Monthly Archives: October 2008

Noah Gray

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Noah Gray, 16, is the founder of Virgin Voting.”] You know what they say: You never forget your first time. Voting, that is.  Noah Gray can’t vote because he¹s only 16, but he founded Virgin Voting to … Continue reading

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Amanda Bass

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Amanda Bass, 20, is regional field director for Georgia Campaign for Change.”] Amanda Bass tries to inspire young people to get involved in politics, paraphrasing something photographer Gordon Parks said about using a camera: “You have to … Continue reading

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Harout Samra

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Harout Samra, 25, is chairman of the Florida College Republicans.”] Harout Samra considers himself the embodiment of the American dream. With parents who immigrated from Lebanon, Harout says he grew up with everything his parents didn’t. Now … Continue reading

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Hannah and Joseph Salwen

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Hannah and Joseph Salwen convinced their parents to sell their home and donate half the sale price to help Africa’s poor.”] Some people joke and say you can never be too rich. Hannah and Joseph Salwen aren’t … Continue reading

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