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!
Teacher Erica Nigrelli was nine months pregnant when her heart suddenly stopped. After her coworkers rushed her to the hospital, doctors delivered her baby by emergency C-section and discovered that Erica had an undetected heart defect. With two lives at risk, it took a miracle to make sure both mother and baby survived.
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.
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.
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!