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Emily Buell – Helping Disabled Students with her College Bound Canines!

It’s that time of year again……back-to-school time! For kindergarteners through those heading off to college, it’s a time of new beginnings and new challenges. But for students with disabilities, especially those entering college, the challenges of a new school year may be overwhelming.  High school student Emily Buell realized this, and she decided to do something about…

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Olivia Bouler – Her Passion is "For the Birds"!

12-year-old Olivia Bouler has always had a love of two things – artistry, namely drawing and painting, and the birds she sees as she and her family enjoy the outdoors. In particular, Olivia loves the birds she sees when visiting family in the Gulf of Mexico. So when the Gulf of Mexico suffered a major oil spill in…

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The Kiran Centre – A Place Where "Souls Rise to the Surface"!

On a typical day at the Kiran Centre in India, among other things, you will find one person learning to make toys, another studying literature and learning public speaking, and yet another playing on a trampoline! The Kiran Centre is a wonderful place where skills are taught, talents are developed, and lives are greatly improved for the…

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It's Independence Day! Fun Facts to Help You Celebrate

Independence Day, the day when we celebrate the birth of America, is here! In towns across America, people celebrate Independence Day with parades, barbecues, and of course, fireworks! But do you know the actual history of this holiday, its significance, and when it got recognized as a holiday? This video and the additional resources below will tell you…

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Aisha Chaudhary – Hopeful, Determined, and Wise Beyond Her Years!

In many ways, Aisha Chaudhary is a typical 15-year-old girl – she likes to dance, is interested in modeling, and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dogs. But in one very significant way, Aisha is different – you see, she has a rare immune deficiency disorder and was not expected to even live to her…

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Julia Bluhm – Setting a New Standard for Beauty!

Julia Bluhm is a typical teenage girl – she hangs out with her friends in middle school, she enjoys dancing, and she likes to read teen magazines like Seventeen. And, like many other teenage girls, she is affected by what she sees in the pages of those teen magazines. She recognized that the girls shown in…

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Adele's Literacy Library – Bringing the Joy of Reading to All Kids!

Like many teenage girls, Adele Taylor has a passion for reading. However, for Adele, simply reading on her own was not enough. Adele’s passion for reading made her realize that all kids should be able to have the gift of reading, and that reading could help kids be successful in life. And that inspired her…

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Earth Day 2012 – Taking Care of Our Home and Preserving Our Future

Every spring, on April 22, the world marks one of its most important observances – Earth Day! Why is it so significant? Earth Day is extremely important because it’s all about the future of the planet we call home! Earth Day celebrates the earth we have and strongly encourages all people to help take care of our…

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Gillian Lynne – Born to Dance Magically and Help Others Do the Same!

When Gillian Lynne was a young girl, she struggled in school. She had a hard time focusing and fidgeted a lot, so much so that her mother took her to a doctor to get help. And help the doctor did, but not in the way Gillian’s mother expected……the doctor turned on a radio and left Gillian alone in the…

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A Friendship Like No Other – Achieving Greatness Through "The Pact"

There’s a line in a popular Beatles song that sings “I get by with a little help from my friends”. Well, in the lives of Dr. Sampson Davis, Dr. George Jenkins, and Dr. Rameck Hunt, the friends did a lot more than just help each other get by. You see, these men grew up as poor inner city kids,…

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