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Lilly Diuble – 12 Year Old Girl Going Blind Has Great Vision to Help Others

At birth, Lilly Diuble was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome, a rare disease that causes people to go blind and deaf.  At 12 years old, Lilly still has some sight and hearing, but it is fading. Yet, her condition has not led her into a world of pity, but one of giving and living life to…

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No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult.  His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him to not only live independently,…

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JJ Watt – Dream Big, Work Hard

Dream Big, Work Hard.  Those four words define NFL player JJ Watt’s approach to life and his recipe for success on and off the field.  Although JJ is perhaps the best defensive player in the NFL he is just as focused on being the best human being he can be. His story is one of…

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Great Fairness Quotes for Kids

Fairness makes the world go around.  Being fair is one of the most important ingredients of being a good person It is also key to making the world a peaceful place. What does fairness mean to you?  Fairness is… Sharing and taking turns Playing fair and by the rules Being honest Compromising Caring and including others…

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Great Quotes For Kids About Humility and Being Humble

It is good to be confident in yourself and to always strive to be the best you can be.  Yet, truly successful people strive not only to be their best, but to be great in how they treat others.and celebrate their talents. For example, you may have seen an athlete who scores a touchdown, drops the ball…

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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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Lauren Hill's Legacy – Find Something to Fight For

You may recall the very inspiring story of Lauren Hill which we brought to InspireMyKids last fall.  If not, please take a moment to check it out now. Lauren was diagnosed with brain cancer just before she was able to fulfill her ultimate dream…to play college basketball. While others might have given up on their dream,…

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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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Vanguard College Prep Shows Sportsmanship Beyond Compare

The Gainesville Torpedoes boys basketball team is not used to having fans at their games. You see, the Torpedoes represent a youth correctional facility, so student fans are not allowed to attend games.  And, for other reasons, student family members often do not attend their games. The Torpedoes had a basketball game coming up at Vanguard…

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Cullen Jones – Olympian Goes From Nearly Drowning to Saving Lives

When Cullen Jones was 5 years old he nearly drowned.  Instead of letting this horrible incident create more fear around water, Cullen decided instead to become a good swimmer. But not just any good swimmer. In case you have not heard of him, Cullen Jones is the first African American to win an Olympic Gold…

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