• Inspiration
    Inspiration
    Mrs. Dolan
    Words cannot describe the impact that you have truly made in my life. Through thick and thin, you ha...
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  • 25 Week Preemie Pushes Dad to Run Marathon
    25 Week Preemie Pushes Dad to Run Marathon
    My Son (Kai)
    My son was born at 25 weeks and just under 2 lbs. Completely blindsided by this event we spent 109 d...
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  • Like Steve, if I could be like Steve
    Like Steve, if I could be like Steve
    Steven J. Mattson
    Twenty five years ago, in a world where they had only just introduced texting on cell phones, and Go...
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  • Inspiring Me to Strive for Greatness
    Inspiring Me to Strive for Greatness
    Amanda
    I met Amanda a few months ago, and she changed my life! I met her on a leadership trip, and although...
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  • Showing me who I can be
    Showing me who I can be
    Mrs Varriale
    I had Mrs Varriale as a teacher during my Sophomore year of high school. I remember that year very w...
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  • Providing Hope
    Providing Hope
    Kristen
    I was born approximately three weeks early, and, ever since then, I have been struggling with my siz...
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  • Not Slowing Down
    Not Slowing Down
    Patrick Downes and Jess Kensky
    Runnersworld.com shares the story of Patrick Downes and Jess Kensky, a newlywed couple that lost the...
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  • Charismatic Cheerleader
    Charismatic Cheerleader
    Monica Gonzalez
    ValleyCentral.com shares the story of Monica Gonzalez, a high school cheerleader that isn't let...
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  • Touchdown!
    Touchdown!
    Skyler Miller
    WCHSTV.com shares the story of Skyler Miller, a high school student who has fought cancer twice and...
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  • Inspiring Student
    Inspiring Student
    Sam Bridgman
    BayNews9.com shares the story of Sam Bridgman, a college student pursuing his dream of working for a...
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  • Determined
    Determined
    Ben Baltz
    RunnersWorld.com shares the story of Ben Baltz, a 12 year old who continues to run triathlons despit...
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  • Where I Stand
    Where I Stand
    Erin Casey
    Proud2Bme.com shares the story of Erin Casey, a woman encouraging those with mental illness to share...
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  • A Vow to Fight On
    A Vow to Fight On
    Hunter Treschl
    Yahoo.com shares the story of Hunter Treschl, a teenage boy who has vowed to live a normal life afte...
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  • A Voice That Needs to be Heard
    A Voice That Needs to be Heard
    Ashlee Brady-Kelly
    RoyalGazette.com shares the story of Ashlee Brady-Kelly, a student overcoming cerebral palsy to insp...
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  • I am a Fighter
    I am a Fighter
    Jodi Owens
    WKRC shares the story of Jodi Owens, a mom using her cancer diagnosis as motivation to help others....
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  • A Member of the Team
    A Member of the Team
    Mia McPoland
    USAToday.com shares the story of Mia McPoland, a 12 year old girl awaiting a bone marrow match who i...
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  • He Ain't Heavy
    He Ain't Heavy
    Hunter Gandee
    RedBook shares the story of Hunter Gande, a 15 year old boy who carried his brother 57 miles to rais...
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  • Overcoming Depression
    Overcoming Depression
    Steven Bowditch
    USAToday.com shares the story of Steven Bowditch, a professional golfer who overcame depression to w...
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  • I'm Just Me
    I'm Just Me
    Luc Gandarias
    King5.com shares the story of Luc Gandarias, a legally blind soccer player. Read his inspiring story...
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  • Most Inspiring Student
    Most Inspiring Student
    Samir Strickland
    Gazettes.com shares the story of Samir Strickland, a student with physical challenges who is a leade...
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  • Embracing a Challenge
    Embracing a Challenge
    Connor Owings
    TheState.com shares the story of Connor Owings, a college baseball player not letting a kidney disea...
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  • Piano Prodigy
    Piano Prodigy
    James Wilson
    NewsNet5.com shares the story of James Wilson, a 14 year old cancer patient and piano prodigy. Read...
