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Toddler's 'I love you' face-off with big brother

A toddler is going viral online for a cute face-off on who could say “I love you” last against his older brother.
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Toddler's 'I love you' face-off with big brother
December 2, 2021, 6:25 AM

Newborns decked out in matching gear for the holidays

Each year, infants dressed as turkeys fill the NICU at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia.
December 2, 2021, 6:25 AM
Newborns decked out in matching gear for the holidays
December 2, 2021, 5:58 AM

Nonprofit donates used pianos to community

The nonprofit "Pianos for People" has donated over 300 pianos to St. Louis families and community centers in need.
December 2, 2021, 5:58 AM
Nonprofit donates used pianos to community
November 24, 2021, 1:53 PM

Adoption surprises in time for the holidays

From Minnesota to California, two families are extra grateful to be able to officially add new members just days ahead of Thanksgiving.
November 24, 2021, 1:53 PM
Adoption surprises in time for the holidays
November 23, 2021, 10:54 PM

Deaf football team goes to championship final

The football team for the California School for the Deaf in Riverside is headed to the football state championships, with a 12-0 record, for the first time 68 years.
November 23, 2021, 10:54 PM
Deaf football team goes to championship final
November 22, 2021, 5:07 AM

Charlie Rocket sets up fundraiser for girl with rare neurological condition

Lyla McCarty, 10, suffers from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, which treatment for is not covered by insurance.
November 22, 2021, 5:07 AM
Charlie Rocket sets up fundraiser for girl with rare neurological condition
November 19, 2021, 5:10 AM

105-year-old sprinter sets work record in 100-meter run

Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins started her running career at the age of 100, and at the age of 105 has just set a world record in the 100-meter sprint for her age group.
November 19, 2021, 5:10 AM
105-year-old sprinter sets work record in 100-meter run
November 16, 2021, 5:09 AM

High school quarterback scores 8 touchdowns in honor of his mom

The day after Alex Brown, a high school quarterback in New Jersey, lost his mom to breast cancer, he scored eight touchdowns during the playoff game.
November 16, 2021, 5:09 AM
High school quarterback scores 8 touchdowns in honor of his mom
November 15, 2021, 5:04 AM

Navy Seal becomes Nebraska football player

Damian Jackson’s persistence paid off, and his dream to become a Nebraska football player came true.
November 15, 2021, 5:04 AM
Navy Seal becomes Nebraska football player
November 12, 2021, 5:05 AM

WWII veteran reads letters from the war

Army Cpl. George Steitz, who is 97 years old, read letters he wrote home in 1945.
November 12, 2021, 5:05 AM
WWII veteran reads letters from the war
November 8, 2021, 5:20 AM

Father of 3 beats the odds, runs NYC Marathon

Burke Miller, 36, struggled to prepare for the race for 10 months following extensive surgery to treat his second bout with testicular cancer.
November 8, 2021, 5:20 AM
Father of 3 beats the odds, runs NYC Marathon
1 month ago

Couple builds massive Halloween display in Southern California

This year Mike and Dawn Stanley built a replica of “The Pirates of the Caribbean” ride at Disneyland.
1 month ago
Couple builds massive Halloween display in Southern California
1 month ago

Boy fighting cancer makes gift bags at hospital

Rayshawn Mims recorded a video that showed his son, Ahkeem, filling up gift bags with stuffed animals, snacks, juice and cards while undergoing his cancer treatment in a children’s hospital.
1 month ago
Boy fighting cancer makes gift bags at hospital
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Man buys back late mother’s car, finds notes

John Berry spent decades trying to find and buy back his mother’s 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible after she passed away unexpectedly in 1975.
1 month ago
Man buys back late mother’s car, finds notes
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Two sisters break new ground on the gridiron

Mia Loza and her sister, Sissi, are proving that football is not just a game for the boys.
1 month ago
Two sisters break new ground on the gridiron
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Brothers reunited for 1st time in 50 years

