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Woman Who Lost Leg Finds Inspiration from Disabled Dolphin
On a recent morning in Clearwater, Florida, Maja Kazazic peered down into a 73,000-gallon aquarium....
Father Kills Bear to Save Son
Just a few more steps, a few … more … steps. Crouched in a thick stand of...
Excuses, Excuses: An Excerpt from
I was in my third year of teaching creative writing at Ralph McKee Vocational School...
11-year-old Survivor of Floodwaters Saves Her Family
Like most Oregonians, Stephanie McRae was used to driving in foul weather. Although rain still...
6 Couples Share Their True Love Stories
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Schoolteachers Take Charge of Field Trip
It was 6 a.m. on the March day of a field trip to the Tennessee...
World Trade Center Attack Survivor Lauren Manning: A Long Road Back to Health
September 2006, and Lauren Manning looks terrific. Striding across the lobby of a Manhattan high-rise, she...
The Heroes Rebuilding New Orleans
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, die-hard citizens like these seven are bringing the city back...
Shark! How One Surfer Survived an Attack
Silver fog blanketed California's Monterey Bay on a late August morning last year. For Todd...
Hope for Deaf-Blind Triplets — Light in the Dark
There are three small beds in the triplets' lavender-painted room, but Zoe often sacks out...
The Killer Next Door
Something doesn't seem right, thought Cindy Plant, as her truck bounced along an old dirt...
Bart Corbin: Double Deception
Jennifer Corbin was one of those people almost everybody liked, probably because she liked everybody....
True Stories: Inspiring Words from Real Couples
The 1,001 men and women who participated in the Reader's Digest Marriage in America Survey didn't...
Michael Oher: Homeless Hero Becomes Academic Success
The New Kid When Sean Tuohy saw the new kid sitting in the high school...
Bombshell: Documents Throw New Light on Marilyn Monroe’s Death
July of 1962 was a tense time for the United States and the entire world, a...
RD on TV: Gracie’s Choice
An inspirational story about a teen hero found a way to keep three brothers from being separated.
Invincible: World Trade Center Attacks Survivor Lauren Manning
Running Late On a hazy late afternoon in New York City, Lauren Manning breezes through...
The Black Widow Killer
Call it a mother's intuition. When a medical examiner reported the cause of death for...
America’s Most Vicious Gang
For the Ivano family, the school day began like any other. It was a Tuesday...
Photo Essay: The Patriots Guard Riders Who Honor Fallen Heroes
When soldiers fall or veterans pass away, this motorcycle group shows up to honor them.
Everyday Hero: Jeff May
The ninth-graders in Missy Dodds's seventh-period study hall were restless that Monday afternoon, March 21, 2005. It...