03:02 PM EDT 04/24/2014
Originally posted 04/09/2014 01:00PM
The Bible was an odd inclusion in the donation box.
It was surrounded by computer parts when it arrived at a Denver, Colo., Goodwill, which may have been why the employees took notice of it.
It was lucky they did.
Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:30PM
In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate.
Originally posted 04/05/2014 10:35AM
Jack Andraka, 17, created a simple test to detect pancreatic cancer when he was only 15.
Motivated by the death of a close family friend, the Crownsville, Md., high school junior wanted to design a way to detect the disease in its early stages. He applied to 200 labs and was rejected by 199 of them. But working at a Johns Hopkins University lab, he came up with a test that costs three cents and gives results in just five minutes.
Originally posted 04/04/2014 09:40AM
Five inspiring stories you might have missed this week. (See last week's list)
Originally posted 04/03/2014 11:30AM
Growing up in Puerto Rico, Ana Jimenez-Hami's father, Freddy, never let her forget about the importance of helping those who weren't as fortunate as she.
Originally posted 04/03/2014 08:20AM
She lit up movie screens and record charts in the '40s, '50s and '60s, and – as she turns 90 on April 3 – Doris Day remains one of America's Sweethearts.
Originally posted 04/02/2014 12:20PM
Originally posted 04/02/2014 07:45AM
Testicular cancer is no laughing matter.
This video, though, is a different story – taking a humorous approach to a very serious matter.
A Canadian group, Testicular Cancer Canada, created the clip of men suffering through some below-the-belt waxing (to facilitate examinations) to help spread awareness about the disease. What it may also spread is cringing to those who watch.
Originally posted 03/28/2014 10:15AM
Five acts of kindness worth celebrating, and sharing. (See last week's list)
Originally posted 03/27/2014 03:30PM
He's a 6-foot-10 college basketball star. She's a diminutive 8-year-old battling a rare form of cancer. But Adreian Payne and Lacey Holsworth are finding common ground during March Madness.
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