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June 22, 2024 at 2:02 AM

5-year-old celebrated by plane passengers after missing graduation

A 5-year-old boy received a surprise graduation ceremony during a flight when he had to miss his own kindergarten graduation ceremony.
June 22, 2024 at 2:02 AM
Although 5-year-old Xavier had to miss his kindergarten graduation, passengers on a Frontier flight were able to give him a mid-air celebration.
June 22, 2024 at 1:33 AM

Firefighters surprise battalion chief before last chemotherapy treatment

Corona Fire Department Battalion Chief Brandon Willson completed his final cancer treatment in Irvine Thursday morning.
June 22, 2024 at 1:33 AM
VIDEO: Firefighters surprise battalion chief before last chemotherapy treatment
June 21, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Why this Texas musical theater teacher won the 2024 Inspiring Teacher Award

Before Paul Fillingim was the artistic director at Reagan High School in San Antonio, Texas, he was just a kid in love with theater.
June 21, 2024 at 7:30 PM
VIDEO: Why this Texas musical theater teacher won the 2024 Inspiring Teacher Award
June 20, 2024 at 11:03 PM

Man with ALS gets wish granted to go skydiving

Mark Johnson has been living with ALS for 24 years. He was recently given the opportunity to take to the skies and live out his dream of skydiving.
June 20, 2024 at 11:03 PM
VIDEO: Man with ALS gets wish granted to go skydiving
June 19, 2024 at 4:59 PM

'Proud' foster mom retires after raising over 40 children

Emma Patterson has fostered over 40 children since she opened her Maryland home to foster youth in the 1980s.
June 19, 2024 at 4:59 PM
Emma Patterson and her youngest birth daughter, Carletta Patterson.
June 19, 2024 at 4:11 PM

‘GMA’ helps theme park enthusiasts find unclaimed cash

ABC News’ Gio Benitez and the Ohio Department of Commerce stopped by Cedar Point amusement park to help visitors check if they had any unclaimed money.
June 19, 2024 at 4:11 PM
VIDEO: ‘GMA’ helps theme park enthusiasts find unclaimed cash
June 18, 2024 at 12:16 AM

School crossing guard gets big surprise from students

Miss Dottie, 89, was sent off for retirement with hugs, cards and lots of love from the students she protected for decades.
June 18, 2024 at 12:16 AM
VIDEO: School crossing guard gets big surprise from students
June 17, 2024 at 9:56 PM

Boy dances his way into a cancer-free life in heartwarming video

Nico was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia two years ago. Now, he is celebrating being cancer-free with a special surprise from the Little Wishes organization.
June 17, 2024 at 9:56 PM
Nico was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia two years ago. Now, he is celebrating being cancer-free with a special surprise from the Little Wishes organization.
June 17, 2024 at 5:10 PM

Isabella Strahan rings bell after finishing chemo

Michael Strahan shared the sweet moment his daughter rang the chemo bell after finishing her fourth and final round of treatment.
June 17, 2024 at 5:10 PM
VIDEO: Isabella Strahan rings bell after finishing chemo
June 14, 2024 at 6:03 PM

An incredible 23 set of twins graduated from this middle school

Twins make up about 3% of live births in the U.S., according to the National Center of Health Statistics. At Pollard Middle School in Massachusetts, twins made up about 10% of the eighth-grade class.
June 14, 2024 at 6:03 PM
Twins account for about 3% of live births in the U.S., according to the National Center of Health Statistics. But at Pollard Middle School in Massachusetts, twins made up about 10% of the eighth-grade class.
June 12, 2024 at 3:03 PM

89-year-old crossing guard who retired after 47 years honored by students

Dorothy "Miss Dottie" Kalkbrenner says she will miss seeing the kids every day.
June 12, 2024 at 3:03 PM
Dorothy "Miss Dottie" Kalkbrenner, an 89-year-old crossing guard recently bid farewell to her career after serving for 47 years.
June 7, 2024 at 3:27 AM

