Have you ever wondered if you were hero material? Yes, plain old simple you! You don’t have many talents, you make average grades in school, and no one picks you first for anything. Wee, take heart. Some of the greater heroes in our world today don’t have a vast following of admirers. These young people just do their thing quietly and effectively, changing lives and making a difference. Allow me to introduce you to a few.
Peter Larson camps out in a cardboard box in his backyard to raise funds for homeless people. Sound like fun? He does this in the winter-in Minnesota.
Mason Wilde, a teen in Kansas, uses a 3-D printer to create artificial hands for people who’ve lost their real hands.
Katie Stagliano raises vegetables to feed the hungry people who live in her South Carolina town. When folk support her efforts with money, she turns around and provides grants to other young gardeners who want to do same in town.
Bailey Reese who lives in Florida, collects candies and sends them overseas to America soldiers fighting wars far from home.
She calls her boxes of treats “Hero Hugs”
Using the incredible power of music, Alexis Kusy plays the piano at a local nursing home where her tunes somehow unlock memories in the minds of elderly people who are suffering from dementia and Alzheimer Disease. One of those people is her grandmother.
Willow Phelps loves animals so much, she wants to be their voice. How? She raises money for their care and helps many get adopted. The sick and old ones that no one wants? She takes them home to spend their final days wrapped in her love.