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Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!

Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a teenager, he invented a special…

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Great Hero Quotes for Kids

When you think of the word “hero”, who comes to mind? A firefighter? A soldier? A comic-book crimefighter? Well, these do all fit into the category of hero, but many others do as well. For instance, an animal that rescues its family from a fire is most definitely a hero! So is a volunteer who quietly feeds…

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Never Give Up – Minnesota Girls Basketball Team Shows the Power of Perseverance

The Climax-Fisher Knights High School girls basketball team from Minnesota accomplished something that few others teams ever have done. They lost 84 games in a row! That is a lot of losing. During each of those games, though, their coach said they played hard and kept their spirits up. While a few girls quit during…

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Great Kindness Quotes for Kids

Kindness is a word and action that can change your world and the world around you.  It is a quality, that when practiced, brings happiness not only to others but back to you as well.  Every day we have many choices to make in the way we treat other people and things.  These little choices…

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Lillian Weber – 99 Year Old Makes A Dress A Day For African Children

For the last few years, Lillian Weber, a 99 year old woman from Iowa, has had a big goal. She wants to create 1,000 dresses for African children by her 100th birthday on May 6th, 2015. So far, she has made hundreds of dresses and is on track to achieve her goal! Lillian helps support…

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Chelsea Werner – Young Gymnast Soars Above Down Syndrome

Chelsea Werner was born with Down Syndrome, a condition that can cause certain medical issues including low muscle tone. Shortly after she was born, Chelsea’s parents decided to get her into gymnastics to help build her muscles.  After a long search, they found a great coach who was willing to teach her. When she started off, Chelsea…

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Veronika Scott – Empowering Homeless Women Stitch by Stitch

Veronika Scott grew up near Detroit, Michigan in a tough household environment. She took note of the over 20,000 Detroiters who are homeless which now equals 1 of every 42 residents. She worked hard in high school and was able to earn a college scholarship to study industrial design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, one of…

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Think You Don’t Need Math? Think Again…..It’s All Around You!

Do you ever get bored sitting in math class, wondering why you even need to learn the stuff in the first place? Well, this feeling is not too unusual. But the truth is, learning and using math is something that plays an amazingly important role in your life! From the moment you wake, all through your day,…

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Bethany Hamilton – Soul Surfer Has Heart The Size of the Ocean

Bethany Hamilton was a 13 year home schooled girl who loved to surf and dreamed of becoming a pro surfer. One day, on a local surfing trip with her friends, she was attacked by a shark and tragically lost one of her of arms. Just one month after this incident, with her goals still in mind,…

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Lauren Hill – Never Give Up – Brain Cancer Can’t Stop Hoop Dreams

From the time she was young, Lauren Hill’s life long dream was to play college basketball.  When she accepted an offer to play at Mount St. Joseph College (near Cincinnati) her dream seemed ready to come true. Until she developed brain cancer last year. Lauren was told she had only two years to live at…

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