Monthly Archives: March 2008

Taylor Crabtree

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Taylor hopes to send 30,000 teddy bears to children in hospitals across the U.S. by September”]If you’ve been in the hospital or had a family member or friend there, you know how lonely and scary it can be. … Continue reading

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Tara Suri

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Tara Suri, 16, hopes to help to young children around the world achieve their full potential.”] Bake sales and recycling are common fundraising tactics in middle school. But Tara Suri wasn’t baking cupcakes for just any common cause. … Continue reading

Posted in Under 20, Worldwide reach | 79 Comments

Students for Saving Social Security

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”The members of S4 hope to educate college students about Social Security.”] So maybe it’s not the sexiest issue on the campaign trail. But if it’s up to the founders of Students for Saving Social Security, it will … Continue reading

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Aaron Sohacki

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Aaron Sohacki fell in love with planes at an early age.”] Like a lot of kids, Aaron Sohacki’s dad took him to watch airplanes take off and land at the airport. Like some kids, his love for watching … Continue reading

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Genevieve Thiers

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”29-year-old Genevieve Thiers is the founder of”] Genevieve Thiers was the oldest of seven kids, which meant she started baby-sitting almost as soon as she was born. But all the diapers, Friday nights in and lousy tips … Continue reading

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