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Misty Copeland Is American Ballet Theatre’s First Black Female

Misty Copeland Is American Ballet Theatre’s First Black Female. They said I had all the wrong attributes for ballet. I knew it was because I was black. I knew I could do it.

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Reader's Choice, Winners Against The Odds »

While preparing Thanksgiving dinner with her mother, Conjetta mentioned that she had been unable to breathe through her left nostril for a few months and the prescribed medication she was given for a “sinus infection” was not working. Her mother suggested she go to an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) doctor. Conjetta also noticed that her left eye kept tearing and running constantly. One morning, she woke up with what looked like a classic black eye. She made that appointment with the ENT doctor.

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Daughter, Reader's Choice, Winners Against The Odds, Winning Daughter, Winning Youths »

The Heart of a Champion: How This LIttle Girl Fights Aggressive Cancer

As 2015 dawned, Jillian Reed was a normal, seemingly healthy 10-year-old girl living with her parents in Anderson, Indiana. No one could have imagined how the next two months would change Jillian’s life and that of her loved ones. On February 11, 2015, Jillian went for an annual eye exam. She expressed having severe headaches and shoulder pain at the time. The eye doctor conducted a Retina exam and discovered that Jillian’s optic nerves were swollen. The eye doctor also believed the shoulder pain to be caused from excess fluid on the spine. The eye doctor referred the Reed family to seek additional tests, and, on February 12, Jillian was taken to Riley Children’s Hospital for examination. The results of the tests performed at Riley that day would change the course of the entire Reed family’s life.

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Good Samaritan, Reader's Choice, Winning Citizens, Winning Humanitarians, Winning Youths »

How 13 Year Old Sophia Succeeds in Fighting Racism

Twelve year-old Sophia Carroll is no ordinary twelve year old–she has always been one that stands up to bullying, especially when it comes to her peers.?? Impacted by both adolescent bullying and Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, Sophia designed her own T-shirt, showcasing the logo ‘COLORBLIND™’, promoting unity amongst not just races, but all people.?? The theme gained popularity and Sophia’s COLORBLIND™
T-shirts have been shipped nationwide.?? What’s more is that Sophia donates 50% of the T-shirt monies to the Megan Meier Foundation, in memory of Megan Meier, a young teenager who committed suicide after enduring cyber bullying

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Casey Blake: A Hit in His Community

A four sport star in high school, a three-time Division I NCAA All-American, two-time Academic All-American, 13 year Major League baseball player, and the preeminent charitable human being in his community, Casey Blake excelled in between the white lines on the field, and he swung for the fences off the diamond where he became a generous humanitarian, a pillar of his appreciative community.

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Heather Johnson – How You Can Prevent Suicide.

After knowing Jason so long to be so happy, you can imagine Heather’s surprise when her family member called her to Shock Trauma. Heather rushed as fast as she could to the hospital. When she arrived Jason had no brain activity. She was dumbfounded when the results ruled Jason’s death as suicide, especially with her knowledge about suicide given her volunteer work with suicide programs. She, along with her family, said her goodbyes.

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How Joel McCarville Survived and Grew from His Trial by Fire

After being seriously burned and staying in the Tulsa, Oklahoma Burn Center for six weeks, Joel determined he would not give up on life. Although the doctors said he might never have adequate use of his hands again, today these are the instruments he plays: violin, trombone, bass fiddle, piano, guitar, and bass guitar. Joel has overcome so many obstacles and now plays in church services every Sunday. He also visits nursing homes, voluntarily, to play and sing for the residents who are always happy to see him come.

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Business, Hall Of Fame »

Celebrity Interview: Ray Kroc, Founder of McDonald’s

At age 52, when most people look toward retirement, Ray Kroc began McDonald’s, a big company that has remained the # 1 restaurant chain in the world for about half a century. Via his McDonald’s franchises, it is believed that he probably made multimillionaires of more people in a shorter time than any other person in modern history. In 1974, he purchased the San Diego Padres baseball franchise. He was, and his estate continues to be, a major philanthropist via the Kroc Foundation and the Ronald McDonald Children’s Fund.

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Team 2.0 – A Story of Love, Dance & Helping Troubled Youths

Team 2.0 a dance duo. They’ve performed at World Of Dance NYC and at the Empire State Building. They use dance as a vehicle to help at-risk kids by keeping them off the street, using dance as an outlet instead of fighting or acting out. Team 2.0 has positively impacted a number of youth, and some adults, through their workshops.

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Brendan Gould – Winning Artist & Humanitarian

May, 2013 and Brendan Gould had just moved his company, Honor Guardianship Services, into their present location in Albuquerque’s North Valley. It was his first day there and he found himself in a nondescript stucco building just off the road where the historic El Camino Real once ran from Santa Fe to Mexico City. Brendan sighed as he surveyed his dank white walls inside the office complex and began to hang his paintings: a couple landscapes, a portrait, and an abstract piece. As he stood back to look at the paintings, his felt his tired eyes match those of the portrait he hadpositioned behind his desk, and a silent prayer ran through his mind that, above all, he might be able to make a difference. “Please, God, please, – help me make this work.”

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