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Change Makers II

03Nov 19
Simone Biles makes history

Simone Biles makes history

On October 13, 2019, Simone Biles won her 25th World Championship medal. That’s the most of any gymnast, ever. She took home five gold medals from the most recent championship in Germany. Biles performs some very difficult moves. She even has some named after her. The “Biles” involves twisting and flipping on a dismount. It caused…

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05Nov 19

First Native American poet laureate

Joy Harjo will take her place as U.S. poet laureate in the fall of 2019. She is the first Native American poet to hold this position. As a member of…

03Nov 19

Famous singer makes her talk show debut

Kelly Clarkson started hosting her own show in September 2019. She’s inviting people from different backgrounds to sit down for a chat. Some famous, some not. She wants to start…

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Change Makers II is a continuation of our popular series that highlights the work of some of the world’s most influential people. It features more than 100 individuals from history and the present, and from countries around the world. Each title includes a diverse selection of 12 men and women who had a lasting impact: architects, artists, athletes, chefs, educators, military leaders, musicians, and poets.

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