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  • Inspiring Artist
    Inspiring Artist
    Ismael Mhike
    News24.com shares the story of Ismael Mhike, a Zimbabwean who hasn't let his confinement to a w...
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  • A 4th Grade Promise
    A 4th Grade Promise
    Ben Moser
    Yahoo.com shares the story of Ben Moser, a high school quarterback making good on his 4th grade prom...
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  • A dad ready to lead
    A dad ready to lead
    Sonny Randall
    I have known Sonny Randall for 12 years now, because he is my dad. All through my life he has been i...
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  • He Can Make You a Star
    He Can Make You a Star
    Ron Clark
    Huffingtonpost.com shares the story of Ron Clark, a teacher inspiring kids through his energetic and...
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  • Someone Awesome
    Someone Awesome
    Someone Awesome
    It was a day in March, like any other cloudy, dark, gray day in March, and I was getting ready to go...
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  • Responding to Adversity
    Responding to Adversity
    Christopher Fowler
    Mark Anderson of Monterey County Weekly shares the story of Christopher Fowler, a man making an amaz...
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  • Sending a Message to Boston
    Sending a Message to Boston
    Maickel Melamed
    WCVB Boston shares the story of Maickel Melamed, a Venezualan man with muscular dystrophy who comple...
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  • Inspirational Team
    Inspirational Team
    England Blind Football Team
    Andy Donley of mancunianmatters.co shares the story of the England Blind football Team, and their in...
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  • Graham's Gift
    Graham's Gift
    Graham Trocke-Fowler
    CBS Minneapolis shares the story of Graham Trocke-Fowler, an 11-year-old making bracelets to raise m...
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  • Real Friends
    Real Friends
    Mikenzy Snell and Matt Pliska
    Taylor Pittman of The Huffington Post shares the story of Mikenzy Snell and Matt Pliska, two teens w...
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  • Bye Felicia
    Bye Felicia
    Rebekah Gregory
    The New York Post shares the story of Rebekah Gregory, a victim of the Boston bombing determined to...
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  • Gazelle Girl
    Gazelle Girl
    Aliya Armstrong
    TheRapidian.org shares the story of Aliya Armstrong, a woman on a mission to bring a healthier lifes...
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  • You are Beautiful!
    You are Beautiful!
    Avery Burn and Genae Vanek
    Kimberly Yam of Huffington Post shares the story of two middle-school girls sharing positive and ins...
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  • Stronger than Cancer
    Stronger than Cancer
    Ainsley Peters, Rheann Franklin, & Rylie Hughey
    Kate Pickles of Daily Mail shares the story of three young girls brought together by their battle wi...
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  • The Man With No Feet
    The Man With No Feet
    Blake Leeper
    Brandon Speck of Fox Sports shares the story of Blake Leeper, a double amputee who won't be slo...
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  • One Step at a Time
    One Step at a Time
    Aubrey Gregory
    Rebecca Rose of Cosmopolitan shares the story of Aubrey Gregory, a police officer who inspired an ex...
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  • Granny Girl
    Granny Girl
    My grandmother
    My grandparents weren’t able to have children, so they selflessly adopted my mom. They really want...
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  • I'm a Conqueror!
    I'm a Conqueror!
    Araceli Bernardasci
    Teresa Douglas of The Californian shares the story of Araceli Bernardasci, who isn't just battl...
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  • She's Been a Rock
    She's Been a Rock
    Peyton Traina
    Kate Harmon of Philly.com shares the story of Peyton Traina, a high school basketball player leading...
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  • An Inspiring Coach
    An Inspiring Coach
    Damian Segura
    Melissa Segura of Sports Illustrated shares the story of her brother, Damian Segura, a high school b...
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  • An Example for Her Children
    An Example for Her Children
    Meghan Walsh
    Amy Freeze of WABC New York shares the story of Meghan Walsh, a working mom with two children who, d...
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  • Try Until You Succeed
    Try Until You Succeed
    Manon Slomkowski
    Noel Duan of Yahoo shares the story of Manon Slomkowski, an accident victim determined to inspire ot...
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  • Not a Virus
    Not a Virus
    Shoana Solomon
    Joyce Hackel of PRI news shares the story of Shoana Soloman, a Liberian American woman doing what sh...
