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Jessica Long

Jessica Long – “The Only Disability in Life is a Negative Attitude”

Jessica Long, from Baltimore, Maryland, USA is a champion by all definitions of the word. She is one of the world’s most decorated swimmers.  Jessica was the youngest athlete, at 12 years old, to win a Paralympics medal. And she is now on a mission to inspire the next generation of Paralympic athletes.  But her…

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George Grimwade

George Grimwade – A Giant On the Field; A Giant Heart Off the Field

George Grimwade was a giant on the field and off of it. An award-winning football player at Samford University in Alabama, Grimwade stands over 6‘8“ tall and weighs over 300 pounds! But it was his big heart off the field that really showed what a giant human being he is. George has always had a…

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no arms no problem meet richie parker nascar champion

No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult.  His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him to not only live independently,…

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Chris Nikic

Chris Nikic – An Ironman Inside and Out!

Chris Nikic just did the impossible! At least what people thought was impossible. But apparently, he did not get the message! Chris, a 21-year-old young man from Maitland, Florida, completed an Ironman triathlon. An Ironman consists of a 112 mile run a 2.4-mile swim and a 26.2-mile run. While this is an amazing accomplishment for…

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Grit

Quotes for Kids About Grit

Have you ever had a big goal? Like running a 5K race? Building a go-kart? Learning a new instrument? Becoming an actor or actress? Getting a perfect grade in one or more of your classes? Sometimes, new things like this can feel very hard. They push us and challenge us. We may fail several times….

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Tommy Rhomberg

Tommy Rhomberg – 12 Year Old Goes to Bat for Storm Victims!

After a 140 MPH “derecho” storm tore through his town in Iowa, 12 Year Old Tommy Rhomberg decided to help victims recover.  And he has done it with baseball bats.  Yes, baseball bats!  Let’s find out how. As Tommy told CBS News, he felt like he needed to do something when he realized how lucky…

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Hunger Leininger

Hunter Leininger – World’s Youngest Adventure Racer Inspires Kids To Chase Their Dreams

Hunter Leininger, from Canton, Georgia, USA has been adventure racing since he was 7 years old.  Now, at age 19, he has set world records, traveled around the globe, and completed over 50 races! And he is now on a mission to inspire other young people to follow their own dreams. Adventure Racing is a…

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John OLeary

John O’Leary – How A 9 Year Old Burn Survivor Rose from the Ashes

When he was 9 years old, John O’Leary, from St. Louis, Missouri, was playing in his garage when his parents weren’t home.  He lit a match then put it in a gas can to see what would happen.  It created a big explosion and set him on fire. John was burned, severely, over 95% of…

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Dude Perfect

Dude Perfect – An Empire Built Upon Faith, Friendship, Fortitude and Fun!

You may have heard of Dude Perfect. They are 5 guys who have figured out to make crazy tricks shots and have fun for a living! Not bad, right? They are so good at what they do, they have one of the top 10 channels on YouTube. It all sounds really good. But their real story…

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Jennifer Bricker

Jennifer Bricker – Gymnast Born Without Legs Shows That 'Everything is Possible'

The story of Jennifer Bricker is one of the most amazing ones we have have ever featured on IMK! It is full of both great life lessons and great surprises. It is a story everyone should know. Jennifer was born in Romania without any legs. She was later adopted by a loving American family, the Bricker’s, and…

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