unsung hero (n) : one who has created positive change in history by improving the lives of others, but has yet to be recognized

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The Right Heroes

Matt Langdon of the Hero Construction Company and Hero Roundtable discusses his search for the right kind of heroes for today's young people. more

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7 Nov

2014 Discovery Award Winners Celebrate with Peers, Parents and Community

Middle schoolers in Even Yehuda, Israel, won the $10,000 grand prize. more
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Through our unique project-based learning approach, we collaborate with students, educators and parents to discover, develop and communicate Unsung Heroes stories.
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Have you or your team brought an Unsung Hero to light? Our Discovery Award recognizes outstanding student projects in various formats with prizes up to $10,000.
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