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Molly the Horse

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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Braylon O’Neill – When Lifes Throws a Curveball, Hit it Out of the Park

Braylon O’Neill likes to do the same things that many other athletic 6-year-old boys do. His is super active.  He enjoys sports like baseball, gymnastics, swimming, golf, and tennis. He also likes to run. The only thing different about Braylon is that he does all of this using two prosthetic (or artificial) legs! Braylon was born…

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The Panyee Football Club – A Near-Impossible Dream Realized

Once upon a time, there was a group of boys who wanted to play soccer……… This might not sound like the start of a typical fairy tale of wishes and magic. But for the boys of the Panyee Football Club, this was the beginning of their dream come true. Only their dream came true not through…

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Dr. Mae Jemison – 'Daring Makes a Difference' for the First Black Woman Astronaut

Dr. Mae Jemison was interested in space and science very early in her life.  From her childhood home in Chicago, she dreamed of traveling to outer space and assumed that she would! Even though many people questioned her interest in science, she persevered and followed her passion.  Jemison went on to attend Stanford University to…

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Jack Andraka- Master Inventor and Innovator at 15 Years Old

Jack Andraka is no ordinary 15 year old kid. He’s accomplished more than most will in a lifetime. Jack won the top award at Intel ISEF 2012 for his creation of a new, non-invasive method to detect early-stage pancreatic cancer and other forms of cancer. His passion for finding a method for early detection of…

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Leonardo da Vinci – A Man of Timeless Inspiration

Most people are familiar with the name Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man of the 15th and 16th centuries. But many don’t fully realize just how much this amazing man achieved in his lifetime! Here are just some of Leonardo’s incredible accomplishments: scientist artist inventor military engineer innovative machine designer and creator toymaker theatre costume…

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Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 4/1/2013

Check out Richard Turere, a 13 year old Kenyan boy and inventor. When Lions were attacking his family’s livestock, he invented a solar powered lighting system to keep the predators away!   By creating a new way to protect his cattle, he not only solved his own problem, but also helped save the lives of many…

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Want to Change the World? Learn How to Code!

Do you like using computers? Online games? Apps? Tablets? If so, you are not alone. Most kids today are big users and fans of technology. But where do all of these awesome games, websites and apps come from? All of them, in some way, were created by computer programmers or “coders”. Bill Gates, the founder…

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Inspiring Videos of the Week – 2/25/13

Check out Mitchell Marcus, basketball team manager for the Coronado Thunderbirds in El Paso, Texas and the amazing sportsmanship displayed during his final game. Learn about the amazing creativity and perseverance of The Helicopter Man, Agustin, a poor villager from Honduras who has been following his dream to build a helicopter, from pieces of trash,…

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Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com Talks About Kindness and Making Good Choices

In 1995, Jeff Bezos left a safe job that he was doing well at to take a big risk. He started a company to sell books online at a time when few products were being sold on the internet. The company he started is Amazon.com and now they sell everything from Groceries to Big Screen…

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