Month: September 2014

Repaying the gift of life

A bucket list is defined as a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.At 27 years old, Mason Mudlin had quite the list of his own, but due to a rare combination of auto-immune disorders, passed away in 2010 befo...

10-1 record and blind

Max Lamm is a 13-year-old wrestler from Mars, Pennsylvania with an incredible story. He lost his sight as a result of cancerous tumors that developed in both eyes when he was an infant. Despite being unable to see, Max finished last season with a 10-1 record, dominated his...
A mom who turned to her sewing machine during tough times and turned all of those stitches into a multimillion dollar business. She is helping others get back on her feet, too. Tonight she is America strong. Here is where the creations come to life. For stay at home mom br...

Giving back

Ann Arborites probably remember Martavious Odoms, Vincent Smith and Denard Robinson for their fast footwork in the Big House. But these days the former football stars are developing their green thumbs. Odoms created the #EATING Project in 2012 to establish a community gard...

4 legs and 1 tail is the best therapy

The Hickey family knew something was different about their son Jonny and were advised to have evaluations. Their boy was diagnosed with autism. It was a difficult time for the entire family. But everything changed when the mother saw a news story about a neglected and abus...

Ravens player retires to give kidney to younger brother

BALTIMORE — Ma’ake Kemoeatu missed his final collegiate football game because the NCAA suspended him for improperly providing textbooks to his younger brother. He was a four-year starter at Utah on scholarship and his little brother Tevita was a walk-on. Their parents ...

All you need is love

Trenton and Lindsay Cochran are best friends, brother and sister, support and inspiration. 10-year old Lindsay, who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, has been in a wheelchair since she was 2. Trenton understands deeply that his life would have been very different if he...