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Operation Fairy Dust

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Operation Fairy Dust helps high school girls prepare for prom night when they otherwise couldn’t afford to do so.”]Prom. They say you never forget the day, good or bad. The date. The hair. The makeup. The dress. But … Continue reading

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Tyler Lyson

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Tyler Lyson’s interest in fossil discovery led him to help create a research foundation.”]Lots of kids are into dinosaurs. Tyler Lyson says he just never grew out of it. He grew up in rural North Dakota and says … Continue reading

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Stephanie Mockler

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=”Stephanie Mockler, 20, got the racing bug when she was 6 and went on to become a record-setting driver.”] In real life, her first car was a Volkswagen bug when she was 16. In her racing life, Stephanie … Continue reading

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