|Akiane Kramarik is an incredible young artist who is self taught.||Alexandra Scott raised money for cancer research through her nationwide lemonade stands.||Alicia O'Brien was the inspiration for Cherie Bennett's novel, Zink.||Ana Dodson formed Peruvian Hearts to provide Peruvian orphans an education.|
|Anne Frank wrote: 'Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. '||Anne Frank 'I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.'||Anthony D. Leanna started|
the 'Heavenly Hats Foundation' at the
age of 10.
|Apps for Good: technical innovation from the minds and thumbs of disadvantaged youths |
|Ashley Rhodes-Courter is an advocate for foster children and adoption rights.||Austin Gutwein founded Hoops of Hope.||Bethany Hamilton survived a shark attack and inspired the world||Bilaal Rajan is the founder of Making Change Now and Canada's child ambassador to UNICEF.|
|Brandon Keefe provides books to |
libraries in his
|Caine Monroy created a cardboard arcade in his father's shop.||Calista M. Pierce makes and sells crafts to raise money for the Special Olympics.||Catherine Malonza saved her brother's life.|
|Clara Hale was foster mother and founder of the Hale House.||Connie O'Connell was a hero and inspiration to her family.||Craig Kielburger believes kids can change the world.||Deland Chan started an environmental group at the YMCA in New York City. |
|Elizabeth Cline is a hero to her sister, Hallie.||Ellie Wen created a website to help people learn to speak English.||Gerson Andres Florez Perez was nominated |
for the Nobel Peace
Prize at age 16.
|Ghana schoolboy launches his own Somalia famine fundraiser |
|Gina Gallant is an inventor whose |
passion is protecting the environment.
|Global Kids Leaders volunteer|
to help their
|Hannah Taylor started the Ladybug Foundation to help the homeless in her community.||Ibrahim Alex Bangura makes |
music that sends a
message of peace
|Iqbal Masih was a brave advocate for child labor laws in Pakistan.||Jason Crowe received the UN's |
Global Peace &
|Jason XV: Argonaut|
Maria Victoria Ferrara participated in 'Rainforests at the Crossroads' in Panama.
|Jason XV: Panamanian Argonaut:|
Andrea Kam participated in the 'Rainforests at the Crossroads' expedition.
|Jeneece Edroff is a determined fundraiser who raises money to help children with serious illnesses.||Jennifer Smith is an author, mentor and advocate for understanding those who have dyslexia.||Jimmy Woodard helps community groups with his knowledge of media and technology||John Tacket is remembered as|
|Joneice proved |
how strong a
kid can be to her
|Julia inspires her older cousin with her courage and spirited ability to overcome obstacles.||Kids Helping Kids is run by kids - and for kids ||Kristianne is an amputee who encourages other young amputees with her positive approach to living.|
|Lucy is an autistic child who turns her disability into a strength through her imagination. ||Malala Yousafzai speaks out for the rights of girls to have an education.||Mattie Stepanek is a hero to people of all ages around the world.||Maura Welch was recognized by NetAid for her work to spread awareness about child labor.|
The Story of a Young Filmmaker is the winner of the 8th Annual MY HERO Film Festival.
|Mory Sanberg makes bag lunches for the homeless people in her city.||Nickole Evans is using technology for peace.||Nicole Beal inspires her friend, Ashley, with her courage and positive outlook on life.|
|Nkosi Johnson was an orphan infected by HIV who spoke out on behalf of children with AIDS. ||Peace Children voted overwhelmingly for peace and change.||Postpessimists is working for change |
in the Balkans.
|Ruby Bridges bravely led the way to desegregation of schools as a child.|
|Rudy wanted to |
run before he
|Ryan Hreljac helps build wells for clean water in Africa.||Ryan Wayne White devoted his life to educating the public about AIDS.||Sadako Sasaki inspired an international peace movement.|
|Samantha Marie Rowlands learned |
to read when
others said she
|Skye Malik founded the Paco Project to empower those with dyslexia.||SLATER is a student reporter who exudes peace and goodness everywhere she goes.||Sophie Delezio was an ambassador for 2008 World Youth Day.|
|Tatiana rossman: Books flow from an American teen |
to African schools
|The Little Rock Nine bravely fought discrimination to attend an all white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas.||Tori Degen is a two-time cancer survivor who shares her story to help others in need.||Wang Yani has been painting since |
she was three
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|William Kamkwamba designed and built a windmill, at the age of 14, for his family in Malawi, Africa.|| || || |