Emma, who although she's two years younger, is known as Claire's "big sister." Emma is particularly dedicated to her music, basketball and friends. She is a capable canoeist, and has recently spent time in Chicago and Boston.

Claire Addressing World Food Prize

Here's our prairie-born girl immersed in pure joy during a whale-watching trip on the Atlantic Ocean.

Downtown Chicago

She's just as comfortable scooping the loop in Chicago...

northern pike

or catching her dinner on a northern lake.

See more about Emma at the high hopes blog Emma pages.