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Amazing Kids With Incredible Talent

These are some incredibly talented children. What is your talent?
We all have one or more of them! Discover yours!
(And, you do not have to be 'The Best'! Because there is always
someone better than you. So what?
That hasn't prevented famous people from pursuing their dreams.
And, it should not stop you!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLjQ1KBiaAs

Whatever your or your family and friends' views of President Trump,
he is the current and 45th American President. Watch history in the making.

The 58th Presidential Inauguration of
Donald J. Trump (Full Video) | NBC News

Reverand Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop"

If you want to achieve your goals, don't focus on them:
Reggie Rivers at TEDxCrestmoorParkED

Click here for the video!

ASSORTED, INCREDIBLE
THANKSGIVING MOMENTS, PLUS...

Students pack meal for Thanksgiving

Kids Try 100 Years of Thanksgiving Dishes | Bon Appetit


Dwight Howard & Family Serve Thanksgiving Dinner
To Foster Kids

2016 Veterans Day Tribute

Every year, this elementary school honors their students' veteran family members with a video and a special ceremony. Click here for the video!

Veterans Day Explanation for Kids
by
Randallj1972

Click here for the video!

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for Jews.

Yom Kippur in 60 Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0BewJfSwNU

Shalom Sesame: Kids Talk About Rosh Hashanah


https://youtu.be/3bkOoy_7534

It's Rosh Hashanah- Happy Jewish New Year!
Mayim Bialik

https://youtu.be/j0sKHcdjJPg

Chicago's Best Giving Back: Inspiration Kitchens

Chicago's Best

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/plce3hLKDIo?version=3&hl=en_US

"Aspergers" : not what you think it is

Krister Palo | TEDxYouth@ISH

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/inxIM1aGvZY?version=3&hl=en_US

The origin of Memorial Day
CBS This Morning

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/h7ozdFkwHP8?version=3&hl=en_US

NOTE: This is not a political website. That said, I believe that
the following video is something Americans should listen to.
With their families. For much of our 'Freedom' is due to
the bravery and sacrifices of our military men and women.

Ronald Reagan A Soldiers Pledge Listen Learn Remember

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/Wt8y18YFH70?version=3&hl=en_US

Moms are Special Heroes!

The Mother's Day Song: A funny song for Mother's Day
 
songdrops

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/SC2I5skGzYU?version=3&hl=en_US

Make your brain smarter: it's not what you think:
Sandra Chapman, Ph.D. at TEDxRockCreekPark

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/xh8el8m9mLM?version=3&hl=en_US

The 9 BEST Scientific Study Tips

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/p60rN9JEapg?version=3&hl=en_US

Boy Saves Bus Driver

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/_p_6AJDTaIg?version=3&hl=en_US

A Hero Teen and the Police Officer He Saved

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/iiDdvLrSUG4?version=3&hl=en_US

Teenage hero saves woman from kidnapping

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/YSDEHMvv4CA?version=3&hl=en_US

BBC News - How to raise a chess champion

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/U7zt5egOrTs?version=3&hl=en_US

Homelessness is a serious situation in America (and elsewhere). It impacts families as well as individuals, including those women and men who have served the country in the military. This eye-opener has been viewed over 18 million times.

THE HOMELESS CHILD EXPERIMENT!

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/2Rsc-2oMB0s?version=3&hl=en_US

Over 41 million people have watched this video!

How Does A Homeless Man Spend $100?
By Josh Paler Lin

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/AUBTAdI7zuY?version=3&hl=en_US

Sometimes It Are 'The Anonymous Strangers' Who Save A Life

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/1usWvxGYqQ0?version=3&hl=en_US

7-year-old boy jumps into action to save aunt's life

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/hZEYnZPqxT4?version=3&hl=en_US

Teen uses CPR training to help save woman's life

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/8JkacF8BZmk?version=3&hl=en_US

Pianist and singer Isaac melts the Judges' hearts |
Britain's Got Talent 2015

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/L69X-e3ftN8?version=3&hl=en_US

One Day Boston Children's Chorus 4th of July 2014

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/TgkrObjeVGc?version=3&hl=en_US

Father's Day

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/xT6S-YCagzQ?version=3&hl=en_US

Happy Father's Day, Mom

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/rf6D3UjqbkQ?version=3&hl=en_US

Math Rocks... "Geometry is Killa-Hot" -
The Ron Clark Academy

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/cYvw7_TrAXs?version=3&hl=en_US

Terminally ill teen vows to raise thousands for charity
after being told rare cancer...

