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Gary Kuhre – He Walked Across America to Help His Autistic Son

Gary Kuhre was a man on a mission – he wanted to walk across America. But Gary was not doing it for himself – rather, he was taking it on to increase awareness about autism and hopefully help his son Joshua, who had been diagnosed with autism. Gary set out to walk from Reno, NV to…

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Jennifer Zwilling – Putting a New Face on Tourette Syndrome

Jennifer Zwilling is just your average young lady, and she wants to make sure everyone knows it. This is because Jennifer also has a disorder, one that many people don’t understand…. The disorder Jennifer has is Tourette Syndrome, and it is a condition whose symptoms many misinterpret as acts of inappropriate behavior. Because of this, Jennifer decided she wanted to…

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Ryan Hreljac – Giving Clean Water to the World, One Well at a Time

When he was in first grade, Ryan Hreljac learned that there were people in the world who had no clean water, and it moved him. Right then and there, he decided he wanted to help people get clean water. So Ryan started doing extra chores and raising money to provide wells for people in underdeveloped countries. In 1999, at…

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Ashley Rhodes-Courter – Helping Foster Kids Find Families!

When Ashley Rhodes-Courter was a young girl, she didn’t know what it was like to have a family. Placed in foster care as a toddler, she ended up being shuffled to 14 different foster homes before she was 12 years old. In some cases, Ashley was subjected to physical and mental abuse. But when she was…

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Divine Bradley – At 17, He Was Already Trying to Change the World!

When Divine Bradley was 17, he already knew he wanted to change the world. He began his quest by founding Team Revolution, a group that enlisted young people from ages 13 to 23 to participate in his program and do their parts to help change the world for the better. This video tells the inspirational…

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Never Too Old to Learn Something New!

Kenyan Kimani Maruge was 84 years old when he heard an announcement from the Kenyan government. The announcement said that the government would start to provide primary education for free. And Kimani, who had never gone to school, decided that he wanted an education! He went to the primary school in his village and, after some difficulty…

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Hope for the Homeless, One Stitch at a Time

Shifra Mincer was a shy sixth grader when she was asked a question that changed her life. While serving dinner at a soup kitchen, someone asked the question “Can anyone here sew?”. Although she was nervous, Shifra spoke up and said that she could sew. It started her on a journey of kindness that would continue…

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Gretchen Witt Bakes Cookies for the Ultimate Cause….Helping Fight Kids' Cancer

In February 2007, Gretchen Witt’s life changed forever. That month, she found out that her two-year-old son Liam had neuroblastoma, a pediatric cancer. So she began researching his condition to find out what she could do to help him. As she did her research, Gretchen learned that money is desperately needed for pediatric cancer research, so…

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Celebrate Earth Day, One and All!

Earth Day, which falls on April 22 of each year, is a day to celebrate our planet and to help keep it as beautiful and healthy as it can be. Honoring the planet on Earth Day not only helps Earth today, but also helps ensure that the planet can be enjoyed by future generations. And there are so many ways to celebrate…

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Belize Uses Chess to Teach Kids Lessons About Life!

In the country of Belize, chess has become much more than a game. In an effort to help the many disadvantaged children of Belize, the Belize National Youth Chess Foundation runs classes and camps to teach the kids chess. The foundation uses the chess lessons as an educational and motivational tool. For these struggling children in Belize, learning chess gives them an…

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