November is Adoption Awareness Month and today we’re going to learn about Mohamed Bzeek, a man who has dedicated his life to being a foster parent for children who are terminally ill and have been taken from their parents due to abuse or have been abandoned by their parents. After Bzeek and his wife began adopting children, they had their own biological son who died from a severe illness at the age of four. Bzeek’s wife then also died and despite all of this he has kept going, becoming a foster parent to over 80 orphans—all with terminal illnesses
Today we are going to learn about two brothers, 22 year old Jaylan and 12 year old Julian, who’ve faced exceptional challenges in their lives, including the death of both of their parents and a natural disaster that nearly destroyed their home. Let’s see how their perseverance, commitment to each other, and the support of others in their community have enabled them to overcome their challenges.
Star Safety for the Philadelphia Eagles, Anthony Harris, shows us how to be grateful for the kindness we receive, and how to pass it forward to others.
Most of us have likely heard about the war in Ukraine and terrible devastation that is occurring. Sometimes when a very large man-made or natural disaster occurs it is difficult to think about the perspective of individual people living through the disaster. In today’s lesson, we will practice empathy in learning more about the experiences of individual Ukrainian families and then also how two American teenagers through creativity, wisdom and technology have come up with a way to help people fleeing the war.
During Black History Month, Trombone Shorty’s life shows us why it’s important to know our history, how our history can be a foundation and source of inspiration to strive for excellence today, and how learning from our history can help us to better move forward in our own unique way.
Today we’re going to learn about a young woman from Denver whose courage and sense of duty saved the lives of 3 children. Dusti Talavera was in her apartment and noticed 3 children playing on the ice of a pond just outside of her apartment when suddenly the ice gave way and all 3 children plunged into the icy water. Join us to find out how Dusti and many others saved these children’s lives, and how through her example we can be heroes too.
David Flink is an inspiring person who went from struggling with learning disabilities to excelling in school, and now leads a program that empowers thousands of children with learning differences.
Facing significant physical and emotional challenges, these Olympians show us how to be resilient in constructively engaging the challenges of life by defining their own higher purpose and living with perseverance.
Electrician sparks a movement to care for elderly people in need.