07:13 AM EDT 04/01/2015
Originally posted 02/27/2015 08:00AM
Abandoned as toddlers, two little girls who called each other "Meng Meng" and Xi Xi, pronounced, "Sing Sing," spent their first years of life in an orphanage in southern China. They became the best of friends, each a lifeline for the other in a lonely place.
Originally posted 02/25/2015 06:00AM
Growing up, Daisy Duarte noticed an awful lot of her mother's relatives seemed to have Alzheimer's disease.
Originally posted 02/19/2015 04:00PM
Pinned in a foxhole and low on bullets, CIA intelligence analyst Matthew Zeller thought that April 28, 2008, was his day to die.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 08:35PM
Twenty-six years ago, Charles Clark took a custodial job at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas, thinking it would be a temporary stop until he found something better.
Originally posted 02/06/2015 06:50PM
When Susan Butler found out her son, Collin Butler, was diagnosed with autism, she was heartbroken.
Neil Alexander Raised $1.3 Million to Help Fight ALS – and Now Has a Research Center Named After His Foundation
Originally posted 02/05/2015 02:45PM
Neil Alexander was just 46 years old when he got the devastating news.
Originally posted 01/29/2015 05:10PM
Hailey and Olivia Scheinman of Clearwater, Florida, have always shared a special bond as twins. But their lives, from their very first breaths when they were born 10 years ago, could not be more different.
Originally posted 01/15/2015 12:50PM
No one ever sent Larsen Jay flowers before he fell off a ladder and ended up in the hospital. Some 22 days later, when he finished his hospital stay, he had more than 50 bouquets – and an idea that would launch more than 60,000 smiles.
Originally posted 01/01/2015 06:50PM
Like many musicians, Josh Rifkind spent much of last year on tour.
Originally posted 12/25/2014 06:00PM
As a young adult, traveling the country as a motivational speaker and musician, Jim Hukill drew satisfaction from knowing he was giving back. That was important to Hukill, whose muscular dystrophy had left him a quadriplegic, and who felt grateful for public services and community support he had received all his life.
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