Monthly Archives: September 2009

Brianna Karp

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Brianna Karp, 24, blogs about her experience being homeless.”] “If you saw me walking down the street, you wouldn’t assume I live in a parking lot,” Brianna Karp blogs. “In short, I am just like you, except … Continue reading

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Brittany Merrill

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Brittany Marrill founded the Ugandan American Partnership Organization to help Ugandan families.”] At first glance, it’s hard to see how a pretty college student from a good home in Georgia and a poor, young mother in a … Continue reading

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Aaron Fotheringham

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Aaron Fotheringham, 17, competes in extreme sports with a wheelchair.”] Aaron Fotheringham has earned his “whining rights,” but he’s never touched them. He was born with spina bifida, unable to use his legs and adopted into a … Continue reading

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Sadiya Buta

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Sadiya Buta, 15, is getting attention for much more than what she wears on the tennis court.”] It’s 100 degrees in Arizona, but that doesn’t keep Sadiya Buta off the court. She is part of one of … Continue reading

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