'No idea': 5-year-old surprised to learn liver donor is his former teacher

A New York preschool teacher surprised her former student who needed a liver donation with the news that she would donate a part of her liver to him.
June 7, 2024 at 3:27 AM
Carissa Fisher and Ezra expect to undergo the liver donation and liver recipient surgeries later this summer, possibly in July.
June 7, 2024 at 3:24 AM

Trooper saves baby who stopped breathing: 'He's a godsend'

A Kansas trooper is being hailed as a hero after helping to save a baby girl who had stopped breathing in May.
June 7, 2024 at 3:24 AM
When baby Brexley stopped breathing while traveling with her parents Gracie Gray and Kahl Huffman on May 12, Master Trooper Evan Jacks of the Kansas Highway Patrol came to her rescue.
June 6, 2024 at 10:40 PM

See the heartwarming moment boy discovers liver donor is former teacher

Five-year-old Ezra Toczek was surprised to learn his former preschool teacher signed up to be his liver donor
June 6, 2024 at 10:40 PM
VIDEO: See the heartwarming moment boy discovers liver donor is former teacher
June 6, 2024 at 2:22 PM

Mom shares sweet video of daughter helping to care for her grandpa at hospital

Six-year-old Emmi assisted a nurse while her grandpa watched from his bed at a hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
June 6, 2024 at 2:22 PM
VIDEO: Mom shares sweet video of daughter helping to care for her grandpa at hospital
June 5, 2024 at 4:02 PM

17-year-old becomes youngest person to earn doctorate degree

Dorothy Jean Tillman earned her associate degree at 10, bachelor's degree at 13 and her master's degree at 15.
June 5, 2024 at 4:02 PM
VIDEO: 17-year-old becomes youngest person to earn doctorate degree
June 5, 2024 at 10:23 AM

Couple finds safe containing $100,000 while magnet fishing in Queens

A New York City couple got the surprise of a lifetime while magnet fishing in Queens.
June 5, 2024 at 10:23 AM
James Kane holding the safe recovered from a lake in borough of Queens, in New York City.
May 31, 2024 at 12:17 AM

Graduating mom gets master's hood from 3-year-old son: 'I hope he never forgets it'

Natasha S. Alford, a New Jersey mom, opens up about her master’s graduation and receiving her master’s hood from her 3-year-old son at commencement.
May 31, 2024 at 12:17 AM
When Natasha S. Alford graduated, her university’s dean invited her 3-year-old son Julian to give his mom her master’s hood on stage.
1 month ago

Classmates gather to watch their fellow 4th grader get adopted

Luke Kissinger found his forever home. When it was time for his official adoption, he had an idea to set up a livestream so his classmates could watch.
1 month ago
Luke Kissinger found his forever home. When it was time for his official adoption, he had an idea to set up a livestream so his classmates could watch.
1 month ago

11-year-old invites classmates to watch as his adoption gets finalized

An 11-year-old from Arkansas invited his fourth-grade class to watch as his adoption was finalized.
1 month ago
Eleven-year-old Luke was adopted by Cassie and Bradley Kissinger on May 14.
1 month ago

Gospel singer's miraculous kidney transplant after losing mom and sisters

After nearly a decade with chronic kidney disease, Tammy Edwards, a 57-year-old gospel singer from North Carolina, celebrated her kidney transplant: "The good news had to come our way," she said.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Gospel singer's miraculous kidney transplant after losing mom and sisters
1 month ago

'GMA' celebrates after-school program creator in Detroit

Khali Sweeney is the creator of an academic and athletic after-school program, and receives a surprise for making an impact in the community.
1 month ago
VIDEO: 'GMA' celebrates after-school program creator in Detroit
1 month ago

MLB player Bryce Harper helps with 'promposal'

