Family Breaks Floorboards to Save Their Drowning CatFamily Breaks Floorboards to Save Their Drowning Cat
Vannah Vercetti, from South Texas, feared she would lose her beloved cat forever when a widespread flood occurred in the region.
Childhood Abuse Survivor Ran 3,000 Miles to Help End AbuseChildhood Abuse Survivor Ran 3,000 Miles to Help End Abuse
Christian Griffith is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. He started a 3,000 mile cross country run with Help For Children to raise money and awareness.
Instead of Jail Time, He Got a Second Chance Through the ArtsInstead of Jail Time, He Got a Second Chance Through the Arts
Daniel Aguilar faced the prospect of a criminal record before he was 18. But then he joined a Young New Yorkers program as an alternative to incarceration.
Aspiring Businesswoman Invents for Immigrant FamiliesAspiring Businesswoman Invents for Immigrant Families
Mehrin Maisha is a 14-year-old new immigrant to the United States. An aspiring entrepreneur, she invented a lamp that helps people who share a bedroom.
Mom Finds Injured Dog on Hike, Carries It All the Way to SafetyMom Finds Injured Dog on Hike, Carries It All the Way to Safety
Tia Vargas, from Idaho Falls, Idaho, was hiking at Table Rock when she discovered an abandoned who was limping badly and had trouble walking.
Mom Found Her ‘North Star’ in Adopted SonMom Found Her ‘North Star’ in Adopted Son
Ann Miller adopted Salifu Sesay as a toddler when he was injured in Sierra Leone, West Africa, after rebels attacked his village.
Instead of Jail Time, He Got a Second Chance Through the Arts
This Is New York
Daniel Aguilar faced the prospect of a criminal record before he was 18. But then he joined a Young New Yorkers program as an alternative to incarceration.
Dedicated Man Survives Cancer Battle to Continue Donating BloodDedicated Man Survives Cancer Battle to Continue Donating Blood
Bill Goldsworthy has been an Eagle Scout, fire chief, and even a mayor, but what gives him the most satisfaction is donating blood to The Red Cross.
9/11 Survivor: ‘It Was the Loudest Noise I Had Ever Heard’9/11 Survivor: ‘It Was the Loudest Noise I Had Ever Heard’
Elinda Kiss was having a meeting in the Ball Room of World Trade Center 3 when the first plane struck One World Trade Center.
Deployed Soldier Saved Abused Dog, Tries to Bring Him HomeDeployed Soldier Saved Abused Dog, Tries to Bring Him Home
David is a soldier in the United States Army who is fighting to bring a new friend home with him from amidst the civil war in Syria.
9/11 Survivor: ‘I Looked Up and Saw Things No One Should Ever See’9/11 Survivor: ‘I Looked Up and Saw Things No One Should Ever See’
Wendy Lanski describes herself as a wife, daughter, friend, a senior manager, and, after 9/11, she can, unfortunately, add terrorism survivor to that.
‘Let the Wheel Do the Work’: A Talk With Master Potter Guy Wolff‘Let the Wheel Do the Work’: A Talk With Master Potter Guy Wolff
Guy Wolff opened his first pottery shop in 1971 and from there, things snowballed until he became known as America's iconic potter.
How 9/11 First Responder Found Healing Years After the AttackHow 9/11 First Responder Found Healing Years After the Attack
To retired serviceman Josh Grzywa, one of the first responders on the scene of the attack on the Pentagon, 9/11 is anything but a distant memory.
Rollerblading Across the US, Girl Proves Kindness Still Exists
Connected World
Yanise Ho, 23, is rollerblading across the United States. She's relying solely on the goodness of others to provide her with food, water, and shelter.
Virtuoso Nemanja Rebic on Using Music for Greater ServiceVirtuoso Nemanja Rebic on Using Music for Greater Service
Nemanja Rebic uses every opportunity his virtuosic guitar playing affords to talk about the persecution Falun Gong in China.
Search for a Kidney Donation Touches 12 Different LivesSearch for a Kidney Donation Touches 12 Different Lives
Brendan Flaherty was born with Denys-Drash Syndrome, and was in desperate need of a kidney transplant. His search ended up helping more than just himself.
Former Prisoner Is Now a Law Professor at a Prestigious SchoolFormer Prisoner Is Now a Law Professor at a Prestigious School
In his youth, Shon Hopwood of David City, Nebraska, robbed five banks with his friends. That landed him in prison, where his interest in the law started.
