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I Was a First Responder at 9/11—Why I’m Telling My Story 18 Years Later
Tom Frey spent years recovering victims of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. He never thought that his time working to bring families answers would result in his own deteriorating health.
Twists of Fate That Saved These People’s Lives on 9/11
I Survived 9/11—These Are the 15 Questions Young People Ask Me the Most
After a Car Went Up in Flames Outside His Home, This Man Climbed in To Save the Driver
Doctors Reveal the Most Miraculous Recovery They’ve Ever Seen in a Patient
After Getting into a Scooter Accident in Bali, These Two Americans Almost Lost Their Lives—Then, a Facebook Post Saved Them
19 of the Scariest Moments Pilots Have Experienced on the Job
Flying is still considered the safest mode of transportation, but these pilots have stories that...
My Unbearable Leg Pain Turned Out to Be Cancer
As a professional athlete, Jamie Whitmore was used to suffering—but the pain in her...
Here’s How Climbers Are Ruining Mount Everest
Overcrowded with inexperienced climbers and polluted with waste, Mount Everest—one of the earth’s...
This Man Was Left to Die on Everest, But These Hikers Sacrificed Reaching the Top To Save His Life
Near Everest's peak, the climbers faced a choice: head for the summit, like others had...
42 Everyday Fixes to Survive Basically Anything
Stay calm. Gather your wits. We’re going to get through this together. Here, our...
A 92-Year-Old Avid Hunter Set Out Into the Woods—Until He Realized He Didn’t Know How to Get Back
It wasn’t the first time Bill McDonnell had blazed his own trail in the...
My “Asthma” Turned Out to Be Chronic Heart Failure
John Sousa chalked his wheezing up to asthma worsened by seasonal allergies until he realized...
12 Most Dangerous Animal Bites You Can Get
Keep every part of you away from the mouths of these creatures or you could...
Former Alcatraz Inmate Reveals What the Prison Was Really Like
This is the real story of a prisoner at the infamous Alcatraz prison, incarcerated at...
The Thyroid Cancer Symptoms I Ignored—But You Shouldn’t
My sneezing, coughing, and wheezing seemed like springtime allergy symptoms—but they turned out to...
6 Missing Person Mysteries That Were Miraculously Solved
Their families had lost hope of seeing them again, when miraculous circumstances led to their...
I Got Run Over By a Truck and Died—10 Months Later I Ran a Half Marathon
She spent three months in the hospital after a horrific bike accident. Almost dying is...
Doctors Still Can’t Explain How This Man Survived Nearly an Hour Without a Heartbeat
His recovery is a miracle.
This Man Thought He Had the Flu. Months Later, He Could Barely Eat or Talk.
He was incredibly lucky to find a doctor who had seen his condition before.
11 People Who Came Back to Life Reveal What They Saw on “the Other Side”
It's the question we've all asked: What happens after death? These people say they have an idea.
One Man Was in Desperate Need of a Kidney Transplant—Then His Longtime Friend Realized He Was a Match
Jim almost didn't attend the reunion with his Air Force buddies. His decision to go saved his life.
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