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In a year of unprecedented natural disasters and a global pandemic, we want to thank all the selfless people on the front lines, helping our communities in moments of need. Discover stories of those responding to challenging circumstances with relentless optimism, humanity, and hope.
In a year of unprecedented natural disasters and a global pandemic, we want to thank all the selfless people on the front lines, helping our communities in moments of need. Discover stories of those responding to challenging circumstances with relentless optimism, humanity, and hope.
To all those helping on the front lines, thank you.
A fire department brings care to a community hit hard by the pandemic
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Meet the man on a mission to clean up Africa’s air using AI
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How a grief counselor brings connection to a community
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Grab & Go School Lunch During Coronavirus
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Our dreams won’t wait

As another school year begins, we support all those who are working to pursue their learning goals, no matter what.

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Meet veterans finding new opportunities after service
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How one woman is using Google Maps to transform the trucking industry
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How a cowgirl and her community are creating a legacy
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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How AI is helping provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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My Block, My Hood, My City
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How one DJ is amplifying the songs and stories of Asian Americans
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How a community of women from 190 countries crossed language barriers
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How one archeologist is preserving and sharing Egypt’s cultural heritage  with the world
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My voice is my power with Android accessibility features
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How a woman most at risk during the pandemic is helping her community
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A father uses YouTube to make a better prosthetic eye for his daughter
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Meet the team using machine learning to help save the world's bees
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How one woman is using machine learning to help NASA track asteroids
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How TensorFlow AI is helping preserve Japanese culture
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Stories from recent graduates to inspire those beginning a new school year
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A young music lover finds his path by following the call of the whales
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A self-taught Native American coder brings her community with her
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Thank You, Healthcare Workers
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My voice is my power with Android accessibility features
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When dementia takes memories away, a bicycle helps bring them back
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Recognizing Pride’s origin and the Black trans womxn who led the way
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A journalist brings African LGBTQ+ stories into the spotlight
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How one DJ is amplifying the songs and stories of Asian Americans
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How Google Maps helped plan the largest motorcycle relay in history
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See what the world was searching for in 2019
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Celebrating America’s most searched for Black History Month
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