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Apollo 11 Moon Landing – "One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind"

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These were the words astronaut Neil Armstrong spoke on July 20, 1969, as he became the first man to ever step foot on the moon. On that historic day, after years of research and careful planning, the dream of reaching and exploring the moon…

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Katie's Krops – Her Gardens Grow to Help Thousands!

Katie Stagliano was in third grade when she took part in a special school project. For the project, she brought home a cabbage seedling, planted it, and nurtured it as it grew. Under her care, her cabbage grew incredibly big, weighing in at 40 pounds! Katie decided to donate her huge cabbage to a soup kitchen, and it ended up feeding…

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Dory Gannes – Helping Children in Need Through The Olevolos Project

When Dory Gannes was eight years old, she and her family took a trip to East Africa. The poverty and poor living conditions she saw there were very different from her life back in America, and this touched her deeply. But what she didn’t know at the time was just how much that experience would affect…

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Cory Booker – Walking the Walk to Give Newark New Hope!

Cory Booker is a politician, currently serving as the mayor of Newark, NJ. However, in his political life, Cory is anything but typical. During a time when people often feel that politicians don’t understand their needs, Cory has shown that his understanding is very real. You see, despite being mayor, Cory chose to live in the same poor conditions that many of his…

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Point Hope – A Voice for Forgotten Children

One hot summer night many years ago, radio personality Delilah Rene Luke was broadcasting in Philadelphia, PA. Jokingly, she described for her listeners a place in Alaska called Point Hope where they might seek refreshment from the hot temperatures. Later, she reflected on her joke, and she realized that the name Point Hope could truly mean…

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InspireMyKids Posts – Our Top Eleven Picks!

In November 2011, InspireMyKids will celebrate our first full year of inspiring kids! Now that this first anniversary is upon us, it’s time to look back on this amazing first year and reflect on which posts have made the greatest impact. In that spirit, here are what we believe to be the top eleven InspireMyKids posts thus…

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Got Faith? You Will After You Meet Faith…The Two-Legged Dog

A two-legged dog who has learned to walk on her own is inspiring disabled soldiers all over the globe and showing them that anything is possible. Faith, an 8-year old labrador-chow mix, has become a frequent visitor at army bases and hospitals around the country and the world, where she inspires disabled veterans to push forward….

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Soldier Surprises Daughter at School

Air Force Master Sergeant Joseph Myers hoped to see his daughter while she was still in 4th grade. On the next-to-last day of school, he got his wish. He was reunited with Hannah after spending 350 days away from home in Iraq. As you can see in the pictures, Hannah was caught completely off-guard by the surprise. Hannah…

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Dylan Mahalingam – A Worldwide Phenomenon at Only 16!

Dylan Mahalingam is 16 years old, and in many ways he is a typical teenage boy. He plays sports, is a black-belt in karate, enjoys math and science in school, and loves to play musical instruments. But in one very important way, Dylan is anything but typical. You see, Dylan also spends a large amount…

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It's Halloween Time! Frighteningly Fun Facts About This Festive Holiday

Halloween is almost here, and you know what that means – jack o’lanterns, costumes, spooky ghosts and witches, and best of all lots of candy! But do you know how Halloween first came to be celebrated in America and how the numerous Halloween traditions got their start? See the video and the additional resources below…

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