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Young woman's skin condition leads to splotchy appearance — and a modeling contract

Bethany Hines, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:05pm

Amy Deanne was a high school senior when she first noticed the odd white spots on her hand.

'These cute faces are the front lines': Utah school wins national award for kindness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:32pm

"I think (being kind) is one of the most important things. I think it should be No. 1 on your list to do, is to at least give someone a smile," said 9-year-old Annabel George, a student at Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan.

Fan gets love from 'Stranger Things' cast after classmates fail to show for his birthday party

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:20am

A young super-fan felt like he was in the Upside Down when none of his classmates showed up to his "Stranger Things"-themed birthday party— that is until Eleven herself reached out with some birthday love.

Make Your Week: Getting free tickets to the zoo, clearing the snow for others

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:20am

There are a lot of good people in the world. But if you are feeling a little down or need to have your faith in humanity restored, look no further than at the stories below.

In the fight for her life, young professional runner isn't slowing down

Samantha Bresnahan, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 8:36pm

Gabriele Grunewald is much like many young 30-somethings: She loves her dog, married her college sweetheart, enjoys the coffee shop around the corner from her Minneapolis apartment and likes to explore the trendy new restaurants and brewpubs around town.

Skateboarding dog teaches owner 'how to be stoked to be alive'

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 3:06pm

On sunny winter afternoons at a Salt Lake-area skate park, Austin Namba’s skateboarding buddy turns heads.

Failed engagement inspires 'heartbroken' man to offer ring to couple in need

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:52am

When a Virginia man picked out a diamond ring, he expected to give it to the woman he loved. But when that relationship ended before the proposal, he sought to ease his heartbreak by offering the ring to a couple who couldn't afford one of their own.

Teen's viral act of kindness lands her $16K college scholarship

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 8:39am

When a Texas teen helped a struggling elderly man cut up his food during her shift at the Waffle House, she didn't realize the simple act would change her life.

Make Your Week: Local students show support for Parkland survivors

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 12:19pm

The weather is warming up for this week and lifting all of our spirits with hopes of spring. But if the warmer weather isn’t doing a good job at making you feel better, then reading this article will.

‘Be the change’ motto reflected in East High program to help homeless students

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 10th - 6:29pm

It all started with a conversation with a student who told the East High School principal she was sleeping behind a grocery store. That led to the creation of a very special program to help the school's approximately 80 homeless students.

Utahn with rare disease gets surprise from soldiers on special mission

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 9th - 8:37pm

Twenty-six-year-old Talan Summers always wanted to be in the military, but because of a rare disease where he’s constantly in pain, he couldn’t join. Friday, the military decided to surprise him by coming to his home in Tremonton.

5 inspiring Utahns to recognize on International Women's Day

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 10:34am

Utah has its fair share of extraordinary women who inspire those closest to them and their communities. Here are five Utah women who deserve to be recognized, not only on International Women's Day, but every day.

Mike Rowe honors West Jordan toymaker for 16 years of service

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 3:11pm

A West Jordan toymaker was recently featured on Mike Rowe’s Facebook show, “Returning The Favor,” for his years of service to children around the world.

For Nora the polar bear, there is Hope

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 5th - 8:04pm

A main attraction at Utah's Hogle Zoo — a young polar bear named Nora — seems to be settling into a new life with Hope. "Hope" is actually the name of another polar bear who's helping Nora cope with a tragic early life.

Make Your Week: Paying for groceries, buying a stranded stranger's gas

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 5th - 11:41am

There is a lot of good in the world.

Woman chases down wallet thief — then buys him coffee

Natalie Johnson, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 11:42am

When a man snatched a wallet from a passerby's hand, Tess Aboughoushe ran after him. When she caught him, she invited him for coffee. Why? Because the Canadian woman felt it was the right thing to do.

Make Your Week: Kindness at the grocery store

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 1:42pm

It’s the beginning of another week. For some people, that may mean facing another long, stressful workweek. For others, it may mean enduring more cold weather as we get closer to spring.

After 70 descendants, a 108-year-old Canadian man finally gets a namesake

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 7:21am

Esmond Allcock has six children, 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. But to his dismay, none of them were named for him — until now.

Make Your Week: Teenager wins prize, gives it to toddlers; stranger helps change tire

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:15pm

It’s Tuesday, but feels like Monday because of the holiday. To add to the woe of facing a new workweek, the snow made for a slow, slippery commute this morning.

'A darn fun life': Utah couple to celebrate 76 years of marriage

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:25pm

S. Hal and Venita Kartchner know, perhaps better than just about anyone, how to make love last.