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  • The Holocaust Survivor Who Teaches Only Love
    The Holocaust Survivor Who Teaches Only Love
    Paula Bolton
    I first met Paula Bolton in 2005 when she was one of six Holocaust survivors I interviewed for "...
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  • Hippie and He Don't Care
    Hippie and He Don't Care
    Coleman Metzger
    My story starts with a boy. Now it also comes with a disclaimer. Boys will not fill you, and wil...
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  • Clearing a Path
    Clearing a Path
    Crystal Evans
    WCVB News in Boston shares the story of Crystal Evans, a woman committed to clearing the snow for he...
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  • Age is an Advantage
    Age is an Advantage
    Barbara Beskind
    Laura Sydell of NPR shares the story of Barbara Beskind, a 90-year-old woman making her mark in the...
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  • Scarf-bombing
    Scarf-bombing
    Beth Boring
    The Columbus Dispatch shares the story of Beth Boring, a knitter who makes scarves and leaves them i...
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  • His Last £3
    His Last £3
    Dominique Harrison-Bentzen
    BBC News shares the story of Dominique Harrison-Bentzen, a college student so touched by an act of k...
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  • Can I kidnap you
    Can I kidnap you
    Claire
    She's only 17 but can be referred to as mom (momma or mommy by me) to some of us girls in the f...
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  • Yeah Yeah
    Yeah Yeah
    Mark Turkelson
    Rob Oller of the The Columbus Dispatch shares the story of Mark Turkelson, a teenager with autism who...
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  • Our Brightest Light
    Our Brightest Light
    Dr. Fred Richardson Jr
    Ted Gregory of the Chicago Tribune shares the story of Dr. Fred Richardson Jr, a doctor making house...
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  • I've Made it to the Top!
    I've Made it to the Top!
    Merrry Tengesdal
    Snejana Farberov of Daily Mail shares the story of Merry Tengesdal, the only African-American female...
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  • Coast to Coast
    Coast to Coast
    Christine Keeling
    Lachlan Forsyth of Campbell Live News in New Zealand shares the story of Christine Keeling, a mom wh...
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  • A Wish for Wings
    A Wish for Wings
    Li Haifeng
    Kimberly Yam of Huffington Post shares the story of Li Haifeng, a 4 year old boy that wished for a &...
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  • French Fries for Lauren®
    French Fries for Lauren®
    Lauren Heller
    If you had to describe the best kind of friend you could have, what would come to mind? Someone who...
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  • 50 Acts of Giving Back
    50 Acts of Giving Back
    Mark and Ismini Svensson
    Ashley Vaughan of CNN shares the story of Mark and Ismini Svensson, a couple that opted to spend the...
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  • Dad's Rap Inspires
    Dad's Rap Inspires
    Jayce Correia
    Mia Fitzharris of Yahoo News shares the story of Jayce Correia, father of an 8 year old boy with mul...
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  • I'm Lovin' It!
    I'm Lovin' It!
    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
    As a nurse, I've seen many facets of the healthcare system: hospitals, doctor's offices, i...
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  • Glasses for Your Ears
    Glasses for Your Ears
    Logan Siebert
    We've nicknamed him Rainman. Logan is intelligent, kind, and strong with a heart of gold and a...
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  • Inspiring Singer
    Inspiring Singer
    Madison Tevlin
    WKRC News shares the story of Madison Tevlin, a 12 year old Canadian who uses her voice to spread th...
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  • Less Is More
    Less Is More
    Robby Holb
    Robby is my brother. In so many ways we are alike and in others, so very different. My view in the...
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  • Good Cops
    Good Cops
    Cornwall City Police Officers
    The Seaway News shares the story of a group of police officers who pitched in to buy back a pawned w...
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  • "Gogo" Attends School With Her Great-Great-Grandchildren
    "Gogo" Attends School With Her Great-Great-Grandchildren
    Priscilla Sitienei
    Ed Thomas of BBC News shares the story of Priscilla Sitienei, a 90 year old Kenyan woman who is fina...