Maj. Gen. Robert Edmonson II was adopted and discovered that he had two younger half-brothers. He and half-brother Col. Eric Jackson had served in the Army together.
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Brothers reunited for 1st time in 50 years
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2 years after viral photo, little boy is cancer-free

Kaitlin Burge shared a photo of her daughter supporting her son, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2018. Two years later, Burge is cancer-free and back in school.
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2 years after viral photo, little boy is cancer-free
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America Strong: Highschool freshman with down syndrome scores touchdown

Wesley Jackson, of Veritas Prep Falcons in Phoenix, Arizona, scored a seventy-yard touchdown in the homecoming game.
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America Strong: Highschool freshman with down syndrome scores touchdown
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Mother and daughter prepare to make Boston Marathon history

Barbara Singleton and her daughter, Beth, plan to participate in the 26.2-mile race as the first mother-daughter wheelchair duo.
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Mother and daughter prepare to make Boston Marathon history
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Dog rescued off Florida coast

A group of friends rescued a dog that they noticed was stranded in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Dog rescued off Florida coast
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Mother and son play sports for the same California college

Brandi Mitchell, 45, is the co-captain of the Diego Miramar College soccer team and her son, Maverick Mitchell, 18, is part of the water polo squad.
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Mother and son play sports for the same California college
2 months ago

America strong: Scoops of kindness

Two sisters are on a mission to provide employment for people with disabilities.
2 months ago
America strong: Scoops of kindness
2 months ago

Georgia girl becomes state’s youngest certified farmer

Kendall Rae Johnson is 6 years old and became the youngest certified farmer in Georgia. She recently hosted a kids’ garden club and helped raise $85,000 for young farmers.
2 months ago
Georgia girl becomes state’s youngest certified farmer
2 months ago

Fans help man after he collapses at Packers game

Green Bay Packers fans jumped into action to assist Randy Sabel after he suddenly collapsed during a home game.
2 months ago
Fans help man after he collapses at Packers game
2 months ago

AMERICA STRONG: Mom gives back to families with babies in the NICU

After giving birth to premature twins, Maria Bentin was inspired to volunteer for Project Sweet Peas. Nine years later, she continues giving back to families like hers. projectsweetpeas.com
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AMERICA STRONG: Mom gives back to families with babies in the NICU
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America Strong: How pandemic grief united generations of Asian Americans through food, community

Heart of Dinner served food to elders, but also united the next generation.
2 months ago
How pandemic grief united generations of Asian Americans through food, community
2 months ago

New York's Mary O’s pub gets wave of new orders

Just 24 hours after “World News Tonight” featured Mary O’s Irish pub in New York City, the owner made more than $100,000 from new orders.
2 months ago
New York's Mary O’s pub gets wave of new orders
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America Strong: Fighting food insecurity among Asian American seniors

Heart of Dinner is an organization that combats food insecurity and isolation among the elderly Asian American community in New York with weekly meals.
2 months ago
America Strong: Fighting food insecurity among Asian American seniors
2 months ago

Haitian migrants get help from Texas group rallying thousands of donations

After a dangerous journey through Latin America, many migrants were deported or sent back to Mexico.
2 months ago
Haitian migrants get help from Texas group rallying thousands of donations
2 months ago

Colorado family starts foundation to donate RVs

A father and his 9-year-old daughter donated RVs to nearly 100 families who lost their homes in wildfires. Their latest donation was for a veteran survivor of the California Dixie Fire.
2 months ago
Colorado family starts foundation to donate RVs
2 months ago

Music's powerful influence on Afghan teen: 'It's everything for me'

ABC News' Kenneth Moton speaks with 13-year-old Mustafa Aria on escaping Afghanistan and using music to cope with the trauma he experienced.
2 months ago
Music's powerful influence on Afghan teen: 'It's everything for me'
2 months ago

America Strong: Father-daughter duo donates RVs to wildfire survivors

Since 2018, the two have been road-tripping across the West.
2 months ago
America Strong: Father-daughter duo donates RVs to wildfire survivors
2 months ago

America Strong: Veteran letter

Meet the young woman who turned a World War II veteran’s dream into a reality. ABC News’ Will Ganss has their story.
2 months ago
America Strong: Veteran letter
2 months ago

