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Role Model Videos of the Week (12/3/12)

Here are 3 new stories and role models we learned about last week involving some very inspiring people! Meet Savannah Maddison Ogden a South Florida Girl who inspires kids to send 10,000 letters To troops In Afghanistan:   Learn about New York City Police Officer Larry DePrimo who bought shoes for a homeless man on…

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Memorial Day – Honoring Some of America's Bravest Heroes

On the last Monday of May each year, America observes a very special and significant occasion – Memorial Day. Although many Americans mark the occasion with festivities related to the beginning of the summer, most importantly the day represents a time to remember and honor those who have selflessly served as veterans in America’s military forces. Without the courage and…

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Freedom Service Dogs – Taking "Man's Best Friend" to a Whole New Level!

It is often said that dogs are man’s best friend. Well, this has never been more true than with a very special group of dogs called Freedom Service Dogs. These dogs, who originally come from shelters, are specially trained to be able to help people with everyday tasks. And the people they help? Disabled veterans! When Freedom…

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Rescue Dogs: Some of the World's Bravest Heroes!

When you think of a hero, who comes to mind? A firefighter saving a family from a fire? A soldier fighting in a war? How about a dog? Although many think of dogs simply as family pets and faithful companions, the reality is that oftentimes, dogs heroically come to the rescue just when they’re needed…

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Ben Dunlap Discusses the Impact of His Hungarian Mentor

Wofford College president Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who taught him about passionate living and lifelong learning.

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Sargeant Merlin German – A Profile in Courage and Perseverance

In 2005, while serving in Iraq, Sargeant Merlin German nearly died in a roadside bombing. He suffered severe burns over most of his body. But he bravely battled back and was awarded the Purple Heart. In April 2008, German died suddenly after a procedure to graft skin onto his lip. He was only 22 years old. This…

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