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Making a Difference
Children who lend a helping hand show they can make a difference and change the world
She went to New Orleans to clean up after Hurricane Katrina – and stayed to start a charter school
How a college president toppled the ivory tower
'Super-librarian' figures out secret to getting kids to read
Her guiding principle when working with at-risk teens: Never, ever give up
Helping South Korea's foreign workers win fair treatment
She uses paint, brushes, and volunteers to clean up graffiti and build communities
Matching kids with adults who live their dream
Surviving floods, droughts, and poachers' bullets to save elephants
Helping teens be a real guitar hero – by caring for others
He invites suicide jumpers for a cup of tea
Hitting a high note by helping high school musicians in Seattle shed limitations
She recruited Facebook friends to save Gulf Coast's hermit crabs.
Liberia's only woman newspaper editor packs a 'Punch'
He teaches inner-city kids how to be smart about money
Entrepreneur Jimmy Pham went back to Vietnam to help lift others out of poverty
Once a high-tech exec, he now shares his passion for reading in Asia and Africa.
After seeing Mumbai's slums bulldozed, he now works to save and restore them
Protecting women and girls in China, where one child per family is the rule – and a boy the preference.
Even rising drug violence won't stop him from helping Mexico's poor
Defying tradition in Syria to serve as a full-time surrogate mother
Helping migrant workers prove who they are – and avoid exploitation
'Wolf man' Doug Smith studies Yellowstone's restored predators
Teacher combats a Colombian youth crisis with dance
A business course that puts personal growth on the bottom line
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