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1st African American valedictorian and salutatorian combo named in school’s 98-year history

Myles McCants achieved a 4.409 grade point average and Aria McDaniel holds a 4.394. In addition, Myles is making history on his own. → Read More

7-year-old holds prom for his babysitter after hers was canceled due to COVID-19

Rachel Chapman was surprised with dinner and a dance all thanks to 7-year-old Curtis Rogers. → Read More

These school bus drivers paid a touching tribute to their graduating seniors

With Loveland City Schools in Ohio closed for the year, its transportation department came up with a unique way to say goodbye. → Read More

Mom who investigates drownings posts viral plea to parents on water safety. Here are her tips.

A mother who investigates drownings is raising awareness with her viral tips on water safety. → Read More

2-year-old who received new heart during pandemic finally heads home

Toddler Barron Shoemaker of Temple, Texas, underwent heart surgery on March 24 at the Texas Children's Hospital. → Read More

Dads adopt 17-year-old over Zoom as 80 loved ones look on

Chad and Paul Beanblossom of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, adopted their son Michael over a Zoom call as court proceedings have come to a halt amid the pandemic. → Read More

After coronavirus puts IVF on hold, couple answers call to adopt preemie

Nicole and Andrew Osterhout of Albany, have adopted of Finnick "Finn" Gabriel Osterhout, who was born on April 22 in Ohio. → Read More

High school students surprise teacher with tearful goodbye video after class discontinues

Sophomore Bella Watkins, 16, of Bryant High School in Bryant, Arkansas, invited 11 of her friends to share selfie footage as they said goodbye to Mrs. Heather Hare. → Read More

Couple married for 58 years die days apart from complications of coronavirus

Margaret Sanders Powe, 80, died April 14 at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Charles Edwin Powe Jr., also known as Ed, died on April 18. → Read More

2-year-old greeting UPS driver is her weekly highlight in quarantine

Charlotte Venuto greets the same delivery man on Mondays as he drops off her family's meal kit packages. → Read More

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

Lena Riley was surprised April 18, one day after her third birthday, by a fleet of seven trucks outside of her home in Henderson, Nevada. → Read More

Dad awaiting coronavirus test results witnesses birth of 1st child via FaceTime

Jack Hedges of Bedford, New York, watched via video chat as his daughter Adrienne came into the world on April 5, during the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Families spread love during COVID-19 pandemic with window Easter egg hunts

With social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic, one neighborhood has come up with a creative way to keep its annual Easter egg hunt alive. → Read More

'Sesame Street' to reveal new episode starring Julia, new resources to honor Autism Acceptance Day

Julia, the first Muppet with autism to appear on the show, made her debut on "Sesame Street" in 2017. → Read More

Baby meets namesake great-grandma through car window amid COVID-19 crisis

Ross and Maggie Oberschlake, parents of 6-week-old Emma, brought their daughter to a parking lot in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, to greet grandma Janina, 98. → Read More

I'm a nurse who's pregnant amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Here's how I'm coping.

While Hodnicki is still working with hospital patients, she expects to not be assigned to those who have COVID-19. → Read More

Families raise thousands for school janitors on cleaning sprees amid COVID-19 crisis

While schools are closed across the country, custodial staff are doing their part to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus with deep cleanings. → Read More

Baby with rare dwarfism is home after 184 days in hospital

Paisley Courson was born with a severe skeletal disorder called thanatophoric dysplasia (TD). → Read More

Recovering addicts share astounding before-and-after photos and sober positivity on Instagram

Recovering addicts share their astounding before-and-after photos and positive messages on Instagram. → Read More

Kindergartner dresses as school security officer for 'Dress As Your Favorite Person Day'

Easton Blocker arrived this week to Bobby G. Lester Elementary School in Jacksonville, Arkansas. → Read More