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“Friend-less” boy joins pro hockey team

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He’s not heavy; he’s my brother
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger boy was strapped to his brother's back. They hope to raise awareness about the condition that prevents the younger boy from being able to walk without help. Hu...
A 14-year-old boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday. On his back was his 7-year-old brother. The younger b...
- Posted on June 9, 2014
8-year-old girl takes the wheel, saves the day
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and drove the family's SUV when her mother fell unconscious on their highway ride to school. Abby Porter and her mom, Shelly, were headed to her school in Riverto...
An 8-year-old southeast Kansas girl is being hailed for her quick, calm thinking. She grabbed the steering wheel and ...
- Posted on May 16, 2014
Blind teen is one of the best pole vaulters in Texas
Charlotte Brown used her seeing-eye dog to navigate the track. An electronic beeper with a high-pitched signal told her when it was time to jump. About 90 minutes later, the blind pole vaulter had cleared three heights, soaring 11 feet to earn a tie for fourth place at the T...
Charlotte Brown used her seeing-eye dog to navigate the track. An electronic beeper with a high-pitched signal told her when it was time to jump. About 90 minutes later, the blind pole vaulter had cleared three heights, soaring 11 feet to earn a tie for fourth place at the T...
Charlotte Brown used her seeing-eye dog to navigate the track. An electronic beeper with a high-pitched signal told h...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
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...
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...
A century from now, the bishops in the Hartford Archdiocese might be looking for someone to honor. If so, they might ...
- 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...
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...
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs. Millions of peop...
- 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...
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...
A little girl from Afghanistan lost her arm in the war there. So doctors and therapists worked with her by fitting he...
- 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...
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...
In the town of Swedesboro, New Jersey, 5th grade students are determined to make two thousand paper cranes before the...
- 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...
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...
When people battle cancer, sometimes they lose their hair. Delaney Clements is battling cancer. She lost her hair dur...
- 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 ...
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 ...
The Girl Scouts have a new sales leader. An Oklahoma City girl broke the organization's decades-old sales record. But...
- 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...
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...
A Michigan boy who said he didn't want an 11th birthday party — because he had no friends — is getting a new gig....
- Posted on March 21, 2014