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2 years ago

Brother and sister embracing at preschool graduation has hearts exploding

Charlee, 5, graduated from preschool on June 21 in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with her mom dad, aunt and proud big brother watching in the audience.
2 years ago
Brother and sister embracing at preschool graduation has hearts exploding
3 years ago

Texas church uses donations to pay off $2.6M in medical debt for families

The church worked with nonprofit RIP Medical Debt, an organization that uses donations to buy medical debt at pennies on the dollar and then forgives the debt.
3 years ago
Church uses donations to pay off $2.6M in medical debt for families
3 years ago

3rd graders organize 'toy drive' for classmate who lost belongings in house fire

This Tennessee third grader was gifted new toys by his classmates after he lost all of his possessions in a house fire.
3 years ago
3rd graders organize 'toy drive' for classmate who lost belongings in house fire
3 years ago

Woman who gave her kidney to her neighbor is inspiring others

Almost a year ago, an Ohio woman surprised her neighbor with life-saving news, and her story has since inspired others to become organ donors after it was shared on "GMA."
3 years ago
Woman who gave her kidney to her neighbor is inspiring others
3 years ago

14-year-old bakes $5K worth of cupcakes to bring his entire family to Disney World

Isaiah Tuckett used his baking business to sell $5,000 in cupcakes to cover the cost of the vacation for himself and his loved ones.
3 years ago
14-year-old bakes $5K worth of cupcakes to bring his entire family to Disney World
3 years ago

This man is going to all 50 states to mow lawns for veterans for free

Veterans "served this country, and now it's our time to serve them," he said.
3 years ago
This man is going to all 50 states to mow lawns for veterans for free
3 years ago

14-year-old sells $5K worth of cupcakes to bring his entire family to Disney World

A 14-year-old just baked his family's way to an unforgettable Disney trip by way of 4,000 cupcakes.
3 years ago
Teen bakes and sells $5K worth of cupcakes to bring his entire family to Disney
4 years ago

Commencement speaker pledges to pay off students' loans

Tech and private equity titan Robert F. Smith surprised graduates at Morehouse College in Atlanta by announcing at graduation he would pay off their student loans.
4 years ago
Commencement speaker pledges to pay off students' loans
4 years ago

Military dad prepares to meet daughter for 1st time

Sgt. Josh Sarpu was deployed to Iraq when his wife, Cassie, was pregnant.
4 years ago
Military dad prepares to meet daughter for 1st time
4 years ago

This Georgia teen was accepted to over 50 colleges

Jakelia Baker, a 17-year-old valedictorian, also earned over $1 million total in scholarships.
4 years ago
This Georgia teen was accepted to over 50 colleges
4 years ago

Woman born 1 pound works in NICU where she stayed as a micro preemie

A woman who was once a tiny patient in the neonatal intensive care unit is now helping babies where she was treated as a micro preemie.
4 years ago
Woman born 1 pound works in NICU where she stayed as a micro preemie
4 years ago

Army dad surprises blindfolded son at martial arts class in heartwarming video

An Army staff sergeant with the National Guard returns home to Tennessee to surprise his son in a heartwarming video.
4 years ago
Army dad surprises blindfolded son at martial arts class in heartwarming video
4 years ago

Blind man finishes New York City half marathon

Thomas Panek became the first blind man to finish the United Airlines Half Marathon in New York City on Sunday, along with a trio of guide dogs.
4 years ago
Blind man finishes New York City half marathon
4 years ago

Quadriplegic Iraq war vet welcomes a baby girl against all odds

Visnu Gonzalez, who is paralyzed from the neck down but has some limited arm strength, said he was told the only way to have a baby would be through in vitro.
4 years ago
Quadriplegic Iraq war vet welcomes a baby girl against all odds
4 years ago

High school senior accepted to 41 colleges

Michael Love said he applied to almost 50 schools to show people "I'm better than what they think I am." ABC News' Will Ganss reports.
4 years ago
High school senior accepted to 41 colleges
4 years ago

High school student saves for over 2 years to buy his friend a new wheelchair

Tanner Wilson, a senior at Caddo Hills High School in the rural town of Norman, Arkansas, bought an electric wheelchair for his classmate and friend, Brandon Qualls.
4 years ago
High school student saves for over 2 years to buy his friend a new wheelchair
4 years ago

