The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child’s father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying. Nurse Donnell Tholley, 25, had seen hundreds like Fatu Turay in his work at Ebola clinics around the country. He knew to […]Read more "Nurse Adopts Baby After Mother Dies"
Jenny Mama could’ve had much worse than a broken neck if her 7-year-old nephew Mason Farr didn’t come to her rescue. While at Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City, Maryland, on May 25, Mama, Mason and Mason’s mom, Karen Turner, all headed down a water slide only 15 minutes after arriving. Mama went down […]Read more "Heroic Boy Saves Aunt From Drowning"
A small pug nicknamed “Teddy” is lucky to be alive after the elderly dog was left to die inside a plastic garbage bag that was tossed along an isolated road in the Town of Royalton. The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Bolton and Mountain Roads in Gasport. “It […]Read more "Girl Saves Dog Left For Dead In Plastic Bag"
A 10-year-old boy who got lost while looking for mushrooms on a family hiking and fishing trip has been found in the Uinta Mountains in Utah. Authorities say they found Malachi Bradley cold and hungry, curled up between rocks as temperatures dipped into the 30s overnight. He had wrapped his T-shirt around his legs and huddled […]Read more "Child Missing In Forest Found Alive"
John Cena had long ago turned “Never give up” from his wrestling catchphrase into a motto for sick children who have to fight daily more than the WWE superstar ever has inside the ring. On Monday, he will become the first celebrity to grant 500 wishes in Make-A-Wish Foundation history. “I just drop everything,” Cena […]Read more "WWE Star Grants 500 Make-A-Wish Requests"
At this point in the 3D-printing game it should be obvious why the tech exists and why we should all own 3D printers: because they can change lives. Nowhere is that point hammered home more than in videos featuring the E-nable arms. In this latest video a girl named Isabella gets an amazing purple and […]Read more "Young Girl Unpacks New 3-D Printed Arm"
The first day of school can be an exciting and yet scary time. Andrew Macias gave a reporter a strong, confident “yes,” when she asked if he was excited for his first day of pre-kindergarten at City Terrace Elementary School in Los Angeles this week. The 4-year-old was a little less sure when she asked him […]Read more "Child Realizes He’ll Miss His Mom At School"
With schools closed until classes resume in her rural Washington State community, Phyllis Shaughnessy knows that kids who receive free or subsidized cafeteria meals during the academic year may go without during the long summer months. So, stocked with more than 200 sack lunches a day and a core of volunteers to help pack them, […]Read more "Lady Delivers Lunches To Needy Kids"
Children who read books to a local barber have received a free haircut as part of a community event in Dubuque to help families prepare for the upcoming school year. Barber Courtney Holmes traded the tales for trims on Saturday during the second annual Back to School Bash in Comiskey Park Tayshawn Kirby, 9, of […]Read more "Barber Gets Kids Reading With Free Haircuts"
When a 3-year-old boy was approached by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he asked for something a little out of the ordinary. While most kids his age dream of Disneyland, Kellen Tilton wanted a path he could travel on in his wheelchair to help his dad with the barn in their backyard. “It is a unique wish,” […]Read more "Paralysed Child Has Unique Wish"