Today's selection of inspirational, family-friendly entertainment
As Barbara Garcia stood in the rubble that was once her house, she recounted the moment when she and her dog were separated during the storm. As a massive tornado tore through her town, all Barbara could think about was her dog and his safety. During an interview following the tragedy, her prayers were suddenly answered --her dog emerged from the debris!
Oklahoma-native Blake Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert sing a special tribute to the residents of Moore, Oklahoma, that were deeply affected by the massive tornado that shook their town. When times are toughest, we see the strength of human resilience and the power of community. We continue to pray for the people of Oklahoma.
Don't we all wish we can have a friend like this! After a long day of running and barking, this pug gets to come home to this--good company and a well-deserved back massage. This is the life!
With his father's soccer season coming to a close, little Josh Turnbull (son of professional goal-keeper Ross Turnbull) kept the crowd going by showing some of his own moves. As the two-year-old made his way toward the goal, the stadium of fans began to cheer until he made his very first goal. But it is what Josh did next that deserves the biggest round of applause.
For as long as she could remember Pvt. Victoria Piccoli, 19, looked up to her father. It was because of her father, a marine, that Victoria decided to join the Army. We humbly honor this father and daughter military team as they continue to dedicate themselves to their duties.
New Haven's Hillhouse High School class of 1943 never celebrated their prom. As the school year ended, World War II raged on and forced many young men to end their childhood and enlist in the military. Now after 70 years, these graduates are celebrating the night they never got to have.
When teacher Waynel Mayes heard that a massive tornado was moving toward her school, she knew she had to do something to keep her students calm and safe. As the storm approached, Mayes asked her first-graders to group their desks together, sit underneath, and play their class instruments as loud as they could. Her actions not only saved their lives, but she also kept their spirits up until they could be rescued.
After 18 years of living on the streets, Detroit barber Elvis Tucker says he is finally able to give back. For the past 15 years, Tucker has made it a point to visit local churches to give out free haircuts to the homeless. "If you look better, you feel better," explains Tucker, and he is on a mission to ensure that those that it need it most get the care they deserve.
During our darkest days, the Lord reminds us to never lose hope. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Oklahoma during this tough time. Cast all of your worries on the Lord because he cares for you.