Nick LeGrande, a 13-year-old boy from Kansas City, uses a telerobot to throw the first pitch at an Oakland A's game. Because a rare blood disorder keeps him from attending games in person, Google developed a robot that would sync his movements to a robot 1,800 miles away!
Michael Patterson is being hailed as a hero after he jumped into a creek to save a four-year-old girl who was swept up by a powerful current. Without hesitation, Patterson went head first into the shallow water, breaking his neck and severing his spine. Despite his horrific injuries, Michael is a hero. He will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
Free Cake for Kids began as an idea and is now an inspiration to bakers everywhere. Too often children in need feel like they are not special enough to have a cake of their own. These generous bakers are hoping to change that one cake at a time!
"I just love heaven and I wish I was there all the time," explained Silas Endenfield, a four-year-old boy who passed away at the end of May from a rare form of liver cancer. Even though his life was cut short, Silas already knew that something great was waiting for him on the other side. His faith in God is undeniable.
James Pinegar, 86, ended up in the hospital after helping a 90-year-old neighbor who fell on ice. What started as a hip injury quickly turned into hip replacement surgery, followed by an extended hospital stay due to a blood infection. Through it all, his wife Colleen never left his side. In a touching moment between husband and wife, James and Colleen sing "You Are My Sunshine" to each other. Grab your tissues, this one is a tearjerker!
Elia Saikaly takes us to the top of Mount Everest with this beautiful time-lapsed video. In just two minutes we are taken to the top of the world, to see the world that God created and shares with each and every one of us. Be amazed as you watch this awe-inspiring video.
Second-grader Derek Almeida can thank Sesame Street for saving his life, well, that and his good friend William Ruhno. It was during recess when Derek began choking on a pretzel. William quickly jumped into action and performed the Heimlich (a trick he learned from the children's show) until the pretzel dislodged from his throat.