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The Buddy Bench – Can an 8 Year Old Boy Change School Playgrounds Forever?

Have you ever felt lonely at recess?  Christian Bucks, a 3rd grader at Roundtown Elementary School in York, PA, is on a mission to end playground loneliness.  And he is making waves with the help of the Buddy Bench. The Buddy Bench is a place where children can go if they have no one to…

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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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Hannah Taylor – The LadyBug Foundation and Passion for the Homeless

When Hannah Taylor was 5, she saw a person on the street eat out of a garbage can. The sight made her sad and angry, but it also did something else – it inspired in her a passion to help people like the one she saw. Hannah began by learning all she could about poverty and…

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Joey Prusak: Dairy Queen Teen Does The Right Thing

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said: “It is always the right time to do the right thing.” Joey Prusak, a teenager from Minnesota and manager of a Dairy Queen, is a person who recently demonstrated that thought. While serving customers at his Dairy Queen recently, Joey observed someone on line drop a $20 bill….

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Inspiring Graduation Speeches For Kids and Students

A good graduation speech can provide great wisdom and inspiration on how to pursue your dreams and become the best version of yourself. Below are several speeches that focus not about success and making money, but following your passions, being kind and making a difference in people’s lives. From Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos to First Lady…

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Great Respect Quotes for Kids and Students

Showing respect for others is one of the most important values in the world.  It means showing care for another person or thing, like the environment. Without respect, everything around you would be less peaceful.  There would be more wars, more problems and less happiness. You show respect in many ways everyday that you may…

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Nelson Mandela – His Perseverance and Passion Changed The World

Nelson Mandela is an African civil rights leader from South Africa who changed the world for the better. His lifelong goal, similar to Martin Luther King, Jr., was to achieve equal rights for non-white people in his country. He was so dedicated to this cause, that he spent a large portion of his life in…

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Eric Thomas – The "Hip Hop Preacher"

Eric Thomas is an author, educator, minister, activist, and motivational speaker. However, he is also known by another name……..the “Hip Hop Preacher”. Eric is known by this name because of his unique, down-to-earth, “tell it like it is” style of speaking. In addition to his speaking style, one of the reasons Eric is able to inspire so…

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Jaime Escalante – He Taught "Unteachable" Students to Shine!

Jaime Escalante was a Bolivian teacher who came to America in search of a better life. Once in America, he worked hard to learn English and educate himself in American teaching standards in order to succeed as a teacher in this country. Because of his struggles, Jaime understood the value of hard work and determination in achieving…

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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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