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  • Artists complete 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief

    Artists complete 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief

    Musicians were so anxious to help out residents of the New York region hit by Superstorm Sandy, they almost didn’t let their concert at Madison Square Garden end. The final notes of Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind” brought the star-filled show to an end at 1:19 a.m.... Read More »

  • Brave Marine Throws Himself On Grenade To Save Best Friend

    Brave Marine Throws Himself On Grenade To Save Best Friend

    Meet the man who threw himself on a grenade in Afghanistan to save his best friend. On November 21, 2010, Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter and his best friend, Nick Eufrazio, were bombarded with a grenade blast that changed both of their lives. The amazing story of how Carpenter risked his life to... Read More »

  • Ugandan Teen Goes From Slum To International Chess Stardom

    Ugandan Teen Goes From Slum To International Chess Stardom

    A 16-year-old from Uganda just wanted something to eat the day she wandered into a chess tournament that swept her out of the slums and into the international spotlight. In 2011, Tim Crothers wrote a viral piece for ESPN Magazine about Phiona Mutesi. The story is once again getting attention as... Read More »

  • Six Decades of Love: The story of James and Lauretta Burke

    Six Decades of Love: The story of James and Lauretta Burke

    Two powerful images. One standout example of love. Less than 24 hours after the photos — a couple’s tender moments at a hospital juxtaposed against their wedding day — appeared on Reddit, more than one million people had viewed them. Touching details tell a story that the... Read More »

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