Heartwarming moment officer sings to scared girl

Chris Morrison, a school resource officer at a California middle school, used the gift of song to soothe a young student.
4 years ago
Heartwarming moment officer sings to scared girl
4 years ago

How a man born without arms or legs became an inspiring high school football coach

Rob Mendez, who was born without arms or legs due to extremely rare syndrome tetra-amelia, taught himself about the game of football through video games and played using his chin and collarbone.
4 years ago
How a man born without arms or legs became an inspiring high school football coach
4 years ago

Teacher cuts hair for kindergartner who was teased for sporting a shorter style

Teacher Shannon Grimm, also a mom of three, said she wanted to turn student Prisilla Perez's tears into a teachable moment for the entire class.
4 years ago
Teacher cuts hair for kindergartner who was teased for sporting a shorter style
4 years ago

Toddler, businessman become friends at airport

Joseph Wright was seen in a now-viral photo with a 16-month-old girl, Carter Jean, sitting and having a conversation, looking at videos on a tablet and having "a good time."
4 years ago
Toddler, businessman become friends at airport
4 years ago

Mississippi woman donates kidney to customer

When a Mississippi cashier learned that a regular customer's wife was in need of a kidney, she stepped up and volunteered one of her own.
4 years ago
Mississippi woman donates kidney to customer
4 years ago

Alabama woman to receive 'miracle' kidney donation from grocery store cashier, a friend of her husband

The woman will receive the kidney from a cashier at a grocery store.
4 years ago
Woman to receive kidney from grocery store cashier: 'My miracle blessing lady'
4 years ago

'Layaway angels' provide Christmas cheer for families across the country

'Angels' have been paying off layaway balances for strangers' Christmas gifts.
4 years ago
'Layaway angels' provide Christmas cheer for families across the country
4 years ago

Teen dances the lead in 'The Nutcracker' after surviving surgery to remove her pancreas

Attie Jamison's inspiring story is spreading hope during the holidays.
4 years ago
After surviving a 15-hour surgery, teen dances the lead in 'The Nutcracker'
4 years ago

Teen dances 'Nutcracker' lead after 15-hour surgery

Attie Jamison, 14, told "Good Morning America" that what she loves most about the holiday classic is "that there are no limits."
4 years ago
Teen dances 'Nutcracker' lead after 15-hour surgery
4 years ago

12 military families near Fort Bragg get their holiday layaways paid in full

The crowd thought they were attending a customer appreciation event at the Fort Bragg North Post Exchange.
4 years ago
12 military families get their holiday layaways paid in full
4 years ago

Military families surprised by having their holiday layaways paid on 'GMA'

"GMA" surprises a group of military families at the Fort Campbell army base with news that their layaway plans have been paid off in full just in time for Christmas.
4 years ago
Military families surprised by having their holiday layaways paid on 'GMA'
4 years ago

How one caregiver is going above and beyond for seniors

"GMA" sponsor Home Instead senior care spotlights the work of one of their caregivers, JoAnn Page.
4 years ago
How one caregiver is going above and beyond for seniors
4 years ago

Bank surprises single mom by paying off $150K in student loans

Jasmin Ford, 30, of Chicago, said the surprise from Fifth Third Bank "changed the direction and the course of my life."
4 years ago
Bank surprises single mom by paying off $150K in student loans
4 years ago

Good Samaritan gives away frequent flyer miles to fly people home for the holidays

Peter Shankman uses Imgur to find people to whom to donate his airline miles.
4 years ago
Good Samaritan gives away frequent flyer miles to fly people home for the holidays
4 years ago

Stranger gives up first class seat for mom and baby

It was a random act of kindness that brought together two complete strangers on a flight from Orlando to Philadelphia, and brought a mom who was traveling with her baby girl to tears.
4 years ago
Stranger gives up first class seat for mom and baby
4 years ago

Cancer patient gives birth to twins after finding bone-marrow donor

Susie Rabaca was in need of a transplant to help treat her leukemia.
4 years ago
Cancer patient gives birth to twins after finding bone-marrow donor
4 years ago

Tyler Perry stars as 'layaway angel'