ABC News' Danny New explains how the Major League Baseball star helped one lucky teen ask a girl to the prom.
1 month ago
VIDEO:  MLB player Bryce Harper helps with 'promposal'
1 month ago

Twins who reunited on 'GMA' graduate high school

Audrey and Gracie, who were separated as toddlers in China and met for the first time on "GMA," return as valedictorians and get some surprises.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Twin who reunited on 'GMA' graduate high school
1 month ago

Teacher and student have dance-off

Eight-year-old Ahmad, a student a Deep Roots Charter School outside Philadelphia, said he never knew his teacher, Mrs. Laurie, “could dance like that.”
1 month ago
VIDEO: Teacher and student have dance-off
1 month ago

Military dad surprises daughter at kindergarten ceremony

US Army Captain Gregory Rice, deployed for nine months, surprises 5-year-old daughter Alena Rice at her kindergarten ceremony. Video shows the heartwarming reunion.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Military dad surprises daughter at kindergarten ceremony
1 month ago

'GMA' celebrates inspiring music teacher in Minneapolis

Anwatin Middle School music teacher Ed Barlow receives the surprise of a lifetime.
1 month ago
VIDEO: 'GMA' celebrates inspiring music teacher in Minneapolis
1 month ago

91-year-old Missouri man rescues fire department

Sam Sloan presented a generous donation of $500,000 to the financially struggling volunteer fire department in Missouri.
1 month ago
VIDEO: 91-year-old Missouri man rescues fire department
1 month ago

Army sergeant surprises his sister on her wedding day

Helena Morgan said she was "totally surprised" when her brother, U.S. Army Sgt. William Watson, flew across the country to walk her down the aisle for her big day.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Army sergeant surprises his sister on her wedding day
1 month ago

Brother surprises sister on wedding day to walk her down the aisle

An Army sergeant flew to American Fork, Utah, to surprise his sister on her wedding day on May 4.
1 month ago
William Watson surprised his older sister Helena Morgan on her wedding day.
1 month ago

Pilot surprises mom on her flight back home

Jerome Lawrence always dreamed of being a pilot. Now, he is living that dream at United Airlines and knew the perfect way to thank his parents.
1 month ago
Jerome Lawrence always dreamed of being a pilot. Now, he is living that dream at United Airlines and knew the perfect way to thank his parents.
1 month ago

Teen accepted into over 200 colleges reveals her school choice

A Georiga high school student has been accepted into over 230 colleges and awarded over $14 million in scholarships.
1 month ago
Madison Crowell, an 18-year-old senior at Liberty County High School in Hinesville, Georgia, was accepted into over 230 schools and awarded over $14 million in scholarships.
1 month ago

Baby born at 22 weeks goes home after spending first 6 months of life in hospital

Nyla Brooke Hayward was delivered at 22 weeks and weighed just over 1 pound.
1 month ago
Nyla Brooke Haywood was born at 22 weeks at Silver Cross Hospital in Illinois.
1 month ago

‘Miracle baby’ goes home after 6 months in hospital

Nyla Brooke Hayward was delivered at just 22 weeks and was known as a “micro preemie” because she weighed just over one pound at birth.
1 month ago
VIDEO: ‘Miracle baby’ goes home after 6 months in hospital
1 month ago

Brother drives 17 hours to surprise sister at nursing school graduation

A brother drove 17 hours from Floriday to Indiana to surprise his older sister at her nursing school graduation.
1 month ago
Kylei Gray’s younger brother drove 17 hours from Florida to Indiana to surprise her at her nursing school graduation.
1 month ago

Senior gets accepted to over 200 universities with over $14 million in scholarships

Madison Crowell wanted to show younger kids that they can get into schools all around the country.
1 month ago
Madison Crowell wanted to show younger kids that they can get into schools all around the country.
1 month ago

