Heroes

Everyday Heroes: The Boss Who Took a Chance
Everyday Heroes: The Boss Who Took a Chance

Meet a teen who hoofed it for miles, desperate for a job and a way to feed his family. >>

Joshua Miele: Inspiration from an Unthinkable Crime
Joshua Miele: Inspiration from an Unthinkable Crime

Joshua Miele's sight was stolen from him when he was a child. Forty years later, he's giving the… >>

They Came Running: Heroes of the Boston Marathon Bombing
They Came Running: Heroes of the Boston Marathon Bombing

Immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings, these everyday heroes joined together to help at… >>

Seven Amazing Hero Pets
Seven Amazing Hero Pets

Inspiring stories on four legs: These animals prove that some furry friends can make all the… >>

Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History
Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birthday, we honor everyday men and women whose brave… >>

6 Ways Social Media Made the World a Better Place
6 Ways Social Media Made the World a Better Place

More than cat pics: A brief look at social media history and the most significant ways networks… >>

How 6 Lost Pets Found Their Way Home
How 6 Lost Pets Found Their Way Home

Getting a second chance at love? Priceless. >>

5 Amazing Stories of Things Lost, Then Found
5 Amazing Stories of Things Lost, Then Found

Thanks to the kindness of strangers, these precious lost objects were returned to their rightful… >>

Grandpa Wrestles a Gator to Save His Dog
Grandpa Wrestles a Gator to Save His Dog

Florida retiree Steve Gustafson stops at nothing to rescue his dog Bounce from the jaws of a… >>

Man Risks Life to Save Boys Floating Out to Sea
Man Risks Life to Save Boys Floating Out to Sea

"They were floating out to sea": How an everyday hero rescued two boys in dire circumstances. >>

Barefoot Teen Braves Fire, Saves Neighbors
Barefoot Teen Braves Fire, Saves Neighbors

“I’d never seen smoke like that,” he says. “My glasses immediately turned black from the… >>

Angel in an Apron: Baker Saves Couple from Plane Crash
Angel in an Apron: Baker Saves Couple from Plane Crash

Read how a couple survives a fiery plane crash thanks to a baker and his buddy in this gripping… >>

How 6 Small Towns Honor Veterans
How 6 Small Towns Honor Veterans

Inspiring: Throughout the year, these small towns honor all United States veterans in unique ways… >>

Teen Saves Others from Deer Attack Using a Hammer
Teen Saves Others from Deer Attack Using a Hammer

When high school student Alexis Vaughan saw a buck attacking a woman, she took matters into her own… >>

Hometown Heroes: Building Homes for Disabled Veterans
Hometown Heroes: Building Homes for Disabled Veterans

Back from war, two injured soldiers help other vets rebuild their lives. >>

Hometown Heroes: Facebook Friends Save Teen from Suicide
Hometown Heroes: Facebook Friends Save Teen from Suicide

Friends use Facebook to avert a student’s suicide. >>

Miracle Rescue from an Icy River Plunge
Miracle Rescue from an Icy River Plunge

On a frigid winter day, a group of strangers band together to save three children. >>

Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly
Bear Attack: The Story of Seven Boys and One Grizzly

Seven high school students were near the end of their month-long survival course in the Alaskan… >>

Hometown Heroes: The Dirty Dozen
Hometown Heroes: The Dirty Dozen

How a group of former sorority sisters found peace, purpose, and carpentry skills in New Orleans. >>

Paula Lucas: International Angel
Paula Lucas: International Angel

Paula Lucas dreamed of being able to help battered women living overseas. In 2001, she started… >>