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Great Quotes for Kids About Courage

Have you ever done something that you knew was the right thing to do, but you were scared to do it?  Or maybe you did something that looked very hard, but you decided to try it.  That is courage in action and you probably felt very good about what you did.  And you should! Courage…

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Nelson Mandela – His Perseverance and Passion Changed The World

Nelson Mandela is an African civil rights leader from South Africa who changed the world for the better. His lifelong goal, similar to Martin Luther King, Jr., was to achieve equal rights for non-white people in his country. He was so dedicated to this cause, that he spent a large portion of his life in…

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Leonardo da Vinci – A Man of Timeless Inspiration

Most people are familiar with the name Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man of the 15th and 16th centuries. But many don’t fully realize just how much this amazing man achieved in his lifetime! Here are just some of Leonardo’s incredible accomplishments: scientist artist inventor military engineer innovative machine designer and creator toymaker theatre costume…

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Eric Thomas – The "Hip Hop Preacher"

Eric Thomas is an author, educator, minister, activist, and motivational speaker. However, he is also known by another name……..the “Hip Hop Preacher”. Eric is known by this name because of his unique, down-to-earth, “tell it like it is” style of speaking. In addition to his speaking style, one of the reasons Eric is able to inspire so…

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Jaime Escalante – He Taught "Unteachable" Students to Shine!

Jaime Escalante was a Bolivian teacher who came to America in search of a better life. Once in America, he worked hard to learn English and educate himself in American teaching standards in order to succeed as a teacher in this country. Because of his struggles, Jaime understood the value of hard work and determination in achieving…

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Wilma Rudolph – She Defied the Odds to Achieve Olympic Glory!

As the first American female ever to win three Olympic gold medals, Wilma Rudolph is one of the world’s most celebrated athletes. However, her Olympic success was not easily won – it was the result of incredible strength and determination, as Wilma fought to overcome odds that were stacked high against her. Wilma was born in 1940 into a…

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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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Jason McElwain – Autistic Basketball Team Manager Finally Gets His Chance

James McElwain, aka “J-Mac”, was diagnosed with autism at 2 years old. Now he is a 5-foot-6 senior at Greece Athena High School in New York and is the manager of the high school’s varsity basketball team. In the last game of his senior year, Coach Jim Johnson put McElwain on the roster. He did this so that Jason could…

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Ben Carson – From Troubled Youth to Inspirational Success!

When Ben Carson was a boy, most people didn’t think he’d do much with his life. He was poor, he got bad grades, and he got into trouble a lot. But in one way, Ben was very lucky – he had a mother who believed in him and pushed him to work harder and be more determined….

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Inspiring Videos of the Week – 2/18/13

Check out Flipper the Kitten and the Robot Club at Conifer High School in Conifer, CO that have enabled him to move on his own and have saved his life!     Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei are two of the most inspiring ballet dancers you will ever see.  They found each other and then…

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