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Miracle on Mount Everest – One Man Gives Up His Dream To Save Another's Life

In May 2006, Dan Mazur and his crew believed they were about to make their dream a reality. After a harrowing and dangerous ascent, they were just 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest. That’s when they saw a flash of yellow up ahead. They moved closer, and they saw that the flash was actually a man, sitting…

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Ricochet the Sea Dog – Helping Children Learn to Surf

Ricochet was supposed to help the handicapped in their homes.  But although her path in life changed, she wound up helping even more people by following her passion.

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Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 3/17/2013

Check out Savannah Maddison Ogden, an inspiring 11 year old girl from South Florida who started Savannah’s Soldiers letter writing campaign to help soldiers overseas.  Savannah came up with this great idea after she found out that her best friend’s dad was being deployed and now it has spread to impact hundreds of kids and…

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Newtown’s Children Help it Rise

When something bad happens you have many choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or you can let it inspire and strengthen you. Here in my hometown of Newtown, CT, I am amazingly inspired by the actions of children I see around me who are doing good things to help…

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Wanda Butts: Making Good Come From Tragedy

In 2006, Wanda Butts experienced a great tragedy.  Her 16 year old son, Josh, drowned while rafting in Michigan. One year later, focused on making something good come from this horrible event, Wanda started a program to teach children how to swim. She started the Josh Project and through this program has been able to help…

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Videos of the Week (11/23/12)

Here are 3 great stories to inspire you this week. Watch Jason Smith Jr. score a touchdown in his wheelchair thanks to some great sportsmanship: Learn how heroic 9-Year-Old Tristan Saghin saved his little sister using CPR: Watch how 8 year old Johnny Karlinchak creates a lemonade stand to help pay for damage to a…

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One World Futbol – Bringing the Power of Play Where It's Needed Most!

Do you like to play soccer? It’s a great sport and a fun time. But for poor kids in Darfur and countries like it, soccer is much more than just a fun time…..for them, getting outside and kicking a ball around gives them a much-needed break from the hard lives they live. Kids in these countries are fortunate enough…

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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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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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