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/6CY12BvYM8o?version=3&hl=en_US

Average student speech-a motivational for you all

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/ThObz3Gb1_E?version=3&hl=en_US

Are You A Visual Thinker?
BuzzFeedVideo

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/PJiMjSscgk4?version=3&hl=en_US

Math Heads: DO MATH IN YOUR HEAD! -
Math Bites with Danica McKellar

Worth noting is that Danica went from being 'an average child' to a TV star
(The Wonder Years and more recent hit shows),
to being a New York Times best-selling author, 3 times,
to being a highly recognized mathematician!

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/68S3vSGvSXU?version=3&hl=en_US

Cyber Bullying Virus

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/vmQ8nM7b6XQ?version=3&hl=en_US

What Are Community Values?

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/eKz2R61YUV0?version=3&hl=en_US

Feeding The Homeless - Ottawa

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/RmESDc9Xqe0?version=3&hl=en_US

NOTE: We do not necessarily endorse other videos in the 'Kid President' series
or those by SoulPancake. However, this video is worth watching!

Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/RwlhUcSGqgs?version=3&hl=en_US

 Teenagers organise charity bed push
to raise funds for children's hospital

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/9Y3aOUh4t1E?version=3&hl=en_US

See This Amazing Light Show For The Holidays!

Click here!

Hiliarious and Amazing Christmas Light Show 2014 -
Can Can Featured on Great Christmas Light Fight!

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/Qynnodm7scg?rel=0?version=3&hl=en_US

A Soldiers Silent Night / Soldier's Silent Night /
Night Before Christmas Full Version 2010

  http://www.youtube.com/embed/qTxFaTEePV4?rel=0?version=3&hl=en_US

Children celebrate interfaith holiday message in Australia

  www.youtube.com/embed/hbPgSodTXTc?version=3&hl=en_US

Heroic Teen Christian Gunter Saves Disabled Vets
From Arkansas Tornado

 www.youtube.com/v/AHHErMMiG0E?hl=en_US

Teen Amputee Rescues 3 Legged Dog

 www.youtube.com/v/C2VfQm-3CXg?hl=en_US

Dorian Beshara, a 6 Year Young Hero!

Child gets big reward for helping elderly neighbor

www.youtube.com/v/NHYCeYhXCjI?version=3&hl=en_US

How to Take Great Notes

 www.youtube.com/v/UAhRf3U50lM?version=3&hl=en_US

Let It Go (Testing Parody)

Learning needs to be valuable and a huge part of that is making it fun!
Well, here are teachers from the Turtle Lake Elementary School in Shoreview, MN. And, they certainly know how to reach students. How do I know? Well, watch this and tell whether or not you wish that you had teachers who could relate to you, as these, obviously can.
We invite teachers to submit their own video of 5 minutes or less in duration to: russ@SpecialHeroes.com. And, who knows? We might present it here for othes to enjoy and learn from!

 www.youtube.com/v/Qb16D43FCWQ?version=3&hl=en_US

Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day?
- Kenneth C. Davis

Whatever you or your family members think of unions, this day is intricately bound with them. And, efforts to end child labor, among other terrible policies of the time.

 www.youtube.com/v/YqmPE2HtkyU?hl=en_US

EDAR (Everyone Deserves A Roof)

 www.youtube.com/v/LH7V3f7tbko?version=3&hl=en_US

Wes Samuela

 www.youtube.com/v/6z9PDnGFTkQ?hl=en_US

High School Students Raise $20K for Children's Hospital

What would bring jocks, cheerleaders, nerds, orchestra geeks, and just about every type of student, together to sing 68 songs in 6 1/2 minutes?
Why to raise $20,000 for a children's hospital, of course!

