Susan Young

Althea Grace dealt with her baby's diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex while competing on American Idol, managing her daughter's medical needs without giving up on her dreams
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All about their happy reunion and what's next for long-distance loves Katie Leo and Michael Nunn
Two experts in the field of transracial adoption — who were both adopted by white families themselves — explain how to best prepare to welcome a child of another race into your family and to have the important conversations
Jennifer Gokhman was told she couldn't get pregnant, but she was two months along with a baby when a birth mother chose her family. Now she’s raising her kids mere weeks apart
Colorado-based Goat Green LLC provides goats to government agencies and private owners in 15 U.S. states, from California to Texas, to help clear brush and weeds that act as fuel for wildfires
"These events have also shown us how severely under-prepared we are for the effects of climate change," scientist Dr. Kristina Dahl tells PEOPLE
The environmental champion is bringing hope and jobs to his community with a groundbreaking solar farm
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"They saw a lot of things. I see the fear and hopelessness in their faces but they can't say in words," one advocate says
"Every kid deserves equal access to their childhood," Jordan Thomas tells PEOPLE in this week's issue
The environmental champion is bringing hope and jobs to his community with a groundbreaking solar farm
"They saw a lot of things. I see the fear and hopelessness in their faces but they can't say in words," one advocate says
"Every kid deserves equal access to their childhood," Jordan Thomas tells PEOPLE in this week's issue
Joyce Mucher didn't want her kindergarteners to do virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, so with some help from parents, she created an outdoor wonderland
Nicholas Dixon realized his dream of having an outdoor classroom space when social distancing requirements made it feel more necessary than ever — and he was blown away by how well the students responded
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When coworkers Tia Wimbush and Susan Ellis discovered that both of their husbands were in need of a kidney transplant, they each stepped up and donated to the other's spouse
Angela Gonzalez and her daughter Deven are recovering in the hospital as they await word on their missing husband and father Edgar Gonzalez
When seven siblings lost their parents in a 2018 car accident, Pam and Gary Willis of California stepped in to give them a loving home
Kobe Bryant had spoken to Joe Barksdale's NFL team about mentorship and afterward the football player reached out to connect
Garett Talcott's teaching style is the result of "just looking at the things differently, having that little bit of optimism"
Jessie Bekkedahl makes video lessons about words, shapes, and letters with her dog "Professor Ginger" for her kindergarten students in Riverside, California
"As a Black male educator living with a speech impediment, I want to represent to my students that you can do anything," Jonte Lee tells PEOPLE in this week's issue
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"Reading the letters made me realize who they were," Madeleine Fugate, 14, tells PEOPLE
Fearing for their lives, Reps. Susan Wild and Jason Crow made calls to their families
This week's issue of PEOPLE pays tribute to people whose lives were cut short by COVID-19
This week's issue of PEOPLE pays tribute to people whose lives were cut short by COVID-19
"Most people can't get back to their houses, so they don't know if they are standing or not," Marion County Commissioner Kevin Cameron says of his Oregon community
"God places us in people's lives for a reason and usually it is to help and serve," says housekeeper Rosaura Quintero
Lt. Mariano Elias Jr. tells PEOPLE that "helping others is our gift" but he worries they might get the virus