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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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Memorial Day – Honoring Some of America's Bravest Heroes

On the last Monday of May each year, America observes a very special and significant occasion – Memorial Day. Although many Americans mark the occasion with festivities related to the beginning of the summer, most importantly the day represents a time to remember and honor those who have selflessly served as veterans in America’s military forces. Without the courage and…

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Cory Booker – Walking the Walk to Give Newark New Hope!

Cory Booker is a politician, currently serving as the mayor of Newark, NJ. However, in his political life, Cory is anything but typical. During a time when people often feel that politicians don’t understand their needs, Cory has shown that his understanding is very real. You see, despite being mayor, Cory chose to live in the same poor conditions that many of his…

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Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime Trip to WWII Memorial

Many athletes devote their time and money to kids’ charities. But two-time Olympic gold skier and ex-pro football player Jeremy Bloom spends his time helping seniors. In 2008, inspired by his grandmother, Bloom founded Wish of a Lifetime. Since then he has made countless dreams come true for low-income seniors. In March 2010, Jeremy and his team took…

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