Perry said he paid more than $430,000 at two Atlanta-area Walmarts after being inspired by a "GMA" story on other secret Santas who have paid off holiday layaways across the country.
4 years ago
Tyler Perry stars as 'layaway angel'
4 years ago

Blind USC senior walks the football field for the last time as a Trojan

Jake Olson was a walk-on long snapper despite being blind in both eyes.
4 years ago
Blind USC senior walks the football field for the last time as a Trojan
4 years ago

Restaurant manager, employees surprise co-worker with new car

The general manager at Ruffino's on the River in Lafayette, Louisiana, called the surprise "the most touching thing" he's experienced in 30 years.
4 years ago
Restaurant manager, employees surprise co-worker with new car
4 years ago

Restaurant employees' heartwarming surprise for coworker whose car was stolen

Staff at Ruffino's on the River in Lafayette, Louisianna got their co-worker a car after his was stolen.
4 years ago
Restaurant employees' heartwarming surprise for coworker whose car was stolen
4 years ago

Kalin Bennett becomes first athlete with autism to sign letter of intent to play D1 basketball

Kalin Bennett becomes first athlete with autism to land a D1 scholarship.
4 years ago
This teen is 1st athlete with autism to sign letter of intent to play D1 basketball
4 years ago

How to make the most out of Giving Tuesday

ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis gives expert tips on donating, including how not to get scammed.
4 years ago
How to make the most out of Giving Tuesday
4 years ago

How a hero teacher is inspiring inner-city teens with music

Through a music program at the YMCA of Greater Erie, teens wrote a classical music score that was performed by the Erie Philharmonic orchestra.
4 years ago
How a hero teacher is inspiring inner-city teens with music
4 years ago

Hockey fan's homemade sign found her kidney donor

Kelly Sowatsky, 31, held up a handmade sign at a Pittsburgh Penguins game last April, and after the team tweeted out a picture of it a fellow fan who saw the viral photo ended up being a match.
4 years ago
Hockey fan's homemade sign found her kidney donor
4 years ago

This hockey fan asked for a kidney on a homemade sign during a game and found a match

One hockey fan's homemade sign ultimately saved her life after she used it to ask strangers for a kidney donation.
4 years ago
Hockey fan's homemade sign requesting a kidney lands her a life-saving donation
4 years ago

The emotional moment when a face transplant recipient thanks his donor's mother

Cam Underwood met with Sally Fisher, the mother of his face transplant donor, 10 months after his surgery.
4 years ago
Face transplant recipient thanks his donor's mother in tear-jerking moment
4 years ago

Mystery man pays off all holiday items on layaway at Vermont Walmart

"He made me believe in the magic of Christmas," the woman, who snapped a photo of the so-called "Layaway Angel," said on Facebook.
4 years ago
Stranger pays off items on layaway at Walmart
4 years ago

How to donate food to people in need

Wells Fargo, a "Good Morning America" sponsor, is collecting food at its 5,700 branches across the U.S. and through nine mobile food banks traveling the country.
4 years ago
How to donate food to people in need
4 years ago

Paralyzed woman completes NYC Marathon on crutches for others 'who aren't able to take steps'

"It was truly an amazing experience," Hannah Gavios told "GMA."
4 years ago
Paralyzed woman completes NYC Marathon for others 'who aren't able to take steps'
4 years ago

Toddler doles out hugs to strangers before leaving Atlanta festival with parents

Toddler gives hugs to festivalgoers at Atlanta park.
4 years ago
Toddler doles out hugs to strangers before leaving festival with parents
4 years ago

Grandfather cradles stranger's baby in waiting room

The photo of Joe Hale comforting a stranger's sleeping baby while the mother filled out paperwork in a waiting room has been liked more than 1 million times on Facebook.
4 years ago
Grandfather cradles stranger's baby in waiting room
4 years ago
The story behind this viral photo of a man cradling a baby in a doctor's office
4 years ago

Students learn sign language for beloved janitor

Kindergartners at a Tennessee elementary school learned to sign "Happy Birthday" as a surprise for their school's custodian.
4 years ago
Students learn sign language for beloved janitor
4 years ago

9-year-old battling cancer gets to be NYPD chief officer for a day

The police force made this young patient's lifelong wish come true.
4 years ago
9-year-old battling cancer gets to be NYPD chief officer for a day