Perhaps this is something that will inspire you.
Whether a traditional student/one taking classes on-line/one being home-schooled!

 www.youtube.com/v/a7ED3vj8xvM?version=3&hl=en_US

Nathan Tucker

 www.youtube.com/v/PD9tno4csy4?hl=en_US

Charles Alexander

Homeless Man Who Was A Former Crip Gang Leader,
Saves Dallas Police Officer from Attack

 www.youtube.com/v/ftbPz7PpEQ0?version=3&hl=en_US

LeAnn Holexa and Captain Guy Pinkman

 www.youtube.com/v/jLctW_-aMbM?version=3&hl=en_US

Memory and Concentration Techniques

 www.youtube.com/v/mGFE8GtcMms?version=3&hl=en_US

Please remember and honor the brave men and women
who have sacrificed their lives, their health, their families...
their all, so that you and others
could live 'free'.

www.youtube.com/v/AgYLr_LfhLo?version=3&hl=en_US

Nekabari Goka

 www.youtube.com/v/BeUaZWhUdfM?version=3&hl=en_US

Sam Berns, despite having a rare and fatal condition,
taught many of us what truly matters in life.
He has passed,
but his message, wisdom, and warmth
remain.

Sam Berns Tribute Video

 www.youtube.com/v/RsV9g6OpK4I?version=3&hl=en_US

'Jocks' Who Are 'Real Men'

 www.youtube.com/v/d7YFvBuijCQ?hl=en_US

Christopher Duffley
A young, blind, and autistic hero and inspiration in his own special way.

 www.youtube.com/v/pgBu682tKz4?version=3&hl=en_US

Texas Teens Save A Kidnap Victim

 www.youtube.com/v/tr-MiW7X_kY?hl=en_US

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

 www.youtube.com/v/XOLOLrUBRBY?hl=en_US

Phillip Phillips - Home - Piano Cover By Blind Teen Kuha'o

Please do not call this blind young man 'disabled'. May he be an inspiration to all.

 www.youtube.com/v/DyVlSLat_p4?version=3&hl=en_US

Food 4 Less

 www.youtube.com/v/HK0o1dpfh7Y?hl=en_US

Art From The Heart!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3EwDgxbY3g

 www.youtube.com/v/A3EwDgxbY3g?hl=en_US

Public Speaking Tips and Presentation Skills

 www.youtube.com/v/wZWOrIo2ZY8?version=3&hl=en_US

An Unlikely Hero
From An Animal Shelter

 www.youtube.com/v/BQvzKk9Tn0s?hl=en_US

Wheelchair-Bound Louisiana Teen
Scores Touchdown For High School

 www.youtube.com/v/I4RJ4zBXXK0?hl=en_US

Teen Chooses To Overcome A Great Adversity,
Along With A Great Attitude

 www.youtube.com/v/5a9D1VtdvbA?version=3&hl=en_US

How To Write A Research Paper

 www.youtube.com/v/3G6mZY6QE8A?hl=en_US

A Unique Video By Teens For Teens

Teens Vs Texting: An Anti Texting and Driving Campaign

 www.youtube.com/v/W3JR6sl7wFA?hl=en_US

The Misconceptions of Being Homeschooled
(Note that the above is the video's title. Likewise, not all homeschool situations are as those portrayed here.
However, it does show you hwo it can work depending upon the family involved.)

www.youtube.com/v/I60pdgeBsqY?version=3&hl=en_US

Teenage Boy Saves Child From A House Fire

 www.youtube.com/v/XJ1VPee053g?version=3&hl=en_US

Kailee Gibson, www.ComfortCrew.Org,
and so many children of the miltary:
Thank you for your service!

 www.youtube.com/v/x7n52eBvIEA?hl=en_US

Don't Ever Judge Someone By Looks Alone -
Everyone Has A Gift To Share!

