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!
Ned Sullivan's life was close to perfect, until he was involved in a car accident that left him paralyzed. Instead of falling into despair, he and his mother chose to focus on the positive. That's when something incredible happened. Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled partnered Ned with Kasey, a special assistant that is just as committed to Ned as he is to her.
Last week we showed you a video of one teen's final salute to family and friends. Eighteen-year-old Zach Sobiech wrote "Clouds" as a way to say goodbye.. Sadly, Zach has passed away. In a humble tribute to the teen that brought us all so much hope, celebrities come together to sing his beautiful song.
Thanks to the staff at Sea World on Australia's Gold Coast, we can now catch a glimpse of what life is like on the inside of a polar bear den. Watch Liya as she bonds with her tiny bundle of joy (born May 9). Expect this 1.3 pound baby to grow very, very fast!
For days on end, Kaiba's parents could do nothing but watch their baby as he fought to survive. Born with a rare condition called tracheobrochomalacia, Kaiba's airway was partially collapsed making every breathe a struggle. Thanks to advances in 3-D printing, doctors were able to create a splint that they placed around Kaiba's airway allowing him to breathe. Praise God!
It all started with a kind gesture. When a Las Vegas Realtor treated a homeless man to lunch, the homeless man mentioned a daughter that he had lost touch with 24 years ago. Knowing he had to help, the Good Samaritan searched for the lost daughter and, a day later, found her.
For these North Carolina women, roofing is a great way to relieve stress. For over 10 years, this close-knit group of women have been fixing roofs in their neighborhoods free of charge. What started as a challenge is now gaining national fame as they inspire families one house at a time.
Following the tornado that shook their town, residents of Moore, Oklahoma, set up a makeshift animal shelter to house animals that became separated from their owners. Even after tragedy, there are moments of hope. Watch a tearful owner reunite with the dog she thought she lost forever.
After serving in Afghanistan for 11 months, Steven Anderson goes undercover to surprise his youngest son, Garrett, at his high school graduation. Garrett thinks his dad is a hero. Following in his father's footsteps, Garrett has already enlisted in the Marines and is expected to attended boot camp this year. This reunion is extra special for both men. Congrats!