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From Childhood Stutterer to Darth Vader and Beyond!

Did you know that Darth Vader used to stutter? And so did Mufasa from The Lion King! How could these rough and tough characters stutter? Why have you never heard of this before? The answer is that both parts were played by the actor James Earl Jones. And when he was young, before he became…

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Great Creativity Quotes for Kids!

Do you like to think about things that don’t yet exist? Do you like to solve problems or invent things? Do you like new ideas, trying new things, building, writing, drawing or acting?  All of these, are your creativity at work! Creativity is one of the superpowers that can help you become the best version…

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8 Year Old Nia Mya Reese Becomes A Best Selling Author!

When Nia Mya Reese was asked to write a story for class at at Deer Valley Elementary School in Birmingham, Alabama, she chose a topic that she was an expert in: how to handle annoying little brothers!  Nia Mya apparently had learned many lessons in this area, dealing with her 5 year old brother, Ronald…

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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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Great Quotes for Kids About Curiosity

What is curiosity? It is a strong desire to know or learn something.  Curiosity makes the world what it is today. If there weren’t curious people out there would be no clothes, no cars, no medicine, no internet and no recipes! In fact, you might live in a cave! Take a moment to look around you. Almost…

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African Children's Choir – Using the Power of Music to Change Lives

The African Children’s Choir is made up of children from the continent of Africa who are 7 to 10 years old.  They have incredible voices and spirit that amaze audiences everywhere they go!   And they go lots of places.  All around the world.  And not only do they travel a lot, but they perform for…

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PS22 Chorus – 5th Graders Use the Gift of Music to Help and Inspire

The PS22 Chorus, from Staten Island, New York, is made up of about 60 to 70 5th grade students. Students are chosen to be in the choir after auditions each year. They practice twice each week. On the surface, they sound and look like many other school choruses around the world. But, in reality, they are actually…

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Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 3/17/2013

Check out Savannah Maddison Ogden, an inspiring 11 year old girl from South Florida who started Savannah’s Soldiers letter writing campaign to help soldiers overseas.  Savannah came up with this great idea after she found out that her best friend’s dad was being deployed and now it has spread to impact hundreds of kids and…

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Chi Chi Monet – 9 Year Old Rapper With a Great Rap!

Chi Chi Monet is a 9 year old singer and rapper from the Washington, DC area who is using her musical talent to inspire other kids to make good choices.  She focuses on issues like Bullying, Stranger Danger and Eating Well. Chi Chi became interested in music when she was just two years old.  Her…

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Phiona Mutesi – African Chess Champion Arises from the Slums

Phiona Mutesi is a young woman from Africa and a true underdog.   She is from one of the poorest towns, Katwe, in one of the poorest countries in the world, Uganda.  She must walk hours to fill a jug with drinking water.   She lives with her family in a small 10 foot by…

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