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'Only The Brave' Stars Honor Fallen Firefighters' Sacrifice

'Only The Brave' Stars Honor Fallen Firefighters' Sacrifice

With the recent fires in California and a summer of hurricanes, it's important to think about all those who risk their lives trying to help others. New movie "Only the Brave" does just that, in memory of the 19 members of the Granite Hotshots who lost their lives battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in Yarnell, Arizona in 2013. View Now
Gayle On Film: 'Happy Death Day'

Gayle On Film: 'Happy Death Day'

It's Friday the 13th in October and an obvious weekend for Hollywood to introduce another scary movie. This writer has to say, it's $5 million well spent by Blumhouse Productions. With "Happy Death Day" you get a scary movie that gets the "Groundhog Day" treatment. Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) doesn't want to celebrate her birthday. She actually doesn't really want to be nice to anyone, but it seems when she's on her way to her surprise party, there's a mask-wearing weirdo that doesn't want her to wake up the next morning. Every time the villain gives her the fatal blow, she wakes up, only to repeat her day all over again and try to figure out who's trying to kill her.    View Now
'90s JCC Center Shooting Survivor Shares Her Story

'90s JCC Center Shooting Survivor Shares Her Story

With mass shootings more and more in the news, it's important to never forget the victims and survivors' stories. Mindy Finkelstein Rieger is a survivor of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting in 1999. While working as a camp counselor, the 16-year-old was rejoining her 5-year-old and 6-year-old campers after a game of capture the flag. Suddenly, white supremacist Buford O. Furrow, Jr. walked up, shooting 70 rounds of ammunition into Rieger and four others, including three little boys. View Now
Pony Cuddles With Man Who Saved Him

Pony Cuddles With Man Who Saved Him

Unfortunately, animals don't have control over what happens to them in life, and this poor pony has seen the worst of it. Tobias was almost shipped off to a slaughterhouse, but luckily a kind family stepped in just in time. The Hance family had recently moved to a small farm in order to take care of animals they rescued, according to The Dodo. Hearing about a horse auction, Kirk and Nastasha Hance hurried over and purchased Tobias and also a mare. View Now
Incredible Microscopic Images Reveal A Whole New World

Incredible Microscopic Images Reveal A Whole New World

Much of the world is too small to see, but photographers competing at Nikon's "Small World In Motion" video competition made it possible to see the microscopic world with our own eyes. These incredible videos and time lapses show battles between life and death and the miracle of birth. Photographers submited from all over the world, and these are some of the best shots. View Now
Many Killed, Hurt After Las Vegas Concert Shooting

Many Killed, Hurt After Las Vegas Concert Shooting

WARNING:  Adult language and graphic material included. It's now the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Over 55 people are dead and more than 520 injured after 64-year-old Stephen Paddock fired down at people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night.  View Now
Holocaust Survivor Tells Her Devastating Story

Holocaust Survivor Tells Her Devastating Story

Every year, we lose more and more Holocaust survivors, so it's important that we hear their stories now. Ella was 13 years old when Hitler's soldiers marched into her Polish town, taking her younger sister away. Forced to live in the Łódź Ghetto with other Jews, unfortunately her father died soon after. She soon was shoved into a train bound for the infamous concentration camp Auschwitz. View Now
Rescue Dog Assists During Mexico Earthquake Aftermath

Rescue Dog Assists During Mexico Earthquake Aftermath

The massive earthquake in Mexico this week has been devastating, killing over 200 people and leveling at least 44 buildings, according to ABC News. In the midst of the rubble, officials and regular people are standing out for the efforts to reach people trapped and recover bodies. One big help has been Frida with Mexico's Navy Canine Unit. View Now
Family Rescued From Capsized Ship In Puerto Rico

Family Rescued From Capsized Ship In Puerto Rico

The rescue efforts are continuing in Puerto Rico after recent Category 4 Hurricane Maria hit this week, and a mother and her two children had a lucky escape. BBC News reports they were able to get on top of a capsized vessel and get the attention of a British helicopter. Unfortunately, it's believed a man inside the vessel was not able to escape. View Now
Cat Won't Leave Gravesite

Cat Won't Leave Gravesite

Sometimes there's a special bond between animals and people that can't be broken, even in death. After the funeral for his grandfather, Ismail Mat in Malaysia, Soffuan CZ shared a heartbreaking moment where a local cat kept circling around the grave at a mosque. The family tried to move it away, but the cat kept going back, and it's believed the cat frequents that area often. It just goes to show that animals have feelings too and can sense when things are wrong. View Now
Dog Gets Rescued From Earthquake In Mexico

