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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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Chris Nikic

Chris Nikic – An Ironman Inside and Out!

Chris Nikic just did the impossible! At least what people thought was impossible. But apparently, he did not get the message! Chris, a 21-year-old young man from Maitland, Florida, completed an Ironman triathlon. An Ironman consists of a 112 mile run a 2.4-mile swim and a 26.2-mile run. While this is an amazing accomplishment for…

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Quotes for Kids About Grit

Have you ever had a big goal? Like running a 5K race? Building a go-kart? Learning a new instrument? Becoming an actor or actress? Getting a perfect grade in one or more of your classes? Sometimes, new things like this can feel very hard. They push us and challenge us. We may fail several times….

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Tommy Rhomberg

Tommy Rhomberg – 12 Year Old Goes to Bat for Storm Victims!

After a 140 MPH “derecho” storm tore through his town in Iowa, 12 Year Old Tommy Rhomberg decided to help victims recover.  And he has done it with baseball bats.  Yes, baseball bats!  Let’s find out how. As Tommy told CBS News, he felt like he needed to do something when he realized how lucky…

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Alyssa Carson

Alyssa Carson: Teenage Astronaut in Training Aims to Be Among First Humans on Mars!

When she was just 3 years old, Alyssa Carson took an interest in the planet Mars while watching an episode of the Backyardigans. From that moment, her lifelong passion and curiosity in space began! At a very young age, Alyssa, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA started to do all things space! Here are some of…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Curiosity!

What is curiosity? Before diving into our quotes for kids about curiosity, let’s first understand what it is all about! Curiosity makes the world what it is today. It is a strong desire to know or learn something. If there weren’t curious people out there would be no clothes, no cars, no medicine, no internet,…

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Avani Perez

Avani Perez – 11 Year Old Saves Grandparents at Sea!

Avani Perez, an 11 year old boy, is a sixth-grader at Nativity Catholic School in Hollywood, Florida, USA.  He was fishing with his grandparents on their boat off the coast of Southern Florida.  When their anchor became tangled, both grandparents jumped into the Atlantic Ocean to help free it. Shortly after they entered the ocean,…

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Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg – Teen Climate Activist Uses Her Asperger’s Gift to Change the World!

Greta Thunberg, a Teen Climate Activist, from Stockholm, Sweden, was just 8 years old when she learned about the science of climate change. She did not understand why so little was being done to protect the world’s environment. By the time she was 11, she decided it was time to make some change herself.  Greta…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg – A Supreme Inspiration

Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her life fighting for women to be treated equally.  In doing so, she became an inspiring role model for women and girls around the world. Her passion for women’s rights began when she was young.  She started off her adult life having trouble finding a job.  Even though she was smart,…

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Hunger Leininger

Hunter Leininger – World’s Youngest Adventure Racer Inspires Kids To Chase Their Dreams

Hunter Leininger, from Canton, Georgia, USA has been adventure racing since he was 7 years old.  Now, at age 19, he has set world records, traveled around the globe, and completed over 50 races! And he is now on a mission to inspire other young people to follow their own dreams. Adventure Racing is a…

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