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I Survived Child Abuse for Years—Here’s What Everyone Gets Wrong About It
Erin Cole was six months old when her parent's divorce caused her life to spiral out of control. Read on to learn how she not only overcame years of abuse and trauma but also used her troubled past to fuel her dreams.
9 Miraculous Medical Recoveries That Still Can’t Be Believed
This Firefighter Tells What It Feels Like to Let A Wildfire Burn Over You
Why Wildfire Smoke Is Way More Dangerous Than You Realized
The Teen Who Had a Rare Combination of Cancers at the Same Time—and Survived
10 People Who Literally Came Back to Life
The Next Mass Shooters: Who They Are, and How We Will Stop Them
An eye-opening look into the minds of mass shooters, from the FBI unit devoted to...
A Widow Set out to Scatter Her Husband’s Ashes in the Woods—Soon She Was Lost
Would she make it out alive?
12 Real Life Exorcisms That Actually Happened
The belief that evil spirits can possess humans has been terrifying people throughout history. That's...
8 People Who Fell from Incredible Heights and Survived
We've all had nightmares where we're falling, but for the people profiled here, it was...
A Brutal Storm Turned This Regatta into a Sailing Disaster
"The pair watched as one of their sails ripped in slow motion, as if by some invisible hands."
These Killer Snakes Are Terrorizing Southern Florida—and I Caught One of Them
Pythons are wreaking havoc on Florida wildlife. One reporter learns firsthand what’s being done...
This Teacher Saved a Cafeteria of Students from an Active Shooter
Her students now compare her to Chuck Norris.
This Is How a Water Bottle Could Save Your Life in a Hurricane
No, it’s not just for drinking.
These Two Cave Divers Were Trapped Underwater—with Only Enough Oxygen for One
They were the first ones to see the underwater caves. But when it was time...
I Survived 9/11—These Are the 15 Questions Young People Ask Me the Most
Twelve-years-old at the time of the attack, the author survived, and so did her family....
Twists of Fate That Saved These People’s Lives on 9/11
On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people lost their lives—and these seven people could have been among...
Doctors Reveal the Most Miraculous Recovery They’ve Ever Seen in a Patient
From premature babies to tough octogenarians, these people and their incredible stories baffled even medical...
13 Powerful Things Surviving a Terrorist Attack Taught Me About Life
Here's how I learned to see the good in a world that can seem, at times, to be horrifically evil.
After a Horrible Car Crash, Her Odds of Survival Were Just 100 to One
A car crash left Molei Wright functionally decapitated. Even if her body survived, her mind...
How Playing Football Almost Caused This Boy to Become Paralyzed
This 11-year-old’s brain injury completely rattled one devout gridiron family.
This Man Was Almost Swept Away in a Flood—Then a Stranger Stepped In
Unexpectedly, rushing waters grabbed hold of his vehicle and swept him away. He thought he...
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