10:40 AM EDT 12/19/2014
Originally posted 12/18/2014 10:45PM
Nora Sandigo, whose work has a real impact on the lives of families across the nation, was named Hero of the Year at the PEOPLE Magazine Awards on Thursday.
Originally posted 12/18/2014 11:55AM
Aracely Basurto was a working mother of three in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in 1993 when she noticed something seemed wrong with her daughter Andrea, then nearly two years old. Out of nowhere, the toddler was losing weight, urinating frequently and drinking ravenously from water bottles she pulled from the fridge.
Originally posted 12/11/2014 03:10PM
When Laci Polotzola walked the halls as a student at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, Louisiana, she'd often wave at the jovial janitor, Joseph "Gabe" Sonnier.
Originally posted 11/20/2014 04:50PM
In 1969, teacher Marty Hayes wrote in the yearbook of one of her favorite students, "If I ever have a daughter, I hope she is a replica of my Carolyn Denson."
Originally posted 11/15/2014 04:30PM
Kansas teen Tate Smith's diagnosis of autism at age 2 sent his mother, Lisa, scrambling for answers. But first came the dread.
Originally posted 11/13/2014 05:00PM
For the past five years, Branson Rector has taken veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder out onto the water not just to experience the warm Miami breeze – but to heal and rebuild their lives.
Originally posted 11/11/2014 06:00PM
When Stephanie Edson woke up at 4:07 on Friday morning, her suburban home near Salt Lake City was still. She hadn't heard any noises, yet she knew something was amiss.
Originally posted 11/06/2014 07:15PM
There are a handful of men who know exactly what Virgin Galactic test pilot Peter Siebold endured on Oct. 31 as the company's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane disintegrated around him over 10 miles in the sky, killing his co-pilot, Michael Alsbury.
Originally posted 11/06/2014 03:35PM
It was Aug. 7, 2009, the first day of school. Math and science teacher Lisa Freeman was assembling packets of pens and paper in her classroom at Richmond Hill Middle School in Georgia when she saw two Marines somberly walking down the hall.
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