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Young Game Changers

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Listen Up!

March 9, 2018

Podcaster Eva Karpman is only 8 years old, but she’s inspiring kids and adults. Eva is the host of Dream Big, a podcast that urges people of all ages to pursue their passion. Dream Big has been downloaded more than…

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This Just In!

January 8, 2018

HILDE LYSIAK knows how to get to the bottom of things. The 11-year-old journalist rides her bike around her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, looking for a good story. Hilde founded Selinsgrove’s newspaper, the Orange Street News. She especially enjoys writing…

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Meet Bunchie Young

December 6, 2017

Maxwell “Bunchie” Young has been named the 2017 SportsKid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids magazine. The football and track star from Los Angeles, California, is just 10 years old. But he’s already been offered a college scholarship by…

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5 Questions for Marley Dias

November 6, 2017

Marley Dias loves nothing more than getting lost in a book. But the 12-year-old grew frustrated with the reading list she was assigned at school. A black girl was hardly ever a main character. So Marley took matters into her…

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Super Business Girl

October 29, 2017

ASIA NEWSON starts each weekday at 5:00 a.m. First, the 14-year-old helps her sister get ready for school. Then she eats breakfast and hops on a school bus in Detroit, Michigan, her hometown. After school, Asia stays for dance or…

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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2017

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from 300 applicants in a nationwide competition. The crew will report on local and national news for TFK. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a TFK Kid…



Helping Others

September 6, 2017

If you see a problem, you should find a solution. That is what Alex Knoll, 12, from Post Falls, Idaho, thinks. One day, he noticed a man struggling to open a heavy door. The man was in a wheelchair. “I…


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Soap Club

January 20, 2017

A nonprofit group collects used soap from hotels to make new soap. The group is changing lives in Cambodia. Samir Lakhani was in college when he first visited Cambodia, a nation in Southeast Asia. The trip changed his life. In…


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For the Love of Lego

October 21, 2016

Matthew Shifrin got his first tub of Lego blocks when he was 5. "I've been in love with Legos ever since," he says. Shifrin is blind. Now 18, he has spent years trying to make Legos easier for blind kids…


Homemade Fun

April 27, 2012

Caine Monroy, 9, has always loved arcades. Last summer, instead of playing someone else's games, he decided to make his own. Caine was spending his summer vacation at his dad's auto-parts store in Los Angeles, California. There were plenty of…