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Inspired by J.Lo, moms are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:31pm

Moms across the world are sharing bikini selfies to promote body positivity, a viral challenge inspired by Jennifer Lopez.

Angel Watch program helps parents prepare for the impending loss of their unborn baby

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:45pm

Preparing for a new baby is often an exciting time, but it can be especially challenging for families who learn their unborn baby is not expected to live. One Utah couple survived the heartbreaking loss with the support of a program called Angel Watch.

Utah teen shot, left for dead 3 years ago raising money for prosthetic arm

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:28pm

Deserae Turner is tackling a new challenge, hoping to use her catchphrase “Tougher than a bullet” to raise money for a new prosthetic arm.

Utah father, son create graphic novel for DC featuring hero with dyslexia

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:37pm

Father-and-son team Dustin and Davis Hansen of Ephraim, have created an accessible graphic novel for DC featuring a main character with dyslexia, and designed for kids with reading disabilities.

Kindergartner raises $450 for breast cancer research by selling cookies

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:22pm

When Brockbank Elementary kindergarten student, Ace Sampson heard that his school was raising funds to help cure cancer, he wanted to play a part -- a big part. With the help of family, friends, his community and some homemade cookies, he was able to raise $450 toward cancer research.

Boys hand out Valentine’s Day flowers to every girl at school

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 14th - 9:21pm

Six boys in Brigham City used Valentine’s Day as a chance to lift up every girl at their school — teachers included. They spent the day handing out nearly 600 flowers.

Couple married 75 years: lasting love takes daily commitment

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:56pm

On this Valentine’s Day, we all want to know, what’s the secret to lasting love? It’s something a South Jordan couple may just hold the key to.

20 stories of love and heartbreak from KSL.com readers

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 12:21pm

To celebrate Valentine's Day, we asked readers to share their stories of love, heartbreak and recovery in 100 words or less. Here are our favorites.

Hugs are good for health year-round, not just on Valentine’s Day

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 12th - 8:36pm

Janet Janis was happily playing a card game in her home when she was surprised with an impromptu hug from a local caregiving service.

Utah police officer delivers baby in the middle of rush-hour traffic

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 8:24pm

Hearing that first wail from the tiny little girl was a relief — and later a joy. “That’s so awesome, that first little, cute little cry,” WVC officer Jeremy Dean said.

Got a story about love or heartbreak? We want to hear it

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 11th - 3:30pm

To celebrate Valentine's Day this week, we're asking readers to share their stories of love, heartbreak and recovery. We'll feature our favorites on KSL.com this Friday.

Utah Food Bank gets 40K-pound pork donation after BYU, USU football seasons

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 9:28am

Football season has come and gone, but Utah State and BYU players were still throwing around the pigskin last week.

Susie Boyce: What Fred Rogers, Andy Reid and orphans in Mexico taught me about real love

Susie Boyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 10th - 8:21pm

Following a life-changing volunteer experience in Mexico, I've been asking myself: How do I train my brain love like it did back at that orphanage while I’m here at home? Maybe the best way is by looking to those who have paved the way before.

Adidas made a sustainable football field using 1.8 million plastic bottles

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Feb 2nd - 3:31am

Adidas has taken approximately 1.8 million plastic bottles and turned them into a sustainable football field.

11-year-old girl who loses leg in accident rejoins cheer squad months later as a flyer

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 1st - 7:11pm

Abbie Metge was in an accident at her grandpa's farm, causing her lose her leg. Over the course of months of healing and learning how to live with one leg, Abbie rejoins her cheer quad, setting goals to become a one-legged flyer.

KSL.com readers shared their #GirlDad stories after ESPN sports anchor’s tribute to Kobe Bryant

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 5:33pm

We invited KSL.com readers to share their #GirlDad stories with us. Here are some of those stories.

Find a Sherpa, be a Sherpa: How to rise above your own adversities

Susie Boyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 27th - 7:31pm

New Year’s resolutions generally start out feeling as manageable but end up taking on mammoth proportions. Like climbing a mountain. Alone. With no equipment. Such occasions often require a “Sherpa” to get you going.

Girl Scout troop creates therapeutic book for victims of child abuse

Hannah Lawson, CNN  |  Posted Jan 26th - 10:06pm

It started as a fun pajama party for 10 sixth-grade girls who make up Girl Scouts Troop 1980. It quickly evolved into something with much greater purpose and reach: A new book to help child abuse victims in their healing process.

Her joint pain can be debilitating, but that doesn't stop this USU student from trying to 'move free'

Merritt Jewel, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:11pm

Abby Jones feels pain in her jaw, ankles, knees, fingers, wrist, hips, shoulders and elbows. Sometimes, the inflammation and stiffness become so debilitating that she cannot walk or eat much.