Explore the value of Opportunity
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including opportunity. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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Here are some inspiring stories about opportunity.
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JASON'S VISION Jason is a man with vision. He lives in a rural Levy County area and saw a need. People with disabilities in this community had limited choices and not much of a chance of reaching their goals or fulfilling their dreams. He began by opening a gift shop, and has not only created a place for his friends and...
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HELPING OR HURTING Years ago my husband and I were walking in the city when a man approached us asking for money. He was quite dirty and smelled very bad. The television news had been focusing on the problem of people on the street begging, but not really needing help. They asked that nobody give these people anything. My husband,...
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BIG OPPORTUNITY, BIG DECISION Hello, Its Thatch Your Cowboy from the Hall of Fame Commercial! I would like to share with you something that happened that led me to have to make a very big decision, and because of having the knowledge of so many Values and the understanding of these Values in my life I was able to make the decision, and...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”

Alexander Graham Bell

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“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”

Lao Tzu

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“Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. ”

Emily Dickinson

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“When nothing is sure, everything is possible.”

Margaret Drabble

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“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ”

Thomas Edison

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'opportunity'.
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Maddie B Maddie is a great skier, she is also my brothers best friend. She is a very good friend of my family's and she used to live by us until we moved, but we still live close to her. She might be in the Olympics this year for skiing and my family is very exited. She spends almost every thanksgiving at my family's...
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Suzi H Suzi took Christina-Taylor to meet Congresswoman Giffords. She told Christina-Taylor she could be like Gabrielle and Christina-Taylor believed it. She believed she could be a congresswoman, a baseball star and anything she wanted. Suzi inspired Christina-Taylor and the rest of us to be better mentors and citizens.
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
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Your Comments
Anderson from Colatina-ES, Brasil APRIL 5, 2012
The opportunity may come more than once but we must never lose it, especially if it benefits us.

Reva Peryini from 6th Ring of Jupiter FEBRUARY 14, 2011
This site is great, it's really inspiring!

Lazarus Musonda from lazarousmuso@gmail.com JUNE 14, 2010
An opportunist is ever-rising, whereas a pessimist has difficulties in identifying opportunities for rising.