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Teen Beat the Odds to Survive a Cancer Despite Being Given a 7 Percent Chance to Live

Teen Beat the Odds to Survive a Cancer Despite Being Given a 7 Percent Chance to Live

Originally posted 07/02/2015 04:40PM

Alicia Rivera remembers the exact moment she was told she had a 7 percent chance of surviving.

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Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Originally posted 07/02/2015 12:30PM

On Aug. 9, 2013, Jordan Greer was finishing up football practice when the entire left side of his body suddenly went numb.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 01:00PM

A 47-year-old man who was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast on Friday is now being called a hero.

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'Every Person Deserves a Home': Tina Fey and Jane Krakowski Lead Star-Studded Fundraiser for Older Foster Kids

'Every Person Deserves a Home': Tina Fey and Jane Krakowski Lead Star-Studded Fundraiser for Older Foster Kids

Originally posted 06/30/2015 11:35AM

Nineteen-year-old Justice Henry says hope is what gets him out of bed every morning.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

Originally posted 06/29/2015 01:55PM

Patrick Thornton was swimming in the ocean with his young son in Avon, North Carolina, on Friday when he thought he was bit by a crab.

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Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Originally posted 06/28/2015 02:10PM

A Georgia mother and former Marine has cleared two major hurdles for recovery after weeks battling the effects of a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection, her husband tells PEOPLE.

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47-Year-Old Man Attacked by Shark in North Carolina

47-Year-Old Man Attacked by Shark in North Carolina

Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:55PM

A 47-year-old man was bitten by a shark in Avon, North Carolina, and received numerous injuries to his right leg and lower back.

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Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:20PM

Justice Stamper can't remember the most special milestone in her life – her wedding day, Aug. 1, 2014.

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'He Is the Toughest Kid I Know,' Says Mom of 16-Year-Old Attacked by Shark in North Carolina

'He Is the Toughest Kid I Know,' Says Mom of 16-Year-Old Attacked by Shark in North Carolina

Originally posted 06/25/2015 06:20PM

It hasn't even been two weeks since 16-year-old Hunter Treschl lost his arm in a shark attack – but the upbeat teenager from Colorado is already back to texting with his friends and playing basketball.

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16-Year-Old Boy Recalls North Carolina Shark Attack: 'I Saw the Shark on My Left Arm'

16-Year-Old Boy Recalls North Carolina Shark Attack: 'I Saw the Shark on My Left Arm'

Originally posted 06/25/2015 11:55AM

Hunter Treschel, the 16-year-old boy who was bitten by a shark in North Carolina on June 14, says he didn't feel anything during the attack.

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