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Abbey Curran: Not Only Miss Iowa, But 'Miss You Can Do It'

Abbey Curran was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that causes issues with muscle tone, posture and movement.  When she was a child, she was told that she would never walk without holding onto something. Then, in her teens, long after she had conquered walking, she wanted to try out something much more aggressive: competing in…

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11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer – Building a Lemonade Empire with Love and Bees!

11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer from Texas is building a lemonade empire, and hoping to save honey bees in the process! It all started when Mikaila was 4 years old and she was stung by a bee twice in one week! This prompted her to become very scared whenever bees were near. In order to help her…

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Great Justice Quotes for Kids

“That’s not fair!”  You may have said this 1 or 1,000 times in your life, right?  Or maybe even 1,000 timea last week! Justice helps us figure out what is fair, what is right and what is wrong. When justice is working, everyone feels like they are being treated fairly.  Rules and laws help people figure…

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Quotes About Failure for Kids and Students

Failure?  This does not seem like the kind of topic to find on InspireMyKids!  But lets take a deeper look. If you were to study the people who have had the greatest impact on the world, you will find a few things in common.  At IMK, we have focused many of our stories on the habits…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Man with a Dream

Every year in mid-January, America celebrates a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By many counts, Dr. King was just an ordinary man – a husband, a father, and a pastor at his church. But his incredible dedication to a great cause made him also an inspirational world-changer worthy of the highest honor. Throughout his adult life,…

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Great Empathy Quotes for Kids and Students

Empathy is trying to understand what another person is feeling.  It is seeing the world through another’s eyes.   It helps people to get along better and to feel better. Having empathy is a key ingredient to becoming the  best person you can be.  You can practice empathy by: listening to someone rather than trying…

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Chris Dempsey – The More You Give, The More You Live

Over the years, we have featured many inspiring stories of people who have given their time, talents and money to help others. Chris Dempsey, of Frankfort, Illinois is now one of those people. Chris learned about a woman, Heather Krueger, who had liver disease. Heather had only two months to live. Chris had learned a…

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Quotes about Giving and Generosity for Kids

As Calvin Coolidge once said, “No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave.” Success in life comes does not come from what we have, but from what we give. Giving someone a present is one type of generosity.  But, giving your time, your talents or your friendship can make…

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Books With No Bounds…Teen Sisters on a Mission!

Teenage sisters Emma and Julia Mogus, from Oakville, Ontario, Canada, grew up having a passion for reading. They read thousands of books. And they just assumed that all kids had access to a wide variety of books in their home, school and library. This is why, a few years back, when they learned that children in some areas…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Animals!

What’s The Big Deal? Some animals are overpopulated all over the world, such as cats and dogs. Where you live, you may see a lost dog or a cat roaming the streets. You may worry that they could be hit by a car. Fortunately, at least some of these animals have homes. But wild animals do not…

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