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After a 6-year-old finished chemotherapy, his classmates welcomed him back with a standing ovation

Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN  |  Posted Jan 12th - 8:36pm

A 6-year-old boy who has been battling cancer got a surprise standing ovation from his classmates when he returned to school after finishing his last round of chemotherapy.

Beacon of Hope at Huntsman Cancer Institute recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Jan 11th - 7:11pm

If you happen to pass the Huntsman Cancer Institute you might notice a bright "Beacon of Hope." While it looks pretty lit up in white and teal, there is a purpose beyond aesthetics.

Utah diabetics band together to share supplies in underground network

John Wojcik, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 7th - 7:05am

Stephanie Arceneaux says she’s just doing her part. Others might say she’s some sort of an insulin Santa Claus, while most accurately she could be classified as a lifesaver… literally.

Volunteering and other good deeds reduce physical pain, a study finds

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 4th - 7:11pm

We've long been taught that helping others helps ourselves. As Charles Dickens wrote, "No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."

The Irwin family has saved over 90,000 animals, including many injured in the Australia wildfires

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Jan 4th - 4:42pm

The Irwin family is continuing Steve Irwin's legacy of rescuing and saving wildlife in danger.

Lehi woman warns others after 2 boys fall through ice into pond

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 4th - 4:04pm

Two boys are alive and well after falling through the ice at a pond in Lehi, thanks to a quick-thinking group of friends and a neighbor who saw it happen.

Brothers adopted thanks to Wednesday’s Child segment

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 2nd - 8:45am

This holiday season, two boys will be getting exactly what they’ve been wanting for a long time.

Single mom gets $2,020 tip on $23 meal for the New Year

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Jan 1st - 7:48pm

It's never a bad idea to start the New Year on a generous note.

2-month-old puppy gets leg amputated after thrown from vehicle in Wisconsin

Tess Klein, CNN  |  Posted Dec 31st - 10:51am

A 2-month-old puppy is recovering from a leg amputation after he was thrown from a vehicle in Madison.

A man donated his kidney to his wife of 51 years after finding out he's her perfect match

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Dec 30th - 3:34pm

Finding your loved one a perfect gift can be hard. But a diamond ring, silk dress, or designer bag couldn't come close to Mike Nipper's gift to his wife of 51 years.

Utah professor inspires line of National Geographic Barbie dolls

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 26th - 8:53pm

As part of her most recent adventure, Nadkarni helped advise Mattel on the creation of a line of National Geographic explorer Barbies in an effort to inspire children’s interest in trees, conservation and careers in science.

Student who died saving classmates from shooting immortalized as Jedi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 25th - 9:57am

A North Carolina college student hailed by police as a hero for preventing more injuries and deaths after a gunman opened fire in a classroom has now been immortalized as a Jedi by the production company for the Star Wars franchise.

'We get to see them smile and cry': Utah police pull over drivers to deliver holiday cheer

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 24th - 10:15pm

There was a secret police operation underway Monday as officers targeted people in the community they thought could use a little extra help this holiday season.

Police surprised a 4-year-old Massachusetts boy for Christmas after his mother was killed

Ila Wilborn and Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Dec 24th - 7:45pm

For many 4-year-olds, the holiday season means trips to see Santa, gifts under the Christmas tree and fun with family members.

David Archuleta, Secret Santa surprise widowed mother of 5 just in time for Christmas

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted Dec 24th - 7:18am

Maila Galo’s husband, Ben Galo, was killed unexpectedly on Aug. 20 in a construction accident. The couple had been married for nearly 20 years and now Maila is left alone to raise and provide for their five children.

Women share story of helping find missing 9-year-old 40 miles from home

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 20th - 7:44am

Two women who helped find a missing 9-year-old boy after he approached them at a downtown Salt Lake City TRAX station said they’re grateful he made it home safely.

Man sends letter to Santa in his greatest moment of need

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 19th - 10:24am

The older we get, the easier it becomes to miss the meaning behind the decorations, gifts and the figure who often stands at the forefront of a child’s mind this time of year.

A Florida man paid off the past dues for 36 families at risk of losing their electricity

Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN  |  Posted Dec 18th - 1:09pm

When Michael Esmond got his utility bills — due December 26 — his mind went straight to the 1980s, when he had trouble making ends meet.

Good Samaritan, studying to be a paramedic, saves 20-year-old pinned by car

Zach Anders, CNN  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:53am

Two young men brought together by a serious crash are now good friends.