10:03 PM EDT 09/18/2014
Originally posted 07/10/2014 06:45PM
Most families spend their summer vacation at the beach – not traveling across the country to help families in need.
Originally posted 07/07/2014 12:45PM
The people who work at fast food restaurants put up with a lot, and you might think it would be hard to surprise them. The guys at dating advice site Simple Pickup, however, found a way: handing those workers five $20 bills as a thanks for effort that usually goes unrecognized.
Originally posted 07/05/2014 10:45AM
With their brightly colored mats spread along a sidewalk, Tameka Lawson's yoga students try to follow her instructions: concentrate on their breathing and focus on the beauty of their surroundings.
Originally posted 07/03/2014 04:45PM
The knock on the door that changed Bill and Muriel Elliott's life forever came at 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2000.
Originally posted 06/26/2014 07:45PM
From first glance, it's clear that Australia's Turia Pitt is not your typical magazine cover star.
The 26-year-old mining engineer was running an ultra marathon in 2011 when she was caught in an out-of-control bush fire that left her with burns over 64 percent of her body. Pitt lost all the digits on her right hand and spent almost six months in the hospital.
Three other runners were also injured in the blaze.
Originally posted 06/26/2014 01:00PM
When life gives you lemons, you can do much more than make lemonade, says Zack Francom.
Originally posted 06/24/2014 02:20PM
Yes, Patty Kearney is 63 years old, she has battled lung cancer and her chronic COPD means that she needs an oxygen tank to breathe. She's also absolutely fearless. The Marion, Indiana, woman recently confronted – and fought off – a would-be burglar who attempted to break into her home, beating him out the door with her wooden backscratcher.
Originally posted 06/19/2014 04:40PM
When single mom Theresa Wilson worried about getting the things she needed for her newborn girl – relief and much-needed assistance came from a stranger.
Originally posted 06/19/2014 01:25PM
A hospice outside Seattle has made one old forest ranger's dying wish come true.
In a post Evergreen Hospice shared on its Facebook page, a man known only as Ed expressed one last hope to the hospice chaplain: He wanted to commune with nature one more time.
According to Chaplain Curt Huber, Ed had worked as a forest ranger, and he missed the outdoors in his old age.
Originally posted 06/12/2014 06:30PM
Leo McCarthy's world was shattered with one phone call late on a crisp October night in 2007.
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