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Neil deGrasse Tyson Inspires Budding Astrophysicist With Dyslexia 

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the nerd we’d all like to be one day, continues his uncontested run as the best human being on earth. At a recent talk, an 8-year-old girl named Lois asked him whether she could be an astrophysicist even though she had dyslexia and Tyson dropped some inspirational knowledge about success and… » 4/26/15 1:00pm 4/26/15 1:00pm

How My Daughter Became Wet Seal's First Model With Down Syndrome

When I received the prenatal diagnosis that my baby had Down syndrome, my world came to a skidding halt. My mother wisely let me cry for about 20 minutes, then asked me what had changed. I remember telling her everything had changed. Then she said the words that would set the stage for how my daughter would be… » 10/04/13 12:50pm 10/04/13 12:50pm

12-Year-Old South Bronx Girl Reads 300 Books A Year

Next time you're eyeing your dusty copy of Infinite Jest but end up in bed eating cheese fries and watching My Strange Addiction, remember the words of inspiring South Bronx sixth grader Neveah Mosher: "Being able to read is like the most wonderful thing ever. [...] If you give me a book and say it's good, I'll read… » 3/30/13 12:00pm 3/30/13 12:00pm