 www.youtube.com/v/ZsNlcr4frs4?version=3&hl=en_US

 www.youtube.com/v/www3RwEKcm4?version=3&hl=en_US

An Amazing Graduation Speech:
'You Are Not Special'

 www.youtube.com/v/_lfxYhtf8o4?hl=en_US

Teen Entrepreneurship!

 www.youtube.com/v/uPAwUNJvxNM?hl=en_US

Pennies Do Count,
Just As Kids Trying To Save A Schoolmate Does!

 www.youtube.com/v/QRGlqFBTfPs?version=3&hl=en_US

Public Speaking Tips
Learn Some Valuable Lessons For A Valuable Skill

 www.youtube.com/v/wmjGz4PS6sI?hl=en_US

Nathan Pustka
Some Say He Is Disabled, I Say That He Is Uniquely Enabled!

 www.youtube.com/v/SinshOsZlPg?hl=en_US

A Hero In The Classroom
There are great children in public, private, and home schools.

 www.youtube.com/v/wUdvaxcbydc?version=3&hl=en_US

I Challenge You To Watch This 'Home Movie'
And Not To Cry, While Feeling Incredibly Inspired,
At The Same Time.
Please share this with others. Thank you!

 www.youtube.com/v/o6Alt2DssYc?hl=en_US

These Young Ladies Are NOT Airheads
Check Out Their Advice On This Topic Of...

 www.youtube.com/v/w9Rmy7Rufsk?hl=en_US

Young Teen Is Out To Change The World -
$2 At A Time!

 www.youtube.com/v/243u_VnYZV0?version=3&hl=en_US

An Amazing Plymouth, MA
Thanksgiving Parade Celebration
With An Unexpected 'Surprise'

 www.youtube.com/v/VM6pdBd73u0?version=3&hl=en_US

This Video Says So Much!
'Especially' at 3 minutes and 10 seconds.

 www.youtube.com/v/QX-xToQI34I?version=3&hl=en_US

Teen Gets Over $100,000 in Grants & Prizes!
While Creating A New, Incredible Way To Test For Cancer!

Who Says That You Are 'Too Young' To Contribute To Medicine/ Science/ Or... ?

 www.youtube.com/v/pmVzs3-GNBc?version=3&hl=en_US

World Champion Archer
Hits A 'Bulls-Eye' With No Arms
But Lots Of Heart!

 www.youtube.com/v/vdKYG1099ug?version=3&hl=en_US

How Young Do You Have To Be To Make A Difference
In People's Lives?

 www.youtube.com/v/Agx7eMEMrnY?version=3&hl=en_US

Teenage Hero

 www.youtube.com/v/JMDVnfOn0BQ?version=3&hl=en_US

From: Tim Janis "Celebrate America" on Vermont PBS
(Tim is an amazing composer with a heart as wide as all outdoors!)

 www.youtube.com/v/Zo1ShphbSyo?version=3&hl=en_US

Boost Your Confidence

 www.youtube.com/v/0wvS1G5aVAg?version=3&hl=en_US

A Young American Hero

 www.youtube.com/v/JMDVnfOn0BQ?version=3&hl=en_US

This Is A Teenage Heroine!

 www.youtube.com/v/HNGPVp9-54Q?version=3&hl=en_US

A Formula For Success In Life
Based On The Actions Of Those Who 'Made It'!

 www.youtube.com/v/hzBCI13rJmA?version=3&hl=en_US

An Incredibly Inspirational Video From The X-Factor Show

www.youtube.com/v/W86jlvrG54o?version=3&hl=en_US

Over 1.2 Million Viewings Of This Short Video
Although this is not a religious site, we invite you to watch this short,
but moving video. For even if you choose to disregard the religious message
shown at the end of it, you will likely be greatly touched & inspired.

 www.youtube.com/v/EDgVske63cY?version=3&hl=en_US


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GUITAR HERO for the Blind/ Visually Impaired please click on the image below
 

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