By now you might have heard the story of the band Atomic Tom. They made a video on a New York City subway using nothing but their voices and their Iphones. The video below shows them singing one of their original songs, called “Take Me Out”. The band started in 2006,… Read more »
It has long been believed that music can inspire at any given moment in time. This time it was in the Tube in London with a hip hop American group named Naturally 7. This group is amazing – they create the sound of an entire band using no instruments, just their voices! This video shows Naturally… Read more »
Nick Wood is an inspirational teenager. He is homeless, but he doesn’t let his circumstances bring him down. In fact, he finds a way to thrive in a new school and environment. He does so with the help of a thoughtful football coach and because he wants to create a better life for himself. Additional… Read more »
Terrence Williams is an NBA player for the New Jersey Nets. Recently, he learned a valuable lesson when he did a stint with the Nets D league affiliate. He was sent there as a punishment for being late to practice and meetings. Sometimes it’s easy to lose your perspective on how… Read more »
In 1998, John Wood was a Microsoft executive when he took a vacation that changed his life forever. The vacation started as a trekking holiday in Nepal, but it became a spiritual journey and then a mission. John decided he wanted to change the world one book and one child at a time by setting… Read more »
In 2006, Dan Austin and his brother spent two weeks in Cambodia working at a children’s hospital. During that trip, they took a bike ride through the countryside. Then, after they rode, they planned to donate their bikes to the local orphanage. They thought this act of kindness would make a great ending to their Cambodian trip. But… Read more »
The film A SMALL ACT follows the story of Chris Mburu. He was the top student in his Kenyan village. But with no money for school fees, he had little hope of a future. Then, a total stranger named Hilde Back sponsored his early education through a “sponsor a needy child” campaign. She paid… Read more »
For those of you old enough to remember the 1992 Olympics, this video of Derek Redmond was one of the most memorable moments of those entire Olympics. Derek badly injures his hamstring but somehow finds the strength to finish the race with the help of his dad.
Wofford College president Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who taught him about passionate living and lifelong learning.
Kassandra Gonsalves wanted to comfort foster children as they move from one place to another. So she started Good Night, Sleep Tight to help do just that. Check out how Kassandra gets others involved in this great idea. And she got it started when she was only 10 years old! Additional Resources: Here is an… Read more »