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Role Model Videos of the Week 1/22/13

Here are two great videos of role models to inspire you this week. Check out blind skateboarder Tommy Carroll, who shows incredible courage since he first stepped on a board at age obstacles since age 10:     Meet Jeremiah Anthony who takes on cyberbullies at West High in Ames, Iowa with his positive tweets…

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First Lady Michelle Obama's Words of Wisdom for a Hopeful Tomorrow

In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama made her first official trip overseas in her newly appointed position. During her trip, she visited a girls’ school in England called the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.  There, Mrs. Obama spoke to the students, sharing wonderful words of encouragement and wisdom. She emphasized to them the importance of determination…

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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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Evan Moss – Getting a "Shot at Life as a Regular Kid", Thanks to Mindy the Dog!

For a seven-year-old boy, life can be fun and adventurous – school during the day, sports and other activities on nights and weekends, and lots of playtime with family and friends. But imagine being a boy who can’t do any of those things, because they are too dangerous for you. This was exactly the case for young Evan Moss – due to a…

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Great Sportsmanship Quotes for Kids

“What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.” This quote, from legendary basketball coach John Wooden, defines just what sportsmanship is all about. While it’s great to excel in sports, dance, theater, art, science, or whatever else interests you, it is even greater to excel in character. And…

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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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Diamond the Dog – Her Heroism Truly Makes Her “Man’s Best Friend”!

It is often said that a dog is “man’s best friend”, but in the case of pit bull Diamond, this phrase means much more. Diamond is the pet of the Steen family from Hayward, CA, and the Steens’ love for her is beyond compare. This is because, besides being a wonderful pet and loyal companion, Diamond has also…

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Caine's Arcade…Inviting You and Your Cardboard!

Back in June 2012, we brought you a wonderful story about a boy named Caine and the amazing cardboard arcade he created in the fall of 2011. Now, on October 6, the first anniversary of Caine’s “arcade day” (the day in which a flash mob came to play at Caine’s Arcade), a worldwide event is being held,…

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Abbie Jacobson – A Sweet Reward for a Selfless Act of Compassion!

8-year-old Abbie Jacobson was shopping with her mom one day when she looked down and saw it……a small green purse with a lot of money and jewelry inside. For many young girls, the temptation might have been to keep the newfound treasure. But Abbie….. her first thought was one of compassion. She immediately took the purse to…

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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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