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HLN contributor Hines Ward celebrates student-athletes across America who have accomplished the extraordinary by overcoming difficult circumstances, giving back to their communities, or simply having an infectious positive attitude! For Hines, this is a national expansion of a local project he launched in partnership with the Celebrate Positive organization.

Ugandan-born soccer player connects Atlanta to Africa

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Lacrosse player battles leukemia with help from her sister

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Wrestler rallies school to support student with cancer

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After losing everything, a volleyball player rebuilds

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Scott Tibbetts rallies team, community after sister’s death

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Distance runner helps inspire next generation in Ecuador

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United by hockey, brothers fight cancer together

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Basketball player overcomes jaw cancer

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Stoneman Douglas football team helps community heal

Basketball star inspires the next generation

High school wrestler hopes to honor Uncle's legacy

High school wrestler hopes to honor Uncle’s legacy

Indy teen focuses her efforts to help fight childhood hunger

Indy teen focuses her efforts to help fight childhood hunger

Stoneman Douglas football team helps community heal

Stoneman Douglas football team helps community heal

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Lamont Smith organizes relief for hurricane victims

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Trevor Melehan former patient now gives back

Ben Herold gives back

Ben Herold gives back to Minnesota Community

Khoury Bethley keeps promise to his late mom

McClain Hermes turns blindness into an ability

Brandon Whiterock inspired by his Mother’s Legacy

Runner organizes a 5k in her brother's memory

Runner organizes a 5k in her brother’s memory

Despite never experiencing American football before coming to the U.S.

Despite never experiencing American football before coming to the U.S.

Jordan Pickett is making a difference on and off the tennis court

Jordan Pickett is making a difference on and off the tennis court

Golfer raises money for Hurricane Harvey victims

Golfer raises money for Hurricane Harvey victims

Sierrah-Lemons

Sierrah Lemons shines despite cancer

Kendall Stier

Kendall Stier finds gold medal success

Melvon Cooper

Melvon Cooper helps shape his community

Ricky Perez beats cancer, returns to field

Kandi Hudson helps the homeless

Jay Pollock helps special needs students

Former child slave gets a second chance at life

Former child slave gets a second chance at life

High school runner excels in and out of the classroom

High school runner excels in and out of the classroom

MLS and Special Olympics team up

MLS and Special Olympics team up

Max Bobholz

Max Bobholz donating baseball equipment to Kenya

Landon Benton wants others to "roll with us"

Landon Benton wants others to “roll with us”

Savannah Horton unites small town

Faith Davies gives back and inspires young minds

Kendall Brest is “Kendall-Strong”

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