Heroes

Janitor Rescues 19 Seniors From Abandoned Center
Janitor Rescues 19 Seniors From Abandoned Center

“I’d never want to see my parents or grandparents go through anything like that.” >>

Brave Strangers Rescue Teen from Fiery Car Crash
Brave Strangers Rescue Teen from Fiery Car Crash

It looked like the mangled wreck would be engulfed in flames at any minute. >>

She Landed Her Plane on the Hudson River
She Landed Her Plane on the Hudson River

When her plane lost power, pilot Deniece De Priester pulled off a perfect water landing. >>

Everyday Heroes Who Used Robotics to Help a Classmate
Everyday Heroes Who Used Robotics to Help a Classmate

Two engineering students help a classmate in need. >>

Meet the Parents Fighting to End Pediatric Cancer
Meet the Parents Fighting to End Pediatric Cancer

When these parents heard the unimaginable words “your child has cancer,” they grieved—then… >>

Profile in Courage: The Teacher
Profile in Courage: The Teacher

Rhonda Crosswhite risked her life to protect her students from the tornado that devastated Moore… >>

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Everyday Heroes: “Marathon Queen” Raises $200,000

A dedicated daughter does the extraordinary. >>

Everyday Heroes: Three Acts of Generosity
Everyday Heroes: Three Acts of Generosity

Three acts of generosity inspire others around them. >>

Profile in Courage: The Firefighters
Profile in Courage: The Firefighters

In June 2013, 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots lost their lives fighting one of the worst wildfires in… >>

Profile in Courage: The Marine
Profile in Courage: The Marine

Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter almost lost his life in an attempt to protect a fellow Marine from a… >>

Profile in Courage: The Citizen
Profile in Courage: The Citizen

Off-duty Army Specialist Michael Menchaca put his life in danger to save a man in a wheelchair who… >>

What Makes Someone Brave?
What Makes Someone Brave?

Does courage live in the heart or the mind? What compels some people to turn toward danger and… >>

Everyday Heroes: Social Media Saves a Battered Puppy
Everyday Heroes: Social Media Saves a Battered Puppy

Tied to a truck and dragged for miles, this young pup has seen extraordinary cruelty—and… >>

Everyday Heroes: The Intrepid Trucker
Everyday Heroes: The Intrepid Trucker

With courage, quick thinking, and a little help from a friend, Michael Schiotis saves a stranger. >>

Everyday Heroes: The Fearless Fiancée
Everyday Heroes: The Fearless Fiancée

A bride-to-be saves a stranger's son from drowning: “He was reaching and grasping for something… >>

Everyday Heroes: The Boy Who Stopped a Kidnapper
Everyday Heroes: The Boy Who Stopped a Kidnapper

When the young Jocelyn Rojas was snatched outside of her home, a quick-thinking teen sprang into… >>

Everyday Heroes: The Lottery Winner's Legacy
Everyday Heroes: The Lottery Winner’s Legacy

Looking to help a young woman with cancer, a lottery winner gave one burger-flipper the tip of a… >>

Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber
Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber

A former boxing champion takes a repeat offender off the streets. >>

Awesome Life Advice from Your Favorite Superheroes
Awesome Life Advice from Your Favorite Superheroes

If you're looking to seize "a day, unlike any other!" remember these encouraging quotes, culled… >>

9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, there is a 1 in 8 chance of a woman having invasive… >>