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!
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!
As an actor, Wendell Pierce is known to be many things. Today, however, he is a hero. In areas like Marrero, Louisiana, access to fresh produce is slim and residents can feel the pain. Thanks to Pierce and other government officials, residents now have a safe and reliable food source that they can always turn to.
The Two Top Mountain Adaptive Sports Foundation has been providing skiing opportunities and lessons to physically challenged adults and children for decades. Now with their "Wounded Warrior Project" they are reaching out to injured military veterans. Volunteers and professionals are helping wounded military personnel gain a sense of confidence that will last a lifetime.
The people at Disney really know how to make dreams come true. During a special show, one lucky mother is reunited with her Navy son. These moments are treasures that will last a lifetime!
To best friends Dylan and Jonah, "chocolate bar" means "awesome". But for everyone who has heard their story, "chocolate bar" is proof that little kids can make a BIG difference. Dylan wrote "Chocolate Bar", a book about everything awesome, to help raise money to find a cure for Jonah's rare liver disease. Already the two have raised close to $1 million!
An Oklahoma woman was driving on the highway when alarms signaled that a massive tornado was on its way. Knowing that her dog, Ginger, was home alone she headed into danger to save her. Despite the fear that consumed her, she did the only thing she could to keep her family safe. Thanks to heroic actions, both she and the dog are safe.