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Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman – Using Her Special Gifts to Transform the World!

You may have seen Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet, recite her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the recent Presidential Inauguration Ceremony.  Her words and performance were spectacular and were acclaimed across the world.  But what is even more spectacular is the story of how Amanda arrived at this moment and the lessons she offers…

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no arms no problem meet richie parker nascar champion

No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult.  His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him to not only live independently,…

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Avani Perez

Avani Perez – 11 Year Old Saves Grandparents at Sea!

Avani Perez, an 11 year old boy, is a sixth-grader at Nativity Catholic School in Hollywood, Florida, USA.  He was fishing with his grandparents on their boat off the coast of Southern Florida.  When their anchor became tangled, both grandparents jumped into the Atlantic Ocean to help free it. Shortly after they entered the ocean,…

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Palm Beach Gardens Female Firefighters

All Female Fire Crew is Making History!

Five female fire crew members from Palm Beach Garden (Florida) Fire Rescue are making history!  For the first time, they were called to serve as a team, which was made up of: Rescue Lieutenant Krystyna Krakowski Fire Medic Kelsey Krzywada Fire Medic Julie Dudley Lt. Monica Marzullo Driver Engineer Sandi Ladewski While there are 12…

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Jennifer Bricker

Jennifer Bricker – Gymnast Born Without Legs Shows That 'Everything is Possible'

The story of Jennifer Bricker is one of the most amazing ones we have have ever featured on IMK! It is full of both great life lessons and great surprises. It is a story everyone should know. Jennifer was born in Romania without any legs. She was later adopted by a loving American family, the Bricker’s, and…

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Ross Salvo Sandbox

12 Year Old Ross Salvo – How to Live an Awesome ‘Rossome’ Life!

Ross Salvo, a 12-year-old boy from Newtown, CT, was a very special human being!  He was special in the way he lived, in the way he served, in the way he cared about others and in the way he overcame challenges. In short, Ross was simply awesome ROSSome! ROSS’s EARLY DAYS Ross was a twin and…

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Sarah Haycox

Sarah Haycox – The Power of A 4th Grader to Change the World

Fourth-grader, Sarah Haycox, from Shoreline, Washington, USA made it her mission to right a wrong.  And in doing so, she has shown the rest of the world what one young person, with passion, can do. One day, Sarah was walking by an athletic field near her school.  She noticed a small memorial with the name…

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Allan Maman

Allan Maman – 17 Year Old with ADHD Created Fidget Spinner Empire!

As a 17 year old growing up Armonk, NY, Allan Maman was always thinking and tinkering. When fidget spinners first came out, he was curious. As a young man with ADHD, the constant motion of the spinner looked very interesting to him. He ordered some online. He found the products to be of poor quality,…

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Hailey and Livy Scheinman

Hailey Scheinman – Don’t Give Up. Give Back!

She may be a young girl, but when it comes to sisterly devotion and giving back, Hailey Scheinman is wise beyond her years! 13-year-old Hailey has a twin sister named Olivia (Livy), and the two are practically inseparable. This is true despite the fact that physically, the girls are very different. Hailey is healthy, but Livy…

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Cajun Navy Rescue

When Floodwaters Rise, The Cajun Navy Saves Lives!

The Cajun Navy is a group of volunteer small boat owners who help people during bad storms and floods. The group started during Hurricane Katrina. During that storm alone they saved more than 10,000 people from flooded homes and rooftops! Since then, they saved thousands more lives around the United States! The Cajun Navy has gone to help…

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