She knows their desperation firsthand. As an Iranian refugee, she came to the United States with nothing more than $42 in her pocket. Now she's thriving but not forgetting about those who are struggling as she once did.
So many men and women lose the battle with cancer. Not nearly often enough do we recognize the courage it takes to keep going during difficult treatments. We honored just a few women now fighting that fight with a KSL Today High 5.
A tough duo on crime but it's how one Unified Police Officer and his partner spend their time off that makes them deserving of a High 5. They're changing perceptions and fears about police one child at a time.
We were tipped off about Norm Barnes as the new man to the neighborhood who often spent his time cleaning up after others. But after meeting those who know him best, he actually does so much more than that which is why he's getting a KSL today High 5.
He was described to us as a man who knows exactly what needs to be done and how to get it done. Scott Roberts goes above and beyond to make sure families have what they need when dealing with the difficult news of cancer.
It's difficult finding a reason to smile when you're a child with a disabling illness. One Utah foundation is trying to give kids that reason to be happy and forget about their sickness, even if it is for a brief moment.
They've been at it for just about a week straight but the volunteers cleaning up the damage from Thursday's tornado say they won't quit until the work is done and their community is rebuilt. That's why we felt they deserved a KSL Today High 5.
A fixture at Orchard Hills Elementary School for the past four years, but you better not call her by her first name. The students refer to Donna Baller as "Nana" a fitting name for a woman deserving of a KSL Today High 5.