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Posted on May 17 2018

Giving Artists With Disabilities a Space to Thrive

Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California, is the world’s first and largest nonprofit center dedicated to giving artists with disabilities the space to let their talents shine. Since 1974, the center has served hundreds of artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities who lacked formal education in the arts.

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Posted on May 10 2018

City Cheers Up Sick Kids With Good Night Lights

For one sparkling minute each night, the city of Providence, Rhode Island, sends a blinking goodnight message to sick kids. Young patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital use flashlights to return the greeting.

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Posted on May 03 2018

15-Year-Old Beat a Rare Disease to Become a Competitive Cyclist

Most competitive cyclists don't wear a backpack that keeps them alive as they race. But most competitive cyclists are not like Hannah Jordan.

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Posted on April 26 2018

Retired Doctors Treat Patients For Free

In this doctor's office every patient that has an appointment pays the same price: $0. All doctors, nurses, and staff work year-round for free and see an average of 5,000 patients a year. Without this incredible staff, some people would never have the opportunity to get a doctors appointment.

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Posted on April 19 2018

The Incredible Athletes of Sierra Leone’s Amputee Soccer Club

These athletes have lost limbs from land mines that were planted during the country's violent civil war, but that hasn’t stopped them from playing the game that renews their spirit.

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Posted on April 12 2018

How a search for a missing wallet ended up changing lives

When a bar owner decided to help his customer find her wallet, with her wedding ring inside, he never could have guessed where the journey would take him.

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Posted on April 05 2018

Waffle House Waitress’ Act Of Kindness Goes Viral

A moment captured in a picture also captured the attention of thousands on social media. A teen working at Waffle House is now being rewarded with a big surprise.

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Posted on March 29 2018

Shooting Arrows Without Arms

Matt Stutzman was born without arms. But that hasn't stopped him from becoming one of the world's best archers. In fact, he competes professionally for the U.S. Paralympic Archery Team and even set the Guinness World Record for longest accurate shot in archery. In Stutzman's words, "no matter what the challenge is, you can overcome it."

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Posted on March 22 2018

How One Small Town Cafe Is Changing The Face Of The Workforce

At Two Cafe & Boutique in Chagrin Falls, Cleveland, people who have developmental and physical disabilities work alongside others in an integrated environment.

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Posted on March 15 2018

The 12-Year-Old Scientist Taking On Flint’s Water Crisis

When Gitanjali Rao first heard about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, she wanted to help in any way she could. Now, at only 12 years old, Gitanjali is the proud inventor of “Tethys,” a portable device that detects lead in water. Named “America’s Top Young Scienist,” Gitanjali hopes to inspire other kids to get moving and make a difference in their own communities.

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