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Road Home fence offers protected sanctuary for disadvantaged kids

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:45am

A new wall surrounding the children's area of downtown Salt Lake City's Road Home is allowing kids to stay protected in what can be a difficult environment.

Citywide remodels home for family of teen with cancer

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:45pm

As 15-year-old Alexis Gould struggles with cancer, it's hard for her siblings to focus on anything else. But according to Alexis' mom, Emily Gould, Citywide's plan to remodel their home has given them something exciting to discuss together.

Little girl has 'rare' multi-organ transplant

Savannah Pratt Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 1:16pm

While most girls her age were peacefully asleep, 8-year-old Kyree Beachem was wheeled early Wednesday into an operating room for a triple transplant that lasted more than 12 hours.

Britain's Prince Harry opens children's center in Lesotho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:12am

Prince Harry has named the buildings of a new children's center in Lesotho after the two most important women in his life — his mother and his nanny.

Taylorsville man organizes delivery of 776 Thanksgiving meals

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 25th - 8:02am

Following the lead of Rob Adams, more than 300 volunteers helped sort, prep and deliver 16,000 pounds of turkey, 8,000 pounds of potatoes and other Thanksgiving favorites to local, needy families Monday.

Have You Seen This? A first dance you'll never forget

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 1:14pm

The first dance between a married couple is a special thing to witness, but this couple took it to a whole new level. This husband surprised his bride by getting out of his wheelchair to enjoy their first dance as husband and wife.

Mechanic buys, fixes car for stranger in need

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 8:20am

A two-hour commute to work was significantly reduced for a custodian who crossed paths with a couple of kind strangers.

Brighton High School students raise funds for 2-year-old cancer patient

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 8:00am

The students at Brighton High School are holding regular events for the next two months to raise money for a 2-year-old being treated for cancer at Primary Children's Hospital.

A magical night for a little princess with cancer

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:16pm

Like most girls her age, 6-year-old Simone Bird loves princesses. Her favorites are Cinderella and Elsa. But unlike most girls, Simone has cancer. Neighborhood teens sponsored a princess party to show her their love.

Orem woman works nearly 20k hours for free

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:14pm

At 79 years old, Sarah Sparks still works about 30 hours a week — and doesn't earn a cent.

Marine Corps veteran surprised by volunteers' home renovation

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:55am

Volunteers from Utah nonprofit organization Heart 2 Home completely remodeled a U.S. Marine Corps veteran's 1960s-era home in American Fork.

Dying boy finds 'love of his life' in fellow classmate

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:32am

A Virginia boy is fighting for his life, but he's lucky enough to have his "soulmate" by his side.

Little boy donates his piggy bank to vandalized mosque

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 9:41pm

After the devastating attacks in Paris, some Muslims have been threatened and even attacked. But one little boy didn't want to just stand by after a mosque in his hometown was desecrated.

Special education teacher kicks off each day by complimenting students

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 10:49am

Every morning in his class, Florida teach Chris Ulmer calls each child up individually and tells them something he loves about him or her.

Weber High students benefit needy families, suicide prevention program

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 8:29am

While some Utah families are able to provide an abundant Christmas full of goodies and toys for their loved ones, others struggle to afford the same.

Farmington basketball coach honored by students, community

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 11:55am

In honor of longtime basketball coach Vance Downs, the Farmington Jr. High basketball court will be refinished and named after him.

French national team to play England in act of defiance

Steve Douglas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 8:08am

The Wembley Arch will be illuminated in the red, white and blue of the French flag. The French motto, "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite" will be projected onto the front of the stadium. The words of "La Marseillaise," France's national anthem, will be shown on giant screens so that England fans can sing along with their French counterparts.

Transplant gives new face, scalp to burned firefighter

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 8:31pm

A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received the most extensive face transplant ever, covering his skull and much of his neck, a New York hospital announced Monday.

Jordan School District employee diagnosed with cancer twice this year

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 7:47pm

A Jordan School District employee was recently diagnosed with cancer for the second time this year, but his family has not gone without help.

Cop sends flowers to crying woman she stopped for speeding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 5:47pm

A Massachusetts police officer who sent flowers to a crying woman she pulled over for speeding has received a commendation.