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Evan Moss – Getting a "Shot at Life as a Regular Kid", Thanks to Mindy the Dog!

For a seven-year-old boy, life can be fun and adventurous – school during the day, sports and other activities on nights and weekends, and lots of playtime with family and friends. But imagine being a boy who can’t do any of those things, because they are too dangerous for you. This was exactly the case for young Evan Moss – due to a…

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Jessie Rees – Never Ever Give Up (NEGU)!

When Jessie Rees was 11 years old, she received devastating news……she found out that she had brain cancer. She and her family began to deal with the diagnosis, and Jessie made one thing clear – that she would never ever give up. As Jessie struggled with her cancer, she realized that there were other kids like…

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Pearl the Dog – "A Homeless Dog Becomes a Hero"!

In early 2008, the life of labrador retriever Pearl was anything but good, as she found herself homeless in an animal shelter. But soon after, her life improved drastically when volunteers from the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation rescued her and began to train her as a search dog. In July 2008 she was matched…

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Wyatt Erber – The Biggest of Hearts in a Very Small Package!

Wyatt Erber is only 8 years old, but when it comes to compassion and kind-heartedness, he has got it in the bag! This past summer, Wyatt participated in a scavenger hunt and won a big prize – $1,000! But the real treasure came shortly after Wyatt’s victory…. Wyatt’s neighbor, Cara, is a 2-year-old girl who has…

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Paul Callahan – Sailing to Prevail and Inspiring Others to Do the Same

By any measure, Paul Callahan is an incredibly successful man. He is a husband, father, Harvard graduate, CEO of his own company, philanthropist, and world-class sailing expert. In fact, his sailing pursuits have taken him all the way to the Paralympics! But what makes Paul’s success even more tremendous is that he has accomplished all…

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Emily Buell – Helping Disabled Students with her College Bound Canines!

It’s that time of year again……back-to-school time! For kindergarteners through those heading off to college, it’s a time of new beginnings and new challenges. But for students with disabilities, especially those entering college, the challenges of a new school year may be overwhelming.  High school student Emily Buell realized this, and she decided to do something about…

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Animal Rescue: What You Can Do!

Animals truly are amazing creatures, holding a very important place in our world. In the lives of humans, animals provide countless treasures, including joy, beauty, companionship, assistance, and sustenance! But sadly, as special as all animals are, there are many whose lives are filled with neglect and abuse. In America alone, 5 to 7 million animals wind up in shelters every…

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Petfinder.com – "Making Happy Families" in a Very Special Way!

When Betsy Saul was a girl, she developed a love for animals early on. She spent much of her childhood bringing home stray animals, and by the time she was 12 years old, she was helping out at an animal rescue. As Betsy grew into adulthood, her love for animals grew too. She knew that too many…

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Kids Helping Kids Fix Broken Hearts – The Name Says It All!

In 2008, the Kladar family of Idaho took a trip to Mexico. While there, they visited a poor medical clinic in a rural part of the country. When visiting this place, the Kladar kids -10-year-old Sarah, 8-year-old Emily, 7-year-old Thomas, 3-year-old Will, and baby Ellie – realized that kids just like themselves had life-threatening heart…

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Olivia Bouler – Her Passion is "For the Birds"!

12-year-old Olivia Bouler has always had a love of two things – artistry, namely drawing and painting, and the birds she sees as she and her family enjoy the outdoors. In particular, Olivia loves the birds she sees when visiting family in the Gulf of Mexico. So when the Gulf of Mexico suffered a major oil spill in…

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