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Nurse who cared for mother dying of Ebola adopts baby

Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:53am

The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.

Kids with cancer see dreams realized in book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:01am

A Utah photographer has captured beautiful photographs based off the dreams of 21 pediatric cancer patients in hopes of raising awareness and inspiring others.

Overweight pup gets second chance at life

Amanda Jackson, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:31pm

Obese, unhealthy and mourning the loss of his owner, Vincent was surrendered to a county animal shelter in Houston two weeks ago. His prospects didn't look good.

Terminally ill Utah girl who received over 189K Christmas cards turns 7

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:11pm

A little girl facing an undiagnosed terminal illness celebrated a major milestone Wednesday — her 7th birthday.

Viral video: Mickey Mouse steps in during local couple's Disneyland engagement

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 3:33pm

A woman got a sweet proposal surprise at a recent trip to Disneyland, and Mickey Mouse made it even sweeter.

Girl battling cancer receives special message from workers outside window

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 8:01am

A pair of construction workers in Missouri took a break from welding to construct a special message for a little girl who'd been watching them every day from her window across the way.

Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:07pm

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday morning on the anniversary of his father's death.

How 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helped a child to speak

Henry Hanks, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:47am

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

Cochlear implants changing lives of 3 Utah sisters

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:17pm

For Larissa, Bethany and Katelyn Anderson, the world was a quiet place. But just over three weeks ago, the Utah sisters underwent surgery at Primary Children's Hospital to receive cochlear implants. Now they're learning to hear.

New vet clinic gives year of free care to canine hero

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:40am

Dr. Andrea Howard is thrilled to be opening the doors of her very own veterinarian's office, but perhaps no one is more excited than one special patient.

Kaysville videographer believes everyone has a story worth telling

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:07am

Inspired by Humans of New York, a local videographer made a video starring Utah strangers who tell bits of their stories.

Deputy buys skateboard for girl after theft

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:45am

When Kaylie discovered her skateboard had been stolen, she didn't expect to ever see it again. A deputy from the Utah County Sheriff's Office took matters into his own hands and bought a nearly identical board.

Swimmer with one leg sets new records

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:03am

An extremely talented high school swimmer excels in her sport, and she does it all with one leg.

#WeStandWithWDBJ: Journalists post tributes to victims of WDBJ shooting

Daphne Sashin, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:03am

Reporters, camera operators and journalism colleagues everywhere openly struggled with their shock and grief on social media after TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot dead while reporting live on air in Virginia.

New Neuroworx Center helping more paralysis patients realize dreams

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06pm

From one small room in a strip mall to more than 24,000 square feet, Neuroworx cut the ribbon Thursday on it's new $9-million rehab center in Sandy. For paralysis patients, the evolution is a dream come true.

Cheer team dance inspired by fight against cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:04pm

A local cheer squad is dancing in honor of those impacted by cancer in their community at the Relay for Life Saturday.

For girl losing hair, a stranger reaches out to help

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:54pm

A good samaritan is raising money for an eighth grade girl he's never met who is losing her hair.

Utah tents being used in Nepal for newborns

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:27pm

Mothers giving birth in Nepal don't have many options as to where to do it after devastating earthquakes ruined several medical buildings.

The reminder we needed to quit judging

Michael McCarlie, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:01am

A group of strangers show one couple the importance of kindness.

Layton community supports family that lost father, daughter in I-15 accident

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:20pm

As a Layton family prepares to bury a father and his young daughter, the community has rallied with tremendous support. Ryan Chambers and his young daughter were killed in a crash on I-15 Sunday in Riverdale.