Monthly Archives: February 2008

Blake Taylor

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Blake Taylor, 18, is the author of ‘ADHD & Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table.’”] Yes, he set fire to the dinner table with contact lens solution. Yes, he stayed in on the … Continue reading

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Jason Rae

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”The 2008 presidential election is the first that superdelegate Jason Rae will be able to vote in.”] Not too many kids tell their parents who to vote for when they are 5 years old or ask their fourth-grade … Continue reading

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Stephanie Mockler

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Stephanie Mockler, 20, got the racing bug when she was 6 and went on to become a record-setting driver.”] In real life, her first car was a Volkswagen bug when she was 16. In her racing life, Stephanie … Continue reading

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Alexander Heffner

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Alexander Heffner also hosts a radio show, broadcasting from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.”] This year, 44 million Americans ages 18 to 29 will be eligible to vote. The youth vote will account for about a quarter of … Continue reading

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