Music Producer Records Prisoners, Gets Nominated for a GrammyMusic Producer Records Prisoners, Gets Nominated for a Grammy
Ian Brennan created the Zomba Prison Project in Malawi, whose album was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Firefighter’s Actions Save Girl’s Life in School ShootingFirefighter’s Actions Save Girl’s Life in School Shooting
Lieutenant Lazaro Ojeda of the Coral Springs Fire Department was one of the first responders on scene at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
Gold Star Mother Helps Other Army Families Connect in CrisisGold Star Mother Helps Other Army Families Connect in Crisis
Diane Frappier suffered unimaginable loss when her son died while serving in the Air Force. As a result, she threw herself into her work with the Red ...
Erik Shirai’s Unfiltered Portraits of Quiet Lives
Roots
The 144-year-old Tedorigawa Yoshida Sake Brewery in Japan toils to keep a dying art alive, as ownership passes from one generation to the next.
Heart Recipient Writes Grateful Letter to Donor FamilyHeart Recipient Writes Grateful Letter to Donor Family
John Dickhout woke up one day, not feeling well. His heart was racing. After seeing a cariologist, it turned out he needed a heart transplant.
Snowboarder Mark McNorris Doesn’t Let Traumatic Crash Stop HimSnowboarder Mark McNorris Doesn’t Let Traumatic Crash Stop Him
Mark McMorris, a professional snowboarder, experienced a nearly fatal crash whilst snowboarding in Whistler, Canada.
Vietnam Veteran Rides Across the Country for Wounded VeteransVietnam Veteran Rides Across the Country for Wounded Veterans
Ron Davis joined the Marines in 1967 and volunteered to deploy to Vietnam. Now, he's raising money for wounded veterans returning from war.
Determined Woman Makes Military Dreams a RealityDetermined Woman Makes Military Dreams a Reality
Bliss Hutchings faced adversity when she decided on a military career. But that didn't stop her from trying and succeeding to get a West Point appointment.
Sexual Abuse Survivor Runs Across the US to Help Other VictimsSexual Abuse Survivor Runs Across the US to Help Other Victims
Christian Griffith was sexually abused by his mother as a young child. Now, he's raising awareness for child abuse by running across the whole country.
Georgia, a Beautiful Country With a Fascinating CultureGeorgia, a Beautiful Country With a Fascinating Culture
Georgia is an interesting country that was established in the classical era. Historically, it was a part of the Silk Road, connecting Europe and Asia.
9/11 Survivor: ‘I Looked Up and Saw Things No One Should Ever See’
Everyday Heroes
Wendy Lanski describes herself as a wife, daughter, friend, a senior manager, and, after 9/11, she can, unfortunately, add terrorism survivor to that.
Air Force Cadet Selflessly Saved 2 Strangers in 3 DaysAir Force Cadet Selflessly Saved 2 Strangers in 3 Days
Cadet 3rd Class Jack Bell is currently attending the United States Air Force Academy. But he has already done many good deeds in his life thus far.
Gas Station Owner Shares His Cut of Winning Lottery TicketGas Station Owner Shares His Cut of Winning Lottery Ticket
Ameer Krass, owner of Riverdale Lukoil South in New Jersey, which sold the winning ticket of the Mega Millions lottery, shared his cut with his employees.
Car Restorers Help After WWII Veteran’s Mustang Was StolenCar Restorers Help After WWII Veteran’s Mustang Was Stolen
Harry Donovan is a World War II veteran and car enthusiast. He hired a man named Daniel Lee to restore his vehicle, but Lee stole the vintage ...
Young Man Sees Duplex on Fire, Immediately Acts to Save LivesYoung Man Sees Duplex on Fire, Immediately Acts to Save Lives
Skyler Klevgard was driving to renew his EMT certification in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, when he noticed flames consuming a duplex.
Journalist Annoyed by Dog on Plane Until She Hears Owner’s StoryJournalist Annoyed by Dog on Plane Until She Hears Owner’s Story
Mary Schmich, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist at the Chicago Tribune, was dismayed to discover that the passenger next to her had a dog on the flight.
Digital Artist Fights Bullying With the Help of SuperheroesDigital Artist Fights Bullying With the Help of Superheroes
Josh Rossi, a digital artist, created a photo series of his daughter as Wonder Woman. The pictures went viral, but she became the target of bullying.