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  • Inspiring Acceptance
    Inspiring Acceptance
    Cam Howard
    Kathleen Ganster of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette shares the story of Cam Howard, an eight year old in...
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  • Soccer Balls to Mozambique
    Soccer Balls to Mozambique
    Ethan King
    Rahel Gebreyes of Huffington Post shares the story of Ethan King, and his personal mission to bring...
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  • Blind Girl, 11, Excels at Gymnastics
    Blind Girl, 11, Excels at Gymnastics
    Adrianna Kennebrew
    Eun Kyung Kim of TODAY shares the story of Adrianna Kennebrew, an eleven-year-old gymnast who is win...
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  • "I Got It!"
    "I Got It!"
    Kayden Kinckle
    Randee Dawn of TODAY shares the story of Kayden Kinckle, a two-year-old amputee taking his first ste...
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  • From Homeless Shelter to Georgetown University
    From Homeless Shelter to Georgetown University
    Rashema Melson
    Eun Kyung Kim of TODAY shares the story of Rashema Melson, who graduated at the top of her high scho...
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  • Hockey Coach Gets "Magic" from Son
    Hockey Coach Gets "Magic" from Son
    Chris Sutter
    Fox Sports shares the story of Chris Sutter, son of Los Angeles Kings hockey coach Darryl Sutter. Bo...
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  • Fighting for Moms and Babies in Central Africa
    Fighting for Moms and Babies in Central Africa
    Alain Nteff
    Robbie Couch of Huffington Post brings us the story of Alain Nteff, the youngest participant at this...
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  • World Cup Star Brings Clean Water to Haiti
    World Cup Star Brings Clean Water to Haiti
    Jozy Altidore
    Paula Faris of ABC News brings us the story of Jozy Altidore, the American soccer star who, at the a...
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  • Teacher Wins $150,000 - Gives it all to her School
    Teacher Wins $150,000 - Gives it all to her School
    Nicole Bollerman
    Adrian Walker of The Boston Globe shares the story of Nicole Bollerman, an elementary school teacher...
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  • Soccer through the eyes of a 8 1/2 year old...
    Soccer through the eyes of a 8 1/2 year old...
    Inspired by Soccer
    This is the unedited story written by my 8 1/2 year old this morning... inspiring in so many ways....
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  • Beyond Good Sportsmanship
    Beyond Good Sportsmanship
    Devin Gardner
    One of the biggest rivalries in college football, and Devin Gardner proves that it's not just a...
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  • Rallying Community Around Local Business
    Rallying Community Around Local Business
    Craig and Celeste Hamilton Dennis
    Kimberly Yam of Huffpost Good News shares the story of Craig and Celeste Hamilton Dennis, who rallie...
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  • Legacy of Letters
    Legacy of Letters
    Mitchell Whisenhunt
    Kimberly Yam tells the story of Mitchell Whisenhunt, a dying young man who left a legacy of letters...
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  • Lori
    Lori
    Lori Gill Grennan
    Lori Gill Grennan was given news no mother, sister, wife, daughter or friend should get...and she to...
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  • Solidarity With Her Sister
    Solidarity With Her Sister
    Hanna Gorsegner
    Andrea Gorsegner tells the story of how her brave 7-yr-old daughter, Hannah, had her head shaved to...
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  • Hope
    Hope
    Lori Gill Grennan
    Lori was an inspiration to everyone around her. She was an amazing wife, mother, daughter, sister, f...
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  • Age Is No Barrier
    Age Is No Barrier
    Alessandro Lauria
    Cameron Conaway shares the story of Alessandro Lauria, a 12-yr-old Colorado resident and three-time...
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  • Making Amends / Paying It Forward
    Making Amends / Paying It Forward
    Wesley Joyce
    Wesley Joyce spent four years in prison for assault, but saw an opportunity to make amends for his m...
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  • Cheering On Others
    Cheering On Others
    Emma Dickman
    10TV in Columbus, OH shared the story of Emma Dickman, an 8-yr-old working to overcome cerebral pals...
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  • Reading for Those Who Can't
    Reading for Those Who Can't
    Ellen Hanna
    Ellen Hanna has spent the last 50 years donating her time recording audiobooks for the blind. Click...
