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Great Respect Quotes for Kids and Students

Showing respect for others is one of the most important values in the world.  It means showing care for another person or thing, like the environment. Without respect, everything around you would be less peaceful.  There would be more wars, more problems and less happiness. You show respect in many ways everyday that you may…

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6 Year Old Danny Keefe – His Special 'Band of Brothers' Takes on Bullying

Danny Keefe, a kindergartner at Mitchell Elementary School in Bridgewater, MA, is also the official water coach for the Division 5 Badgers Peewee Football Team. Danny is not only an important part of the football team, but a very unique dresser. He likes to wear a tie, suit and fedora hat to school each day…

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6 Year Old Danny Keefe – His Special ‘Band of Brothers’ Takes on Bullying

Danny Keefe, a kindergartner at Mitchell Elementary School in Bridgewater, MA, is also the official water coach for the Division 5 Badgers Peewee Football Team. Danny is not only an important part of the football team, but a very unique dresser. He likes to wear a tie, suit and fedora hat to school each day…

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Koni Dole – High School Football Player Returns to Field One Year After Amputation

Koni Dole is a high school football player at Huntley Project High School in Montana. Just over one year ago, he broke his leg in a game. It was such a bad injury, that his leg became infected and had to be amputated. ‘As soon as I learned I might have to amputate, I started…

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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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Terry Fox Captures a Nation's Attention With Courage and Determination

This is the story of a courageous young man who lost his leg to bone cancer and decided to raise money for cancer by running accross Canada with one leg. His story captured a nations attention and firmly made him a hero for his effort. He raised millions of dollars for cancer research.

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Terry Fox Captures a Nation’s Attention With Courage and Determination

This is the story of a courageous young man who lost his leg to bone cancer and decided to raise money for cancer by running accross Canada with one leg. His story captured a nations attention and firmly made him a hero for his effort. He raised millions of dollars for cancer research.

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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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Nick Vujicic – No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!

Nick Vujicic was born in Melbourne, Australia with the rare Tetra-amelia syndrome: limbless, missing both arms at shoulder level, and legless but with two small feet, one of which has two toes. Nick is a preacher, a motivational speaker and the director of Life Without Limbs, a non-profit Christian organization. He regularly gives speeches about…

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Inspiring Videos of the Week (5/7/13): Find Your Greatness

Jonny Hickey is a young boy with Autism who found it hard to communicate with others. Then he met Xena, a very sick rescue dog who was expected to die. Well, not only did Xena survive, but her comfort has helped Jonny to express himself and he is a new person. Jonny and Xena make…

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