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The National Geographic series “The Story of Us” will reveal the common humanity that lies inside each one of us like love, compassion, justice, peace and freedom. Morgan Freeman travels the globe in search for this answer. “I’ve always been […]

Most of us wonder what our first glimpse of heaven will be like. Dr. Mary C. Neal lived it. In her book, “7 Lessons from Heaven: How Dying Taught Me to Live a Joy-Filled Life,” Neal shares her unforgettable account […]

In 2014, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world numbered almost 60 million—that’s a 40 percent increase since 2011. The largest groups come from Syria, where civil war rages and explosions rip through the concrete walls of homes […]

George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Matthew McConaughey and Kelly Rowland are just a few of the a-list, Hollywood stars that have signed up to participate in a Hurricane relief telethon. The “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey […]

  Hunger, poverty and suffering can be so overwhelming you might feel you can’t contribute. We know we can’t solve the world’s problems in one day, but you can do something wherever you are. Jarrod Shuman did. She was outraged […]

Unless you’ve been living beneath the proverbial rock, you’ve likely heard the latest buzz about Game of Thrones, the popular HBO fantasy series inspired by George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Martin wrote the books […]

After 24 years, Shaurn Thomas is finally free. Thomas claimed for over 16 years that he did not kill a popular Philadelphia businessman in a street robbery. He was 16 then, and said he had been at a juvenile court […]

Kathrine Switzer helped change the future of women’s sports by becoming the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon. It wasn’t easy—an iconic photograph of the 1967 race shows a man attacking and grabbing at Switzer mid-run, in an […]

Jonny Benjamin was elated to finish his first race alongside Neil Laybourne, his savior. Benjamin managed to complete the marathon with the stranger who talked him down from a bridge when he was at his lowest point, feeling suicidal. They […]

Rebekah Marine is the bionic model. Born with Symbrachydactyly, a congenital abnormality that results in missing or malformed hands and limbs, Marine is missing her right forearm. But she’s never considered it a disability—only a difference. And now she’s using […]