Category Archives: Unsung hero

Liz Kelly

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/02/16/liz.murray.couple.jpg 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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Luqman “Luke” Jubair

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/12/28/art_ypwr_howcast2.jpg caption=”Luqman ‘Luke’ Jubair, 22, seen here attending The Alliance of Youth Movements Summit in New York.”] Luqman “Luke” Jubair is one of the bravest people I’ve ever met. I actually didn’t know what to expect when I … Continue reading

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Alicia Mixson

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/05/10/art.ypwr.mixon.jpg caption=”Alicia Mixson takes care of her brother Catlin Mixson, who was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq last year.”]The Mixson family has two young heroes. Catlin Mixson, 21, is one of the nation’s heroes, serving in … Continue reading

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