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Yisrael Rutman

Everybody gets discouraged some time or other. Even the greatest people have their ups and downs. But they don’t give up. They keep on trying. Even if you don’t reach your goal in the end, if you haven’t given up, that itself is a comeback. This week, Jr. explores many different kinds of comebacks. We hope they inspire you to make a great comeback of your own.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Water on Fire Imagine taking a stroll around a lake when suddenly a blaze of red, yellow, and blue meets your eyes. Well,Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River, which flows into Lake Erie, was so polluted with chemicals that on June 22, 1969 it actually caught fire. People were so shocked, it started the environmental movement. Since then, there’s been a massive cleanup all over the country, and many of America’s lakes and rivers are looking much better. Fish species that had disappeared from the Cuyahoga and Lake Erie are returning.

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