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One Boys Dreams of Being a UPS Driver

One Boys Dreams of Being a UPS Driver

When you ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, you’ll usually get a standard answer: doctor, teacher, nurse, fire fighter, police officer, or whatever mom and dad do for a living. They usually base their future profession around the adults in their immediate world who treat them well and who they look up to. It’s the same for Carson Kight.  Only for this 4 year old from Colorado Springs his hero isn’t from the list…

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We Teach By Example

We Teach By Example

If you had any doubts that babies and toddlers are watching our every move, check out this video. It shows a one year old doing CPR. That’s right! A one year old. Mom and Dad were taking a CPR class and brought their baby along. Through watching these sessions, the baby has put to good use the incredible powers of mimicry. Wonder if she got her certification?

Kid Makes A Thousand Bears

Kid Makes A Thousand Bears

Justin Martin may be the most ambitious little kid around.  When he was 5, he loved his Teddy Bear and he wanted to know if every kid had one just like his.  When he found out the answer was no, he made up his mind.  He was going to make one thousands bears so other kids would be able to know the joy he knows. His parents supported him, though they weren’t sure he was capable of meeting his goal. …

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11 Year Old Wants to Get Rid of the “N” Word

11 Year Old Wants to Get Rid of the “N” Word

You know what the “N” word is.  It’s one of the most hateful things one human being can say to another human being.  Yet, it’s in our music, our conversation, and casually batted around every day. 11 year old, Jonathan McCoy is trying to raise awareness about the harm the word does.  He’s trying to get 100,000 signatures on a petition to send a message about hurtful and degrading the word is. He won a special oratory award for an…

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Woman Donates 20,000 Pounds of Clothes

Woman Donates 20,000 Pounds of Clothes

Lisa Klein is making a difference for poor families in the Oakland, California region.  She collects gently used baby clothes then donates them to underprivileged newborns. Klein started the project two years ago.  After seeing the loss and devastation from Hurricane Katrina, she started Loved Twice Baby Clothing. She first started by cleaning out her own house of used, unneeded baby clothes.  Now she gets donations from four drop off locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Since it’s creation,…

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