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Hannah Hawkins

Hannah Hawkins

Hannah Hawkins, founder of Children of Mine Youth Center, Inc., serves children of all ages in and around Washington D.C. The Center provides kids with food, clothing, tutoring, and counseling.

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Michelle Long and the Compton Initiative

Michelle Long and The Compton Initiative

Michelle Long grew up in Compton, California where she is a volunteer leader with the non-profit Compton Initiative, an organization that has spruced up more than 400 homes, 23 schools, and dozens of community centers in the last eight years.

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Patsy Skinner

Every Tuesday, Patsy Skinner, her husband, and several volunteers gather in her double-wide trailer to make hot meals for 200 people in her Augusta, GA neighborhood.

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Joyce Dumont

Joyce Dumont

Seventy-eight-year-old Joyce Dumont has raised more than 69 children in her lifetime, and she’s still going strong. Showing no signs of slowing down any time soon, the retired nurse and her husband Buddy, along with their three adopted children, live in a modest home in Dunseith, ND that she inherited from her Native American ancestors. She drives a 1995 Buick and does not have a cell phone because the small amount she receives for her fixed income is used to care for her family.

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Gridiron Heroes

On November 2, 2001, Eddie Canales and his son Chris’ lives forever changed. Chris, a senior defensive back, playing for San Marcos Baptist Academy, suffered a spinal cord injury as he went for a touchdown saving tackle during a football game.

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Lorraine Tallman and Comfy Cozy's

Lorraine Tallman and Comfy Cozy’s

At the age of nine, Lorraine Tallman’s daughter Amanda spent two and a half years undergoing chemotherapy and fighting leukemia. Friends and family celebrated her end of chemotherapy, but three months later the cancer came back in 80% of her body and as a mass in her brain.

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Brittney Balch

Brittney Balch

Brittney Balch is a volunteer EMT in her small Washington town and a volunteer with the local 4H-Club teaching kids, some with disabilities, how to ride horses.

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Melissa Jarboe

Melissa Jarboe and the Military Veteran Project

Almost 3 years ago, a sniper in Afghanistan shot Melissa Jarboe’s husband Jamie. The bullet severed his spinal cord and he was left as a quadriplegic. After months in the hospital they found out he was terminal. Jamie asked Melissa to promise him she would help care for his fellow service members.

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