Posts Tagged: INSPIRING STORIES

EDITH POP

Stop Everything And Check Out Jorge Dyksen, Badass Quadruple Amputee Soccer Player

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Jorge Dyksen is a regular high school kid who also happens to be a quadruple amputee soccer player. Here's his story.

CANCER PATIENTS

A Wrestler's Gesture Of Sportsmanship To His Opponent's Dying Father Will Touch Your Heart

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Malik Stewart lost his 120-pound state championship match, but earned fans for his gesture of sportsmanship to his opponent's father, a man with cancer.

BASKETBALL

A Teen With Terminal Cancer Used Her Make-A-Wish Request On A New Scoreboard For Her School

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When the Make-A-Wish Foundation tried to fulfill a young Utah girl's wish, she used it to get her school's basketball team a new scoreboard.

CANCER PATIENTS

A Surfing Dog Granted A Wish For A 15-Year Old With Brain Cancer And Whoops We’re Sobbing

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Ricochet the surfing dog granted a wish to a 15-year old with brain cancer, and here's video of them surfing together and oh my god we're sobbing.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Video Of The Year Nominee: A High School Senior With Down Syndrome Drains Four 3-Pointers

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The Bensalem High School basketball team let a boy with Down syndrome play and he drained some three-pointers while the crowd went crazy.

INSPIRATIONAL

An Elderly Australian Couple Ran A Marathon. Every Day. For An Entire Year.

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An Australian couple in their 60s spent 2013 running a marathon. A marathon every single day for the entire year. THEY ARE IN THEIR SIXTIES YOU GUYS.

Baseball

Carlos Ruiz (And The Phillie Phanatic) Surprised A 6-Year Old Leukemia Patient

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Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiez and the Phillie Phanatic showed up to surprise a 6-year old with Leukemia during his honorary fireman ceremony. TEARS.

DANNY KEEFE

What This Middle School Football Team Did To Support Their Disabled Waterboy Might Make You Weepy

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A middle school football team dressed up like Danny Keefe, their kindergarten waterboy, to show him they love him.

all the feels

Meet The Woman Who Threw A Dance Party In The OR Before Her Double Mastectomy

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Deborah Cohan, a doctor and mother of two, asked friends, family and the medical staff performing her double mastectomy to join her for a dance party.

Football

Olivet Middle School’s ‘Secret Play’ For A Disabled Teammate Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

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Michigan's Olivet Middle School football team put together a "secret play" for a teammate with a disability, and it changed the lives of everyone involved.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Meet Jayson Carter, Rice's 4-Foot-9 Running Back

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During Saturday's 45-7 thrashing of the UTEP Miners, the Rice Owls let 4-foot-9 walk-on RB Jayson Carter into the game for a carry.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Your Heart Might Explode Watching This High School Football Waterboy With Down Syndrome Score A Touchdown

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A Wisconsin high school senior with Down Syndrome ran in a touchdown in the final play of a game. Beautiful stuff.

INSPIRATIONAL

A Man With Muscular Dystrophy Competed In (And Finished) The Chicago Marathon

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Maickel Melamed, a man with Muscular Dystrophy, competed in (and finished) the Chicago Marathon.

ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS

Meet Patience Beard, The Cutest Amputee Cheerleader With A Zebra Leg In College Football History

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Arkansas Razorbacks cheerleader Patience Beard happens to be an amputee with a zebra-print prosthetic leg, and she's awesome.

CANCER PATIENTS

Today's Best News: 8-Year Old Nebraska Cornhusker Jack Hoffman's Cancer Is In Remission

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Jack Hoffman, the then-7-year old cancer patient who participated in Nebraska's spring game and ran in a touchdown, found out his cancer is in remission.

AMPUTEES

A 5-Year Old Meningitis Survivor Got State-of-the-art Running Blades (And They’re Power Rangers-Themed)

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A 5-year old Meningitis survivor got a pair of state-of-the-art running blades to help him walk, and they're Power Rangers-themed.

CEREBRAL PALSY

Update: Inspirational Oklahoma 10-Year Old Tobias Bass And His Disabled Brother Finished Their 5K

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In an update to an earlier story, inspirational 10-year old Oklahoma boy Tobias Bass and his disabled brother Titus ran in and finished their 5K.

CEREBRAL PALSY

An Oklahoma Boy Wanted His Disabled Brother To Run A 5K With Him, So He Sought Help From Local News

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Oklahoma boy Tobias Bass reached out to his local news team to help find a jogger pusher so his big brother with cerebral palsy could run with him in a 5K.

AMATEUR WRESTLING

A Georgia High Schooler Wrestled A Kid With Down Syndrome And Became Our New Hero

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A Georgia high school wrestling star faced off against a competitor with Down Syndrome, won a sportsmanship award and became my personal hero.

Football

16-Year Old Shae Stelly Has Muscular Dystrophy & Scored As Many TDs This Week As Arian Foster

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Shae Stelly, a 16-year old with muscular dystrophy, ran in a touchdown for his high school team this week.


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