Dog Gets Rescued From Earthquake In Mexico

Even with all the sadness as the Mexican people deal with the loss of more than 200 people killed in a devastating earthquake, there are small moments of happiness. Video captured the rescue of a dog being carefully lifted out of the ruins. The dog has a lot of support and love as a crowd of people gather around it. It's unknown if the dog has an owner or a family out there. View Now
Huge Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

Huge Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

A magnitude-7.1 earthquake wreaked absolute havoc on the Mexican state of Puebla. More than 330 people have died as buildings crumbled to the ground including schoolchildren, according to ABC News. People are coming together to rescue those buried in the rubble. View Now
Dying Man Changed Forever After Visit With Horse

Dying Man Changed Forever After Visit With Horse

In the last days of his life, Patrick Saunders forgot about his troubles for a few magical moments when he reunited with his first love. Throughout his childhood and his life, Patrick was fascinated by horses, although he hadn't been able to ride for quite awhile. The nurses at North Devon Hospice heard about his passion and arranged for a horse to visit. Patrick's eyes immediately lit up, and he was able to feed Victor a carrot and pet him. View Now
People Listen Back To Voicemails From Their Loved Ones

People Listen Back To Voicemails From Their Loved Ones

Losing a loved one can be unbearable, but there are a few things we can do to help the pain. Looking back at old photos, thinking about memories and even listening to old voicemails. Thanks to technology, we can have a digital memory that we can take with us everywhere and the comfort of hearing someone's voice again.  View Now
One-Of-A-Kind Hospice Keeps Dogs Comfortable And Happy

One-Of-A-Kind Hospice Keeps Dogs Comfortable And Happy

Everyone deserves a loving home, especially those with not much time left. Silver Muzzle Cottage in Michigan is the state's only dog hospice. They take in abandoned dogs that were lifelong pets and those who need medical attention and care. The dogs get to live out their days in comfort and with love, including the senior citizens they visit once a week.  via 60 Second Docs View Now
Woman Struck By Tremendous Tragedy Inspires Others

Woman Struck By Tremendous Tragedy Inspires Others

WARNING: Adult language. It's hard to keep going when life keeps knocking you down. Writer Nora McInerny somehow picked herself up after a tumultous six weeks in 2014 when she lost a baby, her husband and her father, all at the same time. Now, she wants to help others work through the pain and the discomfort others might have. View Now
'Reborn Doll' Helps Father Cope With Son's Passing

'Reborn Doll' Helps Father Cope With Son's Passing

The loss of a child is a horrible tragedy for any family. Eleven years ago, Shane Pointon's son Jay Lee was stillborn. In that time, Shane has had a very hard grief-stricken road. Sharon, his wife who is not the baby's mother, wanted to help Shane cope with the grief, so she purchased a "Reborn Doll," which is made in the exact likeness of Jay Lee. Everyone deals with loss differently, and we hope that this helps Shane cope with that loss a little better. View Now
Chris Cornell's Daughter Sings Amazing Tribute

Chris Cornell's Daughter Sings Amazing Tribute

What amazing strength and talent. The late musician Chris Cornell's 12-year-old daughter Toni absolutely stunned when paying tribute to her father and his friend Chester Bennington. She sings "Hallelujah" with Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic on "Good Morning America," and the audience could not hold back their tears. Thanks Toni for this beautiful moment! View Now
Woman With Alzheimer's Disease Shares Story With Kids

Woman With Alzheimer's Disease Shares Story With Kids

Some things can be difficult for kids to understand. For instance, why someone might suddenly start to lose their memory. In this touching Cut video, kids meet Myriam, a woman who has battled Alzheimer's disease for seven years. While you wouldn't think children would fully understand the effects of the disease, it's wonderful to see the kids' natural curiosity, emotions, and caring natures coming out. View Now
Dad With Terminal Cancer Surprised With Metallica Tickets

Dad With Terminal Cancer Surprised With Metallica Tickets

WARNING: Adult language used.  The relationship between a parent and a child is a special one, and there's something to be said about the bond between father and daughter. Nikole Prizmich learned to love Metallica from her dad and has early memories of listening to the band's music and going to their concert at 9 years old. Now, it's Nikole's chance to return the favor. Dad's shocked at the surprise! He has terminal cancer and will be able to see Metallica for a final time, thanks to Nikole. View Now
Man Talks To His Dead Father Through Artificial Intelligence

Man Talks To His Dead Father Through Artificial Intelligence

It's never a good feeling to lose a loved one. We know our time is short, but even when death is inevitable, it's still hard to accept that the ones we loved will no longer be around us. When jounalist James Vlahos found out his beloved father was dying, he decided to preserve his memories with his dad in the best way that he could. James did countless interviews with his father describing his life and even got his dad to sing some of his favorite songs but then took it to the next step. View Now