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Make It Happen! Domingo Zapata, Artist

Make It Happen! Domingo Zapata, Artist

As a young boy in Spain, artist Domingo Zapata was inspired by the beauty of the landscape around him, and his creativity was fueled when helping his dad paint cars. After college, Domingo moved to New York and took a job on Wall Street. The job...

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Make It Happen! Judaline Cassidy, Plumber

Make It Happen! Judaline Cassidy, Plumber

Judaline Cassidy impacts lives and inspires women around the world with her experiences as a plumber in New York City. As a professional woman in a male-dominated trade, Judaline faced many challenges as she worked hard to develop the skills...

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Make It Happen! Josiah Ng, Cyclist

Make It Happen! Josiah Ng, Cyclist

Josiah Ng had just arrived in Malaysia. His dream of cycling for the US Olympic Team hadn’t worked out. He had grown up in California, but wasn’t a US citizen, so he couldn’t join the US team. His last shot was to convince the national team in...

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Make It Happen! Josh Johnson, Tap Dancer

Make It Happen! Josh Johnson, Tap Dancer

Deep under the streets of New York City, the subway car doors slide open. Josh Johnson looks at the passengers as they crowd in around him, then he slips off his sneakers and replaces them with tap shoes. As the train rumbles down the tracks...

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Neema’s Reason to Smile

Neema’s Reason to Smile

What’s in your dream basket? Neema’s is full of big dreams, like becoming a scientist, an inventor, or a teacher. Neema’s Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to...

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Make It Happen! Series

Make It Happen! Series

How do people become successful? Are some people just lucky? Biographies from Make It Happen! help students answer these questions while building reading and life skills necessary to understand how to reach their own goals. This series is not...

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