Simon Eng, 22, has already touched the lives of thousands of children around the world and he wants to help a lot more. Born with Down Syndrome, Eng explains his passion simply, “Poor countries, poor people and poor children—I want to help them.”  Despite limited communication skills, Eng began packing school kits for MCC Alberta in November 2006. Fourteen months later he had reached the milestone of 10,000 school kits. (story and photo at


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