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'Hurricane Hazel' McCallion : 94 Year Old Former Mayor and Hockey Player Starts Her Next Adventure!

If you search the entire earth, you are likely not to find another person anything like ‘Hurricane’ Hazel McCallion.   Last year, at 93 years old, Hazel finally decided to retire as mayor of a 200,000 person Canadian city, Mississauga.  She was their mayor for 36 years and 12 terms!  As mayor, she was so popular that the last…

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Great Responsibility Quotes For Kids

When you think of the word “responsibility”, what comes to mind? Getting your school assignments done on time? Helping your family with the daily chores? Watching out for your little brother or sister? Responsibility definitely means all those things, but it means something more too.  Responsibility is also about looking inside yourself and doing all you can to be the best…

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Zach Hodskins: One Armed Star Hoopster and Amazing Role Model

Zach Hodskins was born with one arm, but from a very young age he has focused on his ability rather than his disability. He took a love of basketball, a positive attitude, faith and great determination to build his skills to be become one of the top High School players in Georgia. “I just love…

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Horses That Help: Meet Inspiring Horses That Change Lives

If you have a pet, you know that animals can be great friends and loyal companions. In fact, some animals are trained to be companions to those in need, such as the blind. You have probably heard of a guide dog, but have you ever heard of a guide horse or therapeutic horse??? Just like…

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The Buddy Bench – Can an 8 Year Old Boy Change School Playgrounds Forever?

Have you ever felt lonely at recess?  Christian Bucks, a 3rd grader at Roundtown Elementary School in York, PA, is on a mission to end playground loneliness.  And he is making waves with the help of the Buddy Bench. The Buddy Bench is a place where children can go if they have no one to…

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Heros Among Us: Like Most Teachers, Sonya Romero Does Anything for Her Kids

You may have noticed something about most of your teachers. They care about you.  A lot.  Although you may not realize it, they spend a lot of their own time, money and energy to help their students become their best. Yet, rarely do teachers receive extraordinary praise for their extraordinary kindness, giving and caring. Why…

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Alex McKelvey – A First Grader's 600 Acts of Kindness

Alex McKelvey is an 8 year old from Washington who has been doing a awful lot of good lately! For the past year, since her grandmother died, she and her family have performed hundreds of acts of kindness! All of this is to honor the life of her grandmother, Linda, a kind person who always put others…

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Alex McKelvey – A First Grader’s 600 Acts of Kindness

Alex McKelvey is an 8 year old from Washington who has been doing a awful lot of good lately! For the past year, since her grandmother died, she and her family have performed hundreds of acts of kindness! All of this is to honor the life of her grandmother, Linda, a kind person who always put others…

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Great Hero Quotes for Kids

When you think of the word “hero”, who comes to mind? A firefighter? A soldier? A comic-book crimefighter? Well, these do all fit into the category of hero, but many others do as well. For instance, an animal that rescues its family from a fire is most definitely a hero! So is a volunteer who quietly feeds…

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Never Give Up – Minnesota Girls Basketball Team Shows the Power of Perseverance

The Climax-Fisher Knights High School girls basketball team from Minnesota accomplished something that few others teams ever have done. They lost 84 games in a row! That is a lot of losing. During each of those games, though, their coach said they played hard and kept their spirits up. While a few girls quit during…

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