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Kamael Sugrim – "mPowering" the Poor to Improve their Lives!

Kamael Sugrim graduated from Stanford University in 2005. As such, she was lucky enough to be present for the famous commencement address Steve Jobs gave at Stanford that year. In fact, it was Steve Jobs’ speech that inspired Kamael to take part in founding an organization called mPowering that helps change the lives of those who need it…

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Pick Up America – Cleaning Up Our Country, One Piece of Trash at a Time!

Have you ever walked along a sidewalk, saw trash lying there, and picked it up? If so, you’ve helped clean up the environment and make the world a little bit better! This concept is just what inspired Jeff Chen and Davey Rogner to create Pick Up America. Pick Up America is an organization that does walking tours of…

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A Tribute to Dear Old Dad……

As we approach the holiday season, we celebrate and remember the importance of family. One of the most significant, special members of a family is a father. Dads serve faithfully in their roles as caregivers, mentors, playmates, providers, advice-givers,  guiding forces………the list goes on and on. In order to honor these incredibly special family leaders, here are some tributes to…

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Glee's Imagine: An Inspirational Song Sung in an Amazing Way

The television show “Glee” is very popular, and the music it plays each week makes its viewers laugh, cry, and feel good all over. Never has this been more true than in the episode of the show in which the characters sang the song “Imagine” by John Lennon. The song “Imagine”, with its message of peace, is…

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Dory Gannes – Helping Children in Need Through The Olevolos Project

When Dory Gannes was eight years old, she and her family took a trip to East Africa. The poverty and poor living conditions she saw there were very different from her life back in America, and this touched her deeply. But what she didn’t know at the time was just how much that experience would affect…

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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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Point Hope – A Voice for Forgotten Children

One hot summer night many years ago, radio personality Delilah Rene Luke was broadcasting in Philadelphia, PA. Jokingly, she described for her listeners a place in Alaska called Point Hope where they might seek refreshment from the hot temperatures. Later, she reflected on her joke, and she realized that the name Point Hope could truly mean…

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Dylan Mahalingam – A Worldwide Phenomenon at Only 16!

Dylan Mahalingam is 16 years old, and in many ways he is a typical teenage boy. He plays sports, is a black-belt in karate, enjoys math and science in school, and loves to play musical instruments. But in one very important way, Dylan is anything but typical. You see, Dylan also spends a large amount…

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Hands Across the Water – Reaching Out to Those in Need!

In 2005, Peter Baines was an Australian police officer and forensic expert who was asked to help with recovery efforts in Thailand after the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. This was a tsunami that came out of the Indian Ocean and killed more than 300,000 people. When Peter went to Thailand, he was heartbroken at what he saw, and he wanted to…

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Shining Bright Through "The Sparkle Effect"

On the outside, Sarah Cronk and Sarah Herr were typical teenage girls – they were pretty and popular and cheerleaders on their high school varsity cheerleading squad. But on the inside, these girls were something much more. Instead of simply enjoying their cheerleading squad status, the Sarahs wanted other kids to be able to share in the special feeling as…

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