America Strong: ‘nonnas’ around the world

This small restaurant on Staten Island is bringing different cultures together and serving up some delicious home-cooked meals, but not by your typical chefs. ABC News’ Will Ganss has the story.
2 months ago
America Strong: ‘nonnas’ around the world
2 months ago

Olympic swimmer takes plunge in honor of late father

Elizabeth Beisel honored her father, Charles, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in July.
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Olympic swimmer takes plunge in honor of late father
2 months ago

New York City pub owner makes meals for front-line workers

Mary O’Halloran, the owner of Mary O’s Irish pub, made 30 meals a night for front-line workers.
2 months ago
New York City pub owner makes meals for front-line workers
2 months ago

America Strong: Immigrant-founded nonprofit provides laptops, tech to students in need

First Tech Fund started giving out laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots during the pandemic to address the access-to-tech gap in NYC schools.
2 months ago
America Strong: Immigrant-founded nonprofit gives laptops, tech to students in need
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America Strong: McDonalds franchise owner turns 2 locations into COVID-19 vax sites

Yolanda Travis, who owns McDonalds franchises in Chicago, wanted to help those in her underserved community get COVID-19 vaccinations and launched a social media campaign to spread the word.
2 months ago
America Strong: McDonalds franchise owner turns 2 locations into COVID-19 vax sites
2 months ago

Oldest park ranger in the US turns 100

Betty Reid Soskin of Richmond, California, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 22. She is a national park ranger and said she’s still got work to do.
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Oldest park ranger in the US turns 100
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America Strong: oldest park ranger in US celebrates her 100th birthday

Betty Reid Soskin was born on Sept. 22, 1921.
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America Strong: Oldest park ranger in US celebrates her 100th birthday
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Overwhelming response for veteran in need

A 79-year-old veteran known as ‘Patriotic Kenny’ has become a TikTok star as fans raised more than $100,000 for him to buy a scooter. ABC News’ Will Ganss has the details.
2 months ago
Overwhelming response for veteran in need
2 months ago

America Strong: Cleveland works to combat the digital divide

ABC News’ Terry Moran reports on a Cleveland school district helping students unable to easily access the internet during pandemic remote learning.
2 months ago
America Strong: Cleveland works to combat the digital divide
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America Strong: Woman surprises relative after being approved as kidney donor

Bob Scarborough was one of 90,000 Americans waiting for a new kidney.
2 months ago
America Strong: Woman surprises relative after being approved as kidney donor
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Woman surprises relative with kidney donation

Carrie Kimball of Manchester, New Hampshire, surprised her relative with a sign to reveal that she was his kidney donor.
2 months ago
Woman surprises relative with kidney donation
2 months ago

America Strong: Kerith the golden retriever

This special service dog is providing comfort and support to first responders on the front lines of the wildfires in California. ABC News’ Will Ganss has more on this furry hero.
2 months ago
America Strong: Kerith the golden retriever
2 months ago

America Strong: Teachers across the country go above and beyond as in-person classes return

Nearly a year and a half later, Robinson reports that the class is back together again.
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America Strong: Teachers across the country go above and beyond as classes return
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America Strong: Teachers going above and beyond

One teacher in Livermore, California, visited students at home to give lesson plans door-to-door. Another teacher in Austin, Texas, created a library out of her garage.
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America Strong: Teachers going above and beyond
2 months ago

America Strong: Nonprofit works to close the digital divide in Cleveland schools

Digital C is finding ways to connect low-income neighborhoods to broadband networks and solve educational equality issues.
2 months ago
America Strong: Nonprofit works to close the digital divide in Cleveland schools
2 months ago

59-year-old full-time student doubles as front-line hero

How one woman is demonstrating that anything is possible at any age.
2 months ago
59-year-old full-time student doubles as front-line hero
2 months ago

America Strong: Buddy Benches

Sammie Vance is on a mission to make new friends and save the environment. ABC News’ Will Ganss has her story.
2 months ago
America Strong: Buddy Benches