Monthly Archives: January 2009

Sean Forbes

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Sean Forbes, 26, started the non-profit Deaf Performing Artists’ Network.”] Sean Forbes is a young musician. He grew up with musical parents and always had his own talent and aspirations in the field. But, Sean just happens … Continue reading

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Michael Evans

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Michael Evans, 25, started Full Court Peace in Northern Ireland.”] I report almost every day on long-standing conflicts around the world. Sometimes the world’s best treaty negotiators or international players can’t rectify these deep-rooted battles. Michael Evans … Continue reading

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Noah McCullough

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Noah McCullough, 13, wrote ‘First Kids: The True Stories of All the Presidents’ Children.’”] Did you know that Sasha Obama’s real name is Natasha? That her sister’s name, Malia, means queen and calm in Swahili and Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Johnathan ‘Fatal1ty’ Wendel, 26, became the world’s first full-time professional gamer.”] I mean, really, which young boy doesn’t want to get paid to play video games all day?! Sure, there are the gamers-turned-developers who can make money. … Continue reading

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