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  • Boosting an Employee's Future
    Boosting an Employee's Future
    Yvonne Lavisidis
    Marisa Kabas tells the story of Yvonne and George Lavisidis, Dairy Queen owners who supported one of...
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  • She crawled
    She crawled
    Lori Grennan
    When Lori was diagnosed with IBC she crawled up the stairs to put her kids to bed....
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  • She had a reason
    She had a reason
    Tammy
    My sister, , was 34 when she was diagnosed with stage 2 lung cancer. It was a very scary time with l...
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  • Lori's strength
    Lori's strength
    Lori Gill Grennan
    Lori has been an inspiration to everyone who knew her and even those who never got the chance. She r...
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  • Lori Grennan was a selfless woman and Mother
    Lori Grennan was a selfless woman and Mother
    Lori Grennan
    My dear friend and neighbor, Lori Grennan, struggled with Inflammatory Breast Cancer for 41 months....
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  • She crawled
    She crawled
    Lori
    She inspires me to take one more minute each night to say good night to my children. Her story remin...
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    breast cancer fighter
    lori
    Died of inflammatory breast cancer but started hunt for hope to help get awareness...
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  • Sharing the Wealth
    Sharing the Wealth
    Raymond Burse
    Lillian Cunningham of the Washington Post writes the story of Raymond Burse, Interim President of Ke...
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  • Giving It Away
    Giving It Away
    Philip Wollen
    Katherine Kizilos tells the story of Autralian banker, Philip Wollen, a former senior executive with...
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  • An Extra Portion
    An Extra Portion
    Rita Schiavone
    Rita Schiavone always made an extra portion for dinner that she'd save to give to someone who n...
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  • Small Changes, Big Gains
    Small Changes, Big Gains
    Dave Brailsford
    When Dave Brailsford took over as coach of Great Britain's Tour de France cycling team, he brou...
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  • Helping the Homeless
    Helping the Homeless
    Mark Bustos
    Hair stylist Mark Bustos works in an high-end salon in New York City during the week, but on Sundays...
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  • Gifts of Vacation
    Gifts of Vacation
    Dave Clark
    When Dave Clark's wife, Carol, was in treatment for breast cancer, she used up all of her sick...
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  • Overcoming adversity
    Overcoming adversity
    Jacob S
    "Your son has Asperger's" are never the words a mother wants to hear. However, in th...
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  • Donna Shedlarz Great Teacher with a GREAT heart
    Donna Shedlarz Great Teacher with a GREAT heart
    Donna Shedlarz
    Mrs. Donna Shedlarz was the BEST teacher ever! She loved each of us in our own way, took the time...
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  • From seedlings to Northwest forest
    From seedlings to Northwest forest
    Dr Marcia Durfee
    I recently lost my oldest friend and cherished colleague. This is the remembrance I gave at her memo...
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  • My best friend
    My best friend
    Elena Kakacheff
    From before I could walk or talk, my mother frequently packed me and my sister up and took us to vis...
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  • He Made Me Better
    He Made Me Better
    Ted Liss
    From the age of 13, I knew I wanted to be an actor. I didn’t get to act on that dream until my fre...
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  • Never stop
    Never stop
    Julia Benfer
    I had my last piano lesson with Julia Benfer about two weeks before she passed away at the age of 99...
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  • Cycling into the wind
    Cycling into the wind
    Anonymous
    I was participating in an annual bicycle ride where I was trying to complete a 55 mile course by 11...
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  • Faith like a magnet
    Faith like a magnet
    Sonny Randall
    I am going to tell you about Sonny Randall because I believe he has an uncanny ability to keep peopl...
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  • Following the five year old leader
    Following the five year old leader
    Emma
    I was inspired by a precocious five-year-old girl. I have been grateful to be lead and mentored b...
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  • Put Training Into Action
    Put Training Into Action
    Alison Ruebusch
    Alison is a young up and comer at my company. She runs an operation where she has to manage men twi...
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  • Guiding Lights
    Guiding Lights
    Carla and Jack Belt
    My parents are the of the most generous and inspirational people I know. All the days of my life,...
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