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Mayas Ideas CEO Maya Penn is Today’s Honoree

Everyone is talking about Maya S. Penn, the sixteen year-old entrepreneur, animator, eco-designer, philanthropist, coder, and girls’ rights activist. The youngest person to give back-to-back TED Talks, Maya’s TEDWomen Talk has been viewed over 1,200,000 million times and is one … Continue reading

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Author Chris Lancashire is Today’s Honoree for Friday April 29th, 2016

As a healthcare professional for 35 years Chris Lancashire has assisted in the care of bringing babies into the world, and assisted in the care of those leaving the world. However, upon the cancer diagnosis of Lancashire’s son, Andrew, she … Continue reading

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Author Susan Ware is Today’s Honoree for Wednesday January 27th, 2016

I’m all about figuring out how life works – the inside, outside, and underneath of life. Good news is I’ve figured out some stuff that really works. I’m also all about stopping pain and suffering and the other good news … Continue reading

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Step Up To The Plate Founder Evan Arnold is Today’s Honoree

Evan Arnold is a 14-year-old high school freshman from Neenah, Wisconsin, and the founder of a goodwill initiative called Step Up To The Plate. Through this organization, Evan provides baseball equipment to children in need around the U.S. and around … Continue reading

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Teen Florida Atlantic University Graduate Grace Bush is Today’s Honoree

At the age of 16, Grace Bush received her college degree before she graduated high school. The youngest in FAU’s dual-enrollment program to do so, Bush walked across the stage on May 2 and claimed her B.S. degree in criminal … Continue reading

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Greer Gates of My Jewels of Hope is Today’s Honoree

Meet Greer Gates, 16, who started My Jewels of Hope in 2005 at 7 year old and lives less than an hour away from Seattle, WA.  As a Christmas Gift at 7 years old, Greer received a bead kit and … Continue reading

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The Turn It Around Teenager Jonathan Roppolo is Today’s Honoree

During his lifetime, Jonathan Roppolo has taken obstacles such as limited speech and intellectual disabilities, and turned them into inspirational accomplishments. With help from speech therapy and self-determination, Jonathan not only expanded his vocabulary, he won an area speech competition … Continue reading

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