Monthly Archives: February 2009

Jessica Cox

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Jessica Cox, 25, born without arms, is training to become a sport pilot instructor.”] Whether it’s swimming, gymnastics or tap dancing as a kid or driving and flying as a young adult, this girl does it all, … Continue reading

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J.R. Martinez

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”J.R. Martinez, 25, is a national spokesperson for the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.”] J.R. Martinez wanted to give back to the country that gave him and his family so much. The 25-year-old enlisted in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Liz Kelly

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Liz Kelly, 29, donated her kidney to her fiancé when he became seriously ill.”] In light of Valentine’s Day, our team thought it was only fitting that we introduce you to a young person who loves. Liz … Continue reading

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Marvelyn Brown

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Marvelyn Brown, 24, wrote ‘The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful and (HIV) Positive’”] She went through hell alone. Her family made her use paper plates and plastic forks when she ate. At 19, she slept in her car. … Continue reading

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