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UNSUNG HERO UPDATE: Ms. Frankie Capers

UNSUNG HERO UPDATE: Ms. Frankie Capers and her grandson Rhondell have safely landed in Orlando, Florida for their week long vacation! They will staying at the Vacation Village at Parkway Resort – which is only a 10-15 minute ride away from Disney. They have a super exciting week ahead of them – with visits to […]

 Unsung Hero #39, Mary Ann Sobieralski, Lead Monitor at South Dining Hall (Unsung Heroes of Notre Dame)

What is one piece of advice you would give to students? “Number one, be true to yourself. You can learn a lot of things from books, but sometimes life experiences will teach you more. If you get knocked down, get back up again. Life isn’t a barrel of roses all the time, so you need […]

Unsung Hero #38 – Geoffrey Neal, Assistant Curator at North Carolina Botanical Garden

“I’m sure I’m not the first person to say this, but I’m going to say it anyway. My one bit of advice: put your phone in your pocket and walk across campus with your eyes open and your heads up. Because you are missing so much when you don’t do that . . . this […]

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“The greatest impact is through building humanitarian projects on the ground. To raise the wellbeing of a group in need, unsung heroes is a citizen initiative that does more than encourage people to throw coins in a charity box. It’s an initiative that gives voice to the voiceless on a college campus while recognizing the value of these citizen workers as human beings with an ambition and a dream.”

-Student at Georgetown University

Student at Georgetown University

“.. I know that students are there for an education and they don’t have much time for small talk, which is why I try to say, good morning as much as a can. It’s not much, but it’s the thought and kind greeting that can make a difference! This needs to spread around to other colleges and universities!”
-Custodian at Carnegie Mellon University

Custodian at Carnegie Mellon University

“..We hear a lot about how social media is creating divisions between us, how it is supplanting real human interactions, and coarsening our national dialogue. There is truth to some of that, but ultimately, like so many tools, it can be used for good as well as bad. ..This inspiring story from the Washington Post about how one student took to Facebook and created a page Unsung Heroes to bridge divides is a wonderful case in point.”

Dan Rather, Emmy Award winning American journalist & former news anchor for CBS Evening News

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Proud of the work that @unsungheroesorg is doing, & happy to see the growth from my alma mater to other campuses. This is true inspiration.

The truth is that we have #unsungheroes all around us. Let's show them our appreciation.

This is why a singing bus driver never lost hope after 50 years of dreaming. https://t.co/IuQUX5h7Qm

College bus driver’s dream to sing in front of a big crowd comes true with students help https://t.co/gNYLlfjP91 via @epochtimes

Ms. Frankie Capers and her grandson Rhondell have returned from their week long vacation to Orlando!! #FrankiesBirthdayWish #UnsungHeroes

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  • UNSUNG HERO UPDATE: Ms. Frankie Capers and her grandson Rhondell have returned from their week long vacation to Orlando!! #FrankiesBirthdayWish #UnsungHeroes
  • Ms. Frankie Capers and her grandson Rhondell have safely landed in Orlando for their week long vacation! 🛬🏰🏖#FrankiesBirthdayWish #UnsungHeroes
  • Thank you Steve Harvey for sharing Larry's voice with the world!! 🎤🎶
  • Unsung Hero #39, Mary Ann Sobieralski, Lead Monitor at South Dining Hall (Unsung Heroes of @notredame)
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What is one piece of advice you would give to students? -----------------------------------------------------"Number one, be true to yourself. You can learn a lot of things from books, but sometimes life experiences will teach you more. If you get knocked down, get back up again. Life isn’t a barrel of roses all the time, so you need to learn to not take everything to heart. Be yourself and enjoy, one day at a time. Also, money isn’t everything. Family and friendship are most important. Nobody will love you like your family. You can always depend on them. We’ve all had some bad experiences, but we’ve also had a lot of good ones too. So be yourself and just enjoy, one day at a time."

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