Brother drives 17 hours to surprise sister at her nursing school graduation

Kylei Gray received the surprise of a lifetime when her younger brother traveled from Florida to Indiana to be at her nursing school graduation ceremony.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Brother drives 17 hours to surprise sister at her nursing school graduation
1 month ago

'GMA' surprises mom of 4 and fire chief for 25th 'Breakfast in Bed' celebration

"Good Morning America" surprised Shelly Carter, a mom and assistant fire chief at Hamden Fire Department in Hamden, Connecticut, with a "Breakfast in Bed" celebration.
1 month ago
“Good Morning America” surprises mom of four and Hamden Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Shelly Carter for the 25th anniversary of “Breakfast in Bed.”
1 month ago

Young Timberwolves fan gets NBA surprise

Minnesota Timberwolves player Naz Reid surprises Mia Almanza and her family with tickets to their conference semifinals game against the Denver Nuggets.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Young Timberwolves fans gets NBA surprise
2 months ago

School bus driver on a mission to spread positivity to students

A Florida school bus driver is spreading positivity with students' handwritten messages and drawings lining the inside of his school bus.
2 months ago
Anthony Burgess, a bus driver for Pinellas County Schools in Florida, spreads positivity to students with handwritten messages displayed on the inside of his school bus.
2 months ago

Tiffany Haddish gets a surprise from a teacher who changed her life

Haddish is reunited with her high school drama teacher Mrs. Grieb live on "The View" for Teacher Appreciation Day.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Tiffany Haddish gets a surprise from a teacher who changed her life
2 months ago

Man who received college degree while incarcerated accepted into law school

Benard McKinley, who received his GED and Bachelor's degree while incarcerated, will attend Northwestern Law School in the fall, four months after leaving prison.
2 months ago
Benard McKinley delivering a commencement speech at Northwestern's Prison Education Program inaugural class graduation
2 months ago

Engaged couple first met during food delivery

ABC News' Danny New spoke with the now-engaged couple who first met during a food delivery.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Engaged couple first met during food delivery
2 months ago

This Florida toddler's dream of becoming an honorary police officer comes true

Stone Hicks, a 4-year-old with end-stage kidney disease, had his wish of becoming a police officer for a day come true thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Orlando Police Department.
2 months ago
VIDEO: This Florida toddler's dream of becoming an honorary police officer comes true
2 months ago

Eagles QB Jalen Hurts' contribution to Philadelphia school district

The football star gave $200,000 to some Philadelphia schools for air conditioners.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Eagles QB Jalen Hurts' contribution to Philadelphia school district
2 months ago

Good deed blossoms into friendship

ABC News' Danny New explains how one young man's small act of kindness was returned in a big way!
2 months ago
VIDEO: Good deed blossoms into friendship
2 months ago

Barbers rescue young child from oncoming traffic

Two barbers from LookSharp Barbershop in East Hartford, Connecticut, are being hailed as heroes after they ran to save a young child who was wandering toward traffic.
2 months ago
Barbers from Look Sharp Barbershop in East Hartford, Connecticut ran outside to save a young child from oncoming traffic.
2 months ago

Good Samaritans band together to save 71-year-old in fiery highway crash

A group of good Samaritans jumped into action to help save a 71-year-old after his car became engulfed in flames on a Minnesota highway.
2 months ago
A fiery Minnesota highway rescue along Interstate 94 in Saint Paul was caught on camera, April 18, 2024.
2 months ago

4-year-old receives lifesaving heart transplant after waiting 1,025 days

Arctura Nowak was born with an abnormally large heart. Now, post-transplant and after years in and out of the hospital, her mom wants her "to experience every joy possible."
2 months ago
VIDEO: 4-year-old receives lifesaving heart transplant after waiting 1,025 days
2 months ago

Grandma and grandson now traveling the world

ABC News’ Danny New spoke with the 94-year-old who broke the record for oldest person to visit all 63 National Parks and is now taking her adventures overseas!
2 months ago
VIDEO:  Grandma and grandson now traveling the world