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Khloe Kares – 9 Year Old Khloe Thompson 'Kares' for the Homeless

During her walk to school each day in Irvine, California, 9 year old Khloe Thompson passes by many homeless women. But instead of just avoiding them, Khloe did something different.  She asked her mom what she could do to help them? This is when Khloe Kares was born! With her grandma’s help, Khloe makes ‘Kare Bags’…

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Ruby Bridges – The 6-year-old Girl Who Changed American History

You may have never heard of Ruby Bridges. But if you are a student in a public school, there is a good chance that she has impacted your life and the lives of your classmates. She did so by her brave actions 55 years ago. In 1960, at age 6, Ruby’s parents volunteered her to participate…

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Zion Harvey – New Hands and New Hope!

Nine-year-old Zion Harvey from Maryland is, hands down, one of the most amazing kids you’ll ever meet! He recently made medical history as the first child to have double hand transplant surgery! When Zion was a toddler, his hands and feet had to be removed due to a bad infection. While he never let this stop…

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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 – 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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Katie Ledecky – Olympic Champion Has No Secret to Her Success

Katie Ledecky, from Bethesda, Maryland, is still a teenager, yet she has won 5 Olympic Medals and 9 World Championships in her sport of swimming! How did she do all of this at such a young age? The secret, according to Katie, is that there is no secret! For one thing, she started young. Katie…

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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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An Attitude of Gratitude

Do you ever feel sorry for yourself? Or are you jealous of what another person has? Do you want a lot of things that you don’t have? Maybe you should change the way you are thinking? Maybe you are just not grateful enough for all that you DO have. Watch this brief video and think…

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Cecily Mohamed and Krysten Muir – Two Teenagers Who Are Kicking Down Barriers!

They live on opposite sides of the United States, but they are bound by courage, dedication, hard work and talent. In fact, these two teenage girls are in a whole different league! You see, Cecily Mohamed and Krysten Muir happen to be the starting kickers for their high school varsity football teams! Each of them has…

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Lilly Diuble – 12 Year Old Girl Going Blind Has Great Vision to Help Others

At birth, Lilly Diuble was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare disease that causes people to go blind and deaf.  At 12 years old, Lilly still has some sight and hearing, but it is fading. Yet, her condition has not led her into a world of pity, but one of giving and living life to…

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