Teen With Terminal Cancer Marries His Girlfriend in Wedding Put on by the Community
A Pennsylvania teenager with terminal cancer married his girlfriend on Friday, in a ceremony put on by the whole community. Luke Blanock,18, wed his high school sweetheart, Natalie Britvich in a 200 person ceremony this past weekend. Almost everything needed for the teenagers' wedding was donated
Super Bowl 50: Meet the Inspiring Make-A-Wish Kids Attending Football's Biggest Game
Among the thousands of people inside Levi’s Stadium during Sunday’s Super Bowl games will be 14 kids whose dreams are being fulfilled thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Matthew Vega is one of those kids who will sit in the Santa Clara, California, stadium to watch the Carolina Panthers take on
Daughter Helps Care for Siblings as Mom Fights Rare Cancer
After raising nine children, including three sets of twins, Catherine Kelly, 41, didn't initially worry when her knee started to give out last November. Kelly's sister-in-law Carolyn Barbour-Wilson told ABC News that Kelly was upbeat until her doctor's appointment. The doctor told Kelly that she
Kids Battling Cancer Describe Their 'Happy Places'
For most of us, going to our "happy place" is just a catchphrase. But for kids battling cancer, a "happy place" is so much more. "It’s a coping mechanism that can release endorphins and assist with pain management," said the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in the description of their latest
Ryan Gosling Eats His Cereal and Honors a Filmmaker
Ryan Gosling is finally having that bowl of cereal. A few years ago, Scottish filmmaker Ryan McHenry started creating Vine videos showing him holding a spoon of cereal in front of a TV screen featuring Gosling acting in some of his biggest roles. As Gosling recoiled or moved his hand on the screen,
Super Bowl: Chris Pratt vs. Chris Evans -- Meet the Children of Seattle Children's Hospital and Christopher's Haven
Dane Bowman-Weston loves comic books, is a huge Seattle Seahawks fan and also a 13-year-old cancer patient at Seattle Children's Hospital . For this brave young man, nothing meant more than when two A-list actors -- Chris Pratt and Chris Evans -- decided to lay down a little Super Bowl XLIX bet to
World Series Wish Comes True for 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient
A Kansas boy who suffers from a painful tumor on his spine was in the stands when the Kansas City Royals threw the first pitch in a World Series game since 1985. But on Tuesday, cancer was the last thing on young Noah Wilson's mind. "It was amazing," his dad Scott Wilson told ABC News today. "We
Cancer Lessons I Learned From a Fictional Teenage Boy
By Emily Helck In the days leading up to my reconstructive surgery, I was scouring breast cancer forums, looking at dozens of reconstruction photos and generally fretting while applying creams and packs to the flat side of my chest. But mostly, I was thinking about...
Owner Celebrates Beloved Dog's Last Day
Duke Roberts may not have led a charmed life, but his owner did her best to ensure that his last day of life was blessed. After her beloved chocolate Labrador survived a bout of osteosarcoma last year and endured an amputation to treat it, Jordan Green Roberts, 37, hoped the worst was over. In
Family Finds Daughter's Secret Message Days After Cancer Death
Days after 13-year-old Athena Orchard died from cancer, her family discovered a hidden message on the back of her mirror. “Happiness depends on ourselves,” she wrote. “Maybe it’s not about the happy ending. Maybe it’s about the story.” Athena was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form...