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Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!

Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a teenager, he invented a special…

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Great Responsibility Quotes For Kids

When you think of the word “responsibility”, what comes to mind? Getting your school assignments done on time? Helping your family with the daily chores? Watching out for your little brother or sister? Responsibility definitely means all those things, but it means something more too.  Responsibility is also about looking inside yourself and doing all you can to be the best…

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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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Great Leadership Quotes for Kids

Anyone can be a leader and the world definitely needs lots more good leaders! What is leadership? It is all around you and shows up in many ways.  Leadership is… Doing the right thing without being asked or when no one is watching Helping others in need Guiding others on the right path Setting a…

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Horses That Help: Meet Inspiring Horses That Change Lives

If you have a pet, you know that animals can be great friends and loyal companions. In fact, some animals are trained to be companions to those in need, such as the blind. You have probably heard of a guide dog, but have you ever heard of a guide horse or therapeutic horse??? Just like…

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Arushi Madan – A 16 Year Old "Green Machine" Changing Her Community With Environmental Passion

Sixteen year old Arushi Madan from the United Arab Emirates just celebrated her 16th birthday. When you hear about all that she has done to help the environment in her sixteen years, you may not believe her age!   Like many young people we feature on IMK, Arushi’s accomplishments stem from her passion.  In her case, it…

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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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Great Habit Quotes For Kids

A habit is defined by Wikipedia as a “settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.” Habits are a big deal.  Your habits, or rituals, become who you are.  Choose and practice good habits and things will go well for you.  Choose and practice bad habits and you will face…

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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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Heros Among Us: Like Most Teachers, Sonya Romero Does Anything for Her Kids

You may have noticed something about most of your teachers. They care about you.  A lot.  Although you may not realize it, they spend a lot of their own time, money and energy to help their students become their best. Yet, rarely do teachers receive extraordinary praise for their extraordinary kindness, giving and caring. Why…

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