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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help The Environment

What’s The Deal? You may see that the environment around us changes every day. In some places, leaves change colors, water freezes, and rain clouds come and go. These are all part of nature. But there are other changes in the environment that are not natural! We cause them! And these changes are not good!…

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Hoshi and Zen – A Fluffy Duo Who Are Friends To The End!

Do you have a great friend?  Someone who is there for you in good times and in bad?  The story of Hoshi and Zen shows the power of friendship. Hoshi is an American Eskimo dog.  He had his eyes removed due to a disease when he was 11 years old. He is now blind. Lucky for…

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Napoleon and Rojo – A Hairy Couple Bringing Joy to the Sick

Rojo and Napoleon are an interesting couple. One is a llama and the other is an alpaca and are they great friends. But that is not all that is unique about this pair. In fact, what is far more interesting is how they inspire people everywhere they go! These two cool mammals mission is to bring…

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Sean Lesniak – 11 Year Old is Making Waves to Save Sharks!

Like many young people, 11 year old Sean Lesniak is fascinated with sharks.  However, Sean is not just interested in learning about them and watching them, but about helping them to survive. Sean’s passion for sharks started very early in life.  When Sean was just 3 years old, while watching Shark Week, he learned that…

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Horses That Help: Meet Inspiring Horses That Change Lives

If you have a pet, you know that animals can be great friends and loyal companions. In fact, some animals are trained to be companions to those in need, such as the blind. You have probably heard of a guide dog, but have you ever heard of a guide horse or therapeutic horse??? Just like…

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Xena and Jonny – A Boy and A Dog Change Each Others Lives Forever

Jonny Hickey is a boy from Georgia who is helping to change the world.  Jonny has autism. When he was young, he was very quiet and found it hard to talk and be with other people.  He was not very happy and had a difficult time in school. While trying to help her son in every way possible,…

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Molly the Pony – Inspiring Hope, One Gallop at a Time!

There once was a pony named Molly, who lived with her owners in Louisiana. But then came Hurricane Katrina… After Hurricane Katrina, Molly was on her own, her owners nowhere to be found in the aftermath of the terrible storm. Within a few weeks, she was rescued and taken to a farm. But there Molly…

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Polar Bear Camp? Inspiring Kids to Make a Difference with the Environment

Well, it’s not exactly a camp run by polar bears! It’s more like a camp run every year during polar bear migration time. And it’s run by Polar Bears International (PBI). Polar Bears International is the world’s leading polar bear protection group.  They focus on saving bears from the many problems they face in the modern world.  These…

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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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10 Inspiring Quotes for Kids About Animals and Pets

Animals are some of the greatest friends and companions that we have.  Beyond friendship, they provide us with food, entertainment and love.  Some people, such as farmers, the blind and the sick, depend on them to live their lives.  How we treat and respect animals reflects who we are as people and also as nation….

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