-- Matthew Sanford, 42 of Orono, Minn., founded Mind Body Solutions, a
nonprofit organization dedicated to revolutionizing the rehabilitation
-- Darius Weems, 18 of Athens, Ga., works to raise money and awareness for
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) research through "Darius Goes West,"
a documentary that chronicles his courageous journey across America.
-- Lorraine Kerwood, 47 of Eugene, Ore., created an electronics recycling
and distribution center, NextStep, which brings refurbished computers
to disadvantaged communities.
-- Zander Srodes, 17 of Cape Haze, Fla., has educated more than 5,000
students about sea turtle conservation through a series of educational
presentations called "Turtle Talks" which he developed along with a
children's activity book on the subject.
-- Charles Turner, 48 of Sedley, Va., founded the Blackwater-Nottoway
Riverkeeper Program, which mobilizes individuals to patrol rivers
looking for signs of pollution and educate others about the importance
of clean, wild waterways.
-- Zach Bonner, 10 of Valrico, Fla., founded the Little Red Wagon
Foundation, Inc., an organization that collects and donates backpacks
filled with food and school items to disadvantaged children nationwide.
-- Rocco Fiorentino, 11 of Voorhees, N.J., has been blind since birth and
works with the Little Rock Foundation, a nonprofit organization
established by his family to provide resources for children, parents,
therapists, and educators who are facing issues related to blindness.
-- Dallas Jessup, 16 of Vancouver, Wash., wrote and produced "Just Yell
Fire," a film for women of all ages illustrating simple self-defense
strategies to defend against an attack, kidnapping or sexual assaul
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