Inspirational People

You can change the world at any age

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I came across an inspiring article this morning which I would like to share.
It is inspiring for two reasons: 1) because the child is only 8 years old which goes to show that age is quite literally only a number & 2) because her parents gave her the opportunity to become involved & were genuinely interested in her answer.

The heading of this article reads:

“Eight-year-old girl Camilla Lisant suggests possible cure for cancer to her scientist father”

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Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Malala Yousafzai

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Malala came to media attention in 2009 when she started to write in secret for a BBC blog.
She documented her views on her life & education while under threat of  Taliban rule in the valley where she lived.
Once the Taliban did take over they issued bans on various daily activities including banning women from shopping & limiting their education.
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Your Dreams Are Never Too Big

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Alyssa's call sign "Blueberry" started out as a nickname given to her at space camp.
Alyssa’s call sign “Blueberry” started out as a nickname given to her at space camp because of her blue flight suit.

I have to say that when I was 13 years old I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life but Alyssa Carson from Baton Rouge, Louisiana has already set her sights on her big career dream.

What is it you may ask?

Well, she wants to be the first person to land on Mars!
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