Pete Frates, one of the people who inspired thousands to give to charity through the spread of the Ice Bucket Challenge, has died. He was 34. Frates was a former baseball player at Boston College. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2012 at age 27 and immediately set out to fight the disease the would…

Imagine being headed down the highway when out of no where, a tree falls and crushes your car. This was the reality for Denise Wilburn on a normal Tuesday evening in Texas. While driving along a busy road, all of a sudden she noticed branches coming through her windshield. A massive oak tree had split…

Eleven-year-old Charlotte Nebres is the first black girl to star in this year’s rendition of “The Nutcracker,” which has been ongoing since 1954. Nebres, whose mother’s family is from Trinidad and her father’s family is from the Philippines, attends the School of American Ballet. Nebres said it just reaffirms that nothing can hold her back.…

A British woman who was hiking with her husband in Barcelona has survived one of the longest cardiac arrests ever recorded. 34-year-old Audrey Schoeman was hiking in the Catalan Pyrenees, when she was struck with hypothermia following a drop in temperature due to a snowstorm. Her husband, Rohan, quickly called emergency services as she passed…

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