Heroes

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… >>

Hometown Heroes: Neighbors Battle the Bank
Hometown Heroes: Neighbors Battle the Bank

When Belva Davis lost her job and fell behind on her mortgage, her Detroit neighborhood rallied… >>

Hometown Heroes: Control Over Chaos for Foster Kids
Hometown Heroes: Control Over Chaos for Foster Kids

When young Noah Jones got a glimpse into the world of foster care, he created his own charity to… >>

Jobs for Veterans: You're Welcome, America, Now Hire Us
Jobs for Veterans: You’re Welcome, America, Now Hire Us

After serving their country with honor, courage, and skill, too many veterans are struggling to… >>

Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader
Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader

He led his squad through combat, but job prospects continue to prove elusive for this former Marine. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator
Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator

Burdened with post-traumatic stress disorder from her 12 years in the Army, this veteran endeavors… >>

Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech
Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech

After a frustrating job search, this former Marine corporal was lucky to find just the right fit. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist
Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist

Optimism fuels this Navy vet, though the road to a promising career has been long and challenging. >>

Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman
Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman

For this six-year veteran of the Navy, finding work at home has proven to be a struggle beyond that… >>

Hometown Hero: A Sailor's Savior
Hometown Hero: A Sailor’s Savior

When worried mother Marianne Naslund saw her 16-year-old neighbor Andy Livasy was in trouble, she… >>

Meet 5 Hero Pets
Meet 5 Hero Pets

These heroic animals saved lives. Read their amazing stories. >>

The Twins Teaching a Coastal Town to Clean Up Its Act
The Twins Teaching a Coastal Town to Clean Up Its Act

Between ballet lessons and tae kwon do, these twin sisters rally to protect the earth. >>

Hero Pets
Hero Pets

These pets have earned their keep, proving themselves to be more than just companions. >>

America's Hero Pets
America’s Hero Pets

These best-in-breed creatures risked their own lives to protect their two-legged friends. Here are… >>

Invincible: World Trade Center Attacks Survivor Lauren Manning
Invincible: World Trade Center Attacks Survivor Lauren Manning

Badly burned in the World Trade Center, Lauren Manning had the will to live. >>

Everyday Hero: Jeff May
Everyday Hero: Jeff May

High school student Jeff May managed to tackle a school shooter and save the lives of his fellow… >>