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Woman saves man's life day after learning CPR

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:34am

Good thing Danette Purvis paid attention in that CPR class she took. She ended up putting those new skills to work to save a man's life the very next day.

Wisconsin officer saves the day for 2 young girls, their mom this Halloween

Ben Handelman, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 9:33am

We're just days away from Halloween — and that means the last-minute rush for costumes is on. One Milwaukee family says a crook nearly ruined their spooky holiday. That is, until an unexpected act by a police officer saved the day.

Boy, mom pack extra school lunches for classmate without food

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 9:31am

A formerly homeless New Mexico boy has touched the hearts of thousands simply by bringing an extra lunch to school every day.

Make Your Week: Little girls donate box tops to help class with special needs

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 9:50am

Monday mornings are tough, but reading feel-good stories may help ease those Monday blues. strives to share uplifting stories with its readers, and in our weekly “Make Your Week” column, we do just that.

5th graders launch fundraiser for kindergartner with cerebral palsy

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 8:33am

Some 5th graders are banding together to make sure a kindergartner at their elementary school can enjoy her recess.

'The right thing to do': Civil Rights leader shares story at Utah conference

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 10:35pm

Once a white woman fighting for civil rights in the deep South, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland now she travels the country sharing her story. At a stop in Utah, she met up with a young girl who traveled hours just to see her.

Girl injured in roller skating accident gives back with AED donation

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 11:14am

The family of Tayton Timothy, the girl who was injured in a freak roller skating accident late last year, is giving back to an elementary school that helped the Timothy family in their time of need.

Barbershop offers discount to kids who read aloud during haircuts

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 10:46am

A Michigan barbershop is charming parents and kids alike with its story time discount.

Police respond to noise complaint, surprised with dancing groomsmen

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Oct 14th - 9:19am

What started out as an ordinary noise complaint call turned into a heartwarming moment between Texas police officers and an unconventional group of dancing men.

Former first responders build home for veteran

Eva Zymaris & Kaitlyn Naples, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:37am

Giving back to those who gave so much — That's exactly what a group of first responders and volunteers vowed to do in the aftermath of Sept. 11.

Officer saves baby from choking and takes on the role of a lifetime

Zaina Adamu, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 1:42pm

Officer Kenneth Knox didn't know it at the time, but a child he saved from dying would soon become his goddaughter.

Troubled teens learn to rebuild bikes through new program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 11th - 9:04am

Teenagers from juvenile detention centers in the Ogden area are learning how to repair bikes through a new program designed to give them job skills and put them back on a positive life path.

Teacher to donate kidney to 4-year-old student

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 10:02am

Teachers often make a lasting impact on their students, but one woman’s gift to a child at her school will stay with the little girl for her entire life.

Make Your Week: A helpful hug from a stranger, a kind Discount Tires employee

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 9:59am

It’s hard to hear the constant bad news, and strives to share uplifting news with its readers.

Teachers surprise students with messages of appreciation, record reactions

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 7:59am

Students at a Kansas City high school were brought to tears when their teachers pulled them out of class, but not for the reason you might think.

Springville woman diagnosed with cancer weeks after brother dies on niece’s wedding day

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 3:59pm

Within just a few weeks, Springville resident Jessica Cox was faced with two devastating trials: the death of her older brother and a cancer diagnosis.

Cop stops barefoot homeless woman on the street, buys her shoes

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:45pm

A homeless woman who was barefoot was surprised when an officer stopped her on the street and offered to take her shopping.

Woman’s colorful maternity photo spreads message of loss, hope

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:00am

One woman’s maternity photo is serving as a bright glimmer of hope to thousands of mothers who’ve felt the heartbreak of pregnancy loss.

Special ed teacher invites students to join her bridal party

Shachar Peled, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 11:59pm

A wedding is always a special event. But for Kinsey French, it was truly extraordinary.

Stranded brides saved by last-minute dress swap

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 7:42am

When a Louisiana bridal shop abruptly closed its doors, it threatened to leave a dozen brides stranded before they even made it to the altar.