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Caleb Swanigan

Caleb Swanigan – From Homeless and Hopeless to The Best Hoopster In the Nation

Four years ago, Caleb Swanigan was an a overweight, homeless, teenager.  He weighed 360 pounds before he entered 8th grade. He grew up in Indiana and Utah, but rarely stayed in the same place long. In fact he went to four middle schools and nine elementary schools. But then, something changed.  He was adopted.  And his…

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Do One Thing: Motivate Others to Move!

Want to Make a Difference? Sure, it’s a big world out there, but you can start by stirring up some inspiration right in your own house, school, or neighborhood. In this new feature, InspireMyKids will be challenging you to do one thing that makes a positive change in the world–and giving you the goods on…

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Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin is now a 21 year old girl from Colorado.  She is also the youngest World Cup ski champion in the history of the USA and a 3 time winner of the World Cup.  Yet, her goal has never been to win championships but just to keep getting better at what she does. So,…

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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers – Underappreciated, Underdog, Unbelievable

For many years, Aaron Rodgers has been among the top rated quarterbacks in the National Football League. He is also a Super Bowl Champion and MVP. But his success did not come easy. In fact, Rodgers was not even offered a scholarship to play college football. And he almost quit football to study law. His…

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Simone Biles

Simone Biles – An Olympic Champion Who Worked Her Way To The Top

Nineteen year old Simone Biles is one of the best gymnasts who has ever lived. She has won more Olympic medals than any other American gymnast.  And while she now makes gymnastics look simple, her road to the top was anything but easy! When she was young, Simone’s parents were not able to take care of…

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Sky Sudberry

Sky Sudberry – 10 Year Old Golf Champion Has The Right Attitude

Did you know that there is a World Championship held each year for children who play golf?  Sky Sudberry knows about it because, along with thousands of other kids from around the world, she has participated in it several times. Sky is a 5th grader at The Woodlands Preparatory School near Houston, Texas. She is also…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Hard Work and Doing Your Best

Sometimes, doing your best work or trying your hardest at something is difficult.  It may have to do with trying to do something new for the first time, like a new sport or activity at school.  It may have to do with doing homework for a subject that is not your favorite or is not…

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Inspiring Quotes for Young Athletes

Do you play sports? If you do, then you know the value of hard work, commitment, and determination in achieving success.  Playing sports can help you learn the importance of these values. Sports can also teach you so much about yourself and the world around you. It can help you develop good character, values and habits early on…

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Great Quotes for Kids about Patience and Self Control

“Patience” is word that you have probably heard a lot!  But you may wonder…”what on earth is patience, and why does everyone keep telling me to have it?” Patience is waiting for something or someone.  It is accepting delay without getting angry or upset. It is waiting for someone else to speak when you have something to…

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Nicholas Lowinger

Nicholas Lowinger – Incredible Teen Has Sole for the Homeless

When he was just 5 years old, Nicholas Lowinger visited a homeless shelter with his mom. While there, he wanted to show off his new light up shoes. However, with his mom’s guidance, he realized this would not be a good idea. That is because when he looked around, many of the kids did not have…

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