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Rachel's Challenge – Spreading a Legacy of Kindness

Rachel Scott was a girl who was beautiful on the inside and out. She was funny and friendly, and she loved to act and write in her journal. But Rachel was best known for her kindness – she was incredibly kind and uplifting to everyone she met. On April 20, 1999, Rachel’s life came to an end….

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They May Be Dogs, But They’re Heroes Just the Same!

When you think of the word hero, what comes to mind? A soldier? A firefighter? A police officer? How about a dog? Not many people think about dogs being heroes, but in times of trouble many dogs prove just how heroic they can be! Dogs have saved the lives of their owners, warned against danger,…

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Tyler Page – An Ordinary Kid Helping Other Kids Do Extraordinary Things

In 2007, Tyler Page was just a kid watching television with his mom one day.  They were watching an Oprah show about child-trafficking in Ghana. The show said that in Ghana, young kids are sold into slavery and made to work long, hard hours in the country’s fishing trade. Tyler was inspired to take action. He thought he would try to raise…

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Joseph Machado – “Never Too Young to Make a Difference”

A few years ago, Joseph Machado was a kid who did what many other boys his age did – he played sports and rode his bike. But then he got some sports injuries, and he had to be in a wheelchair for over a year. Although it was temporary, Joseph’s wheelchair experience made a lasting impression on his heart. He realized…

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Gabe and Izzy – In Caring For Izzy, Gabe Found Renewed Hope For Herself

Gabrielle Ford (“Gabe”), had been really down on herself. As a girl, she had danced, but then she found out she had a disease called Friedreich’s Ataxia. Her dancing days were done. Because of her disease, Gabe also had to be in a wheelchair, and she had speech problems. As a result, she got bullied so much that she stayed…

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Talia Leman – Just a “Random Kid” Who’s Helping Change the World

When Talia Leman was 10, she thought she was just an ordinary kid. One day, she was watching TV and saw Hurricane Katrina in the news. She felt sad for the people in the hurricane and wanted to help. She set a goal of raising $1 million and came up with a plan. Her plan was called “TLC” – Trick-or-treating for…

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Ashlee Smith – Bringing Back Toys and Hope to Kids Who Have Lost Them

When Ashlee Smith was young, she suffered a tragedy. Her family had a house fire, and Ashlee lost her favorite things – her toys. Ashlee’s dad is a firefighter, so Ashlee saw her tragedy happen to other kids as well. In 2007, after her dad fought a bad series of fires, Ashlee decided she wanted to help kids who lost everything in fires. So she started…

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Chelsea Baker, 13 – This Pitching Phenom Is Going Places

Chelsea Baker is no normal 13-year-old. She can throw a fastball 65 miles an hour! And with the help of a great mentor, a retired pro baseball pitcher, Chelsea also learned how to throw a knuckleball. She’s one of the best young pitchers in the country and she’s breaking barriers every day. Chelsea has already thrown two perfect…

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16-Year-Old Sarah Phillips' Tribute For Her Dying Mom Is Now Changing Lives

With her mom in the last hours of a long battle with cervical cancer, 16 Year Old Sarah Phillips kept repeating a line of one of her favorite songs in her head: “You still live on in my father’s eyes”. She went to her room and, spontaneously, decided to sing the song – Autum by pop star Paolo Nutini – into her mobile phone. A few hours later, she was at her mom’s bedside when she mom passed away.

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Alex Holmes – Taking a Stand: From Bullied to Anti-Bullying Leader

Bullying is a worldwide issue. Alex Holmes, a teenager in England who got bullied himself, decided to take a stand.  He invented a role at his school called a “Student Anti-Bullying Coordinator”. Then he started organizing events, creating videos, running campaigns and getting other students involved as ambassadors, event leaders and bully “patrollers”. This changed not only his life, but…

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