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Latest from Cathy Free
Devoted Dad with ALS Creates Inspiring Documentary for His Son: 'He Is Always in My Thoughts and in My Heart'
Utah Man Becomes First to Die from Zika Virus in U.S.
Former Waitress Who Stole from Arizona Restaurant Mails $1,000 and an Apology 20 Years Later
Elizabeth Smart Opens Up About Raising Her 2 Young Kids and a Life Now Full of Blessings
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Utah Couple Keeps Son's Memory Alive by Helping Soldiers Through 'Operation Adopt a Ghost'
Hiker Fights Snow, Rain and Rough Terrain to Carry Injured Lost Dog Down Mountain to Safety
This Company Helps Their Employees Start a Family By Covering IVF Treatments: It's 'Like a Dream'
Meet the 11-Year-Old Gymnast with One Leg Who's Tumbling to The Top: She 'Always Finds a Way'
'Bucket List' Family Finally Finds a Place to Call Home After Traveling the World — in Hawaii!
Wisconsin Woman Finally Tracks Down Her Long-Lost Sister — and She's Living Next Door
Russian Cat Lover and Artist Adds Felines to Food and the Result Is One Adorable Instagram
Teen Uses Sign Language to Help Deaf & Blind Man on Flight: The 'Best Trip I've Ever Had,' He Says
Special Needs Teacher Dies with a Secret Fortune — and Leaves $1 Million to Her Former School
Dog Lover Gets Skewered Online Over the 'Neutered' Tattoo He Received in Solidarity With His Rescue Dog
Idaho Teen Who Died 3 Times After Being Trampled By Bull Plans to Ride Again: It's My 'Passion'
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Georgia Couple Loses Custody of Son After Letting Him Use Marijuana to Stop Seizures
She Vanished Walking Back from Class — and Is Found Dead 3 Years Later: 'We Refused to Give Up'
Woman, 31, Crushed and Paralyzed by Falling Boulder During Beach Visit to Compete in Half Marathon
Scottish Woman Forms Touching Friendship with Wingless Bumblebee After Caring for the Creature
Graduation Photo Shoot of Ieshia Champs & her family
Mom of Five, Once a High School Dropout, Graduates from Law School with Help from Her Kids
Mom Reflects on Going Blind, Losing Limbs After Giving Birth 10 Years Ago: 'Life Is a Gift'
Man Told to Put Wife in Nursing Home After Partial Paralysis Takes Her Around The World Instead
New York Woman's Adopted Hound Dog Rescues Her By Sniffing Out Skin Cancer and Saving Her Life
Meet the Ohio Teen Fighting Infant Heroin Addiction One Baby Blanket at a Time