supporting them Listening well Sharing with them Being honest Here are…

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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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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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Arthur Ashe – A Life of Service and Impact!

Arthur Ashe was an American tennis player who showed his greatness both on and off the court. This year, as the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, which is now played at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in New York City, celebrates it’s 50th year, it is a good time to look back at his amazing life of…

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Felix Finkbeiner – A Trillion Trees to Plant!

When Felix Finkbeiner was nine, a teacher in his class in Munich, Germany asked them to prepare a report about climate change.  As Felix started doing research, he learned about a woman named Wangari Maathai who had helped get 30 million trees planted in Africa. She had done this to help restore the billions of trees that…

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The Dutch Destroyer – 10 Year Old Lukas Kusters Legacy of Courage and Gratitude

Lukas Kusters grew up in Wilmington, Deleware loving the sport of football! He was so good at it that he became known by his team as “The Dutch Destroyer”.  His dream was to one day play in the National Football League (NFL) for his favorite team, the Philadelphia Eagles. When Lukas was just 9, he…

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Great Quotes for Boys!

You’re just a boy. Maybe even a young man. We get it. But before you know it, you’ll be on the verge of becoming something even greater! You’re going to be a man.  And hopefully a gentleman! We hear people say “be a man” all the time, but what does it really mean? The definition…

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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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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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