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Koni Dole – High School Football Player Returns to Field One Year After Amputation

Koni Dole is a high school football player at Huntley Project High School in Montana. Just over one year ago, he broke his leg in a game. It was such a bad injury, that his leg became infected and had to be amputated. ‘As soon as I learned I might have to amputate, I started…

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Wilma Rudolph – She Defied the Odds to Achieve Olympic Glory!

As the first American female ever to win three Olympic gold medals, Wilma Rudolph is one of the world’s most celebrated athletes. However, her Olympic success was not easily won – it was the result of incredible strength and determination, as Wilma fought to overcome odds that were stacked high against her. Wilma was born in 1940 into a…

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Terry Fox Captures a Nation’s Attention With Courage and Determination

This is the story of a courageous young man who lost his leg to bone cancer and decided to raise money for cancer by running accross Canada with one leg. His story captured a nations attention and firmly made him a hero for his effort. He raised millions of dollars for cancer research.

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Terry Fox Captures a Nation's Attention With Courage and Determination

This is the story of a courageous young man who lost his leg to bone cancer and decided to raise money for cancer by running accross Canada with one leg. His story captured a nations attention and firmly made him a hero for his effort. He raised millions of dollars for cancer research.

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High School Track Star Crawls Her Way to the Finish Line

Sometimes just finishing the race can be inspiring. That was the case with high school track runner Holland Reynolds! She literally had to muster up enough strength and courage to crawl over the finish line. In doing so, she secured a championship for her team. Her coach is battling ALS and says he’s using what Holland did in…

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Really Good and Really Young: Check Out These Amazing Child Prodigies

A child prodigy is a young person who displays unusual or amazing talent at something. Each of the videos below are of different child prodigies showing their talents. They are all young and amazing at what they do.  As you  will see it takes hard work and dedication to be this good, this young. 11-year-old…

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Inspiring Role Model of the Week (4/24/13) – Drew Bonner: “No. 2 on his back, No. 1 in our hearts”

Check out Drew Bonner, the team manager for the Fairfax (Virginia) High School baseball team and two other sports teams. Drew used to play baseball, but contracted muscular dystrophy which stopped him from being able to play at age 11. Yet, his impact on the team and his school is very clear when watching the…

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Inspiring Role Model of the Week (4/24/13) – Drew Bonner: "No. 2 on his back, No. 1 in our hearts"

Check out Drew Bonner, the team manager for the Fairfax (Virginia) High School baseball team and two other sports teams. Drew used to play baseball, but contracted muscular dystrophy which stopped him from being able to play at age 11. Yet, his impact on the team and his school is very clear when watching the…

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Team Hoyt – Maybe the World’s Most Inspirational Father and Son Team

Note: We originally featured this story in 2010 but wanted to bring back as The Hoyt’s will be honored with a bronze statue at the Boston Marathon this April! This is the story of a father’s incredible devotion to his son.   His son has cerebral palsy. Despite this, they have competed together in over 1,000 athletic events…

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Team Hoyt – Maybe the World's Most Inspirational Father and Son Team

Note: We originally featured this story in 2010 but wanted to bring back as The Hoyt’s will be honored with a bronze statue at the Boston Marathon this April! This is the story of a father’s incredible devotion to his son.   His son has cerebral palsy. Despite this, they have competed together in over 1,000 athletic events…

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