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8th grader bakes muffins for homeless A century from now, the bishops in the Hartford Archdiocese might be looking for someone to honor. If so, they might want to consider David Albright. On nearly every week for the past five years, the golden-hearted 13-year-old has been baking muffins for the down-and-out. He... - Posted on April 7, 2014
Two-legged dog inspires two-legged humans A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of people have seen him in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belon... - Posted on April 7, 2014
War takes girl’s arm, but not her artistry A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting her with a prosthetic arm. They knew it would change her life. But little did they realize how and how much. Within weeks of strapping on her new limb, 7-year-o... - Posted on April 3, 2014
Fifth grade students set goal of 2,000 cranes In the town of Swedesboro, New Jersey, 5th grade students are determined to make two thousand paper cranes before the end of the school year. Their goal is to put smiles on kids' faces. The idea of making the paper cranes started when their teacher, Tara Milward, read them t... - Posted on April 1, 2014
School bans girl who shaved head to support friend When people battle cancer, sometimes they lose their hair. Delaney Clements is battling cancer. She lost her hair during treatment for the disease. "I have cancer called neuroblastoma and I've been getting a treatment called chemotherapy and it makes my hair fall out," Cleme... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Girl Scout sets new sales record The Girl Scouts have a new sales leader. An Oklahoma City girl broke the organization's decades-old sales record. But her margin of victory was slim - almost as slim as a Thin Mint. Her strategy? Ask everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies. Katie Francis sold ... - Posted on March 26, 2014
“Friend-less” boy joins pro hockey team A Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party — because he had no friends — is getting a new gig. Professional hockey player. Colin and his family were surprised by players and coaches of the Kalamazoo Wings at a restaurant this week. "I wa... - Posted on March 21, 2014
Middle school students have a robot in their class A girl in Danville, Pennsylvania is recovering at home from a spinal operation. But she isn't missing any school. Instead, she is keeping up with her peers by using a remote-controlled robot. The robot was invented by Double Robotics, of Seattle. It was bought by the Central... - Posted on March 19, 2014
Wrestler shows classy moves – on and off the mat A Minnesota high school wrestler won over the crowd with a hug that came away from the mat — and after a loss. He didn't get upset when he lost the 120-pound title match in the Class 3A tournament. Instead, Blaine High School sophomore Malik Stewart went over to his oppone... - Posted on March 16, 2014
Teen skates with no legs Brody Roybal was born without legs. But that didn't stop him from trying any number of sports at an early age. His mom remembers thinking he looked like the Peanuts character Pigpen when he'd hit a baseball and kick up dust when using his arms to swing. So baseball w... - Posted on February 27, 2014