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After eight brutal months, this is how she escaped.
At first, we felt resentment. But we saved ourselves once we opened our hearts.
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At 15, Alex told her parents she was gay. That’s when her nightmare began.
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When a 19-year-old charged into a chess club meeting with five-inch hunting knives, James Vernon sprang into action.
How four best friends survived a collapsing mountain in New Hampshire.
These incredible kids and teens came to the rescue when it mattered most.
As a journalist, I wanted a story. What I got was the fright of my life.
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A two-week trek through Canada’s Arctic tundra turns into a desperate attempt to stay alive.
How Tim Watson endured the longest ride of his life, and saved a little boy’s.
Yeonmi Park shares the harrowing tale of her liberation from North Korea.
All that saved Larry Bishop from a 300-foot drop into a California chasm was his fingertips— and the will to live.
Hurricane Isaac destroyed over 500 buildings in a small Louisiana town, but it couldn’t break the Shaffers’ spirit.
In 1972, Kerry Lee Albright was swept away in the Buffalo Creek flood. His mother saved his life, but lost hers in the process. This is his story.
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Fingers and toes can literally freeze if exposed to severe cold. Here’s how to spot the signs and symptoms of frostbite and help a patient recover safely.