Girl collects more than 2,300 pairs of silly socks for fellow patients in hospital
A 12-year-old girl has collected thousands of pairs of silly socks for her friends staying in the hospital where she receives chemotherapy . Emma Becker has been a patient for 4 years at Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) in Hartford for neurofibromatosis , a genetic condition that causes
No such thing as a bad theory
THE AGENT TO both Patrick Ewing and Michael Jordan isn't saying he believes it. David Falk isn't telling me that on the day of the first-ever NBA draft lottery, in 1985, then-commissioner David Stern really froze the No. 1 envelope -- rigging the drawing to deliver Ewing to a sputtering league's
FSU Lineman Raises $12K for Girl With Rare Cancer to Attend BCS Title Game
ABC News’ Josh Elliott reports: As an offensive lineman for the Florida State University football team, Michael Scheerhorn, a sophomore, knows how physical the game can be. But for 12-year-old Jayden Laspada, a lifelong Seminoles fan who suffers from Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form...
Teen With Half a Face Stands Up to Her Bullies
Sarah Atwell always listened to her beloved grandmother, who taught her to love herself. "My nanny always told us when we were sad to cheer us up, 'Be strong, no matter what happens the 18-year-old told ABCNews.com. But for Atwell, who lives with her family in Nova Scotia, that was a tough order.
Sarah Atwell: Bullied for Facial Tumor
Teen with a rare disease called Neurofibromatosis has a massive tumor on half her face.
Boy With Neurofibromatosis Scores TD for East Carolina Pirates
Little Noah Roberts, an 8-year-old from Wilmington, N.C., might be fighting a major medical battle, but that didn’t stop him from bulldozing down East Carolina’s football field Saturday, scoring a touchdown for the Pirates in the fourth quarter of their final spring-practice season game. “Oh,...
8-Year-Old With Neurofibromatosis Scores TD for East Carolina
8-Year-Old with neurofibromatosis, Noah Roberts, scores touchdown for East Carolina Pirates.
Watch Life-Changing Surgery on TLC's 'Man With The 200 Lb. Tumor'
For Hai, 31, one high-risk surgery is the deciding factor between life and death. Yet this Vietnamese native is willing to take that chance if it means he will have the opportunity to walk again. Hai suffers from neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that facilitates...
Snigdha Nandipati of San Diego Wins the National Spelling Bee
The winning word meant “ambush, snare or trap,” but Snigdha Nandipati of San Diego didn’t fall for it. G-U-E-T-A-P-E-N-S, she spelled, correctly, nailing the word with the French derivation. “It’s a miracle,” she said after her spelling of ”guetapens” clinched victory in the 85th Scripps National
Sperm Donor's 24 Kids Never Told About Fatal Illness
Washington Is First to Give Donor-Conceived Children Rights to Their Medical Information at Age 18