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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

Girl On a Mission to Save Others With Blood Disease

Girl On a Mission to Save Others With Blood Disease

A North Texas girl is on a big mission to find a cure for a rare blood disease. She's not just trying to save her own life but also the lives of other children.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Boy Living With Type 1 Diabetes Excels on Baseball Diamond

Boy Living With Type 1 Diabetes Excels on Baseball Diamond

Colt Cotten is focused on the game of baseball, and not distracted about his life-threatening condition, Type 1 diabetes.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Daughter's Accomplishments Inspire Mom's Cancer Fight

Daughter's Accomplishments Inspire Mom's Cancer Fight

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Derr's parents weren't sure what the future would hold after she was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. But her strength is now inspiring her mother's battle against a rare form...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Boy Starts Inspirational Blog After Years in Silence

Boy Starts Inspirational Blog After Years in Silence

Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 10-year-old Ryan is unable to speak. After finding Soma Mukhopadhyay's Rapid Prompting Method, he is now able to communicate by pointing to a board of letters.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Prosper Boy Sings Whitney Houston in Viral Video

Prosper Boy Sings Whitney Houston in Viral Video

Dane Miller, from Prosper, Texas, didn't hold back when belting out Whitney Houston's 1993 hit "If I don't Have You" in the backseat of his dad's car.

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017

8-Year-Old North Texas Boy with Cancer Makes Bucket List

8-Year-Old North Texas Boy with Cancer Makes Bucket List

An 8-year-old boy from Glen Rose is living his dreams, not knowing how much longer he has to live.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

NASCAR to Feature Inspiring Story of Blake's Snow Shack

NASCAR to Feature Inspiring Story of Blake's Snow Shack

Blake’s Snow Shack, a Sanger snow cone business owned by a young man with Down syndrome, will be featured on a NASCAR stock car this weekend.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

A Midlothian teenager living with Down Syndrome has never let her challenges hold her back and it's inspired her entire class.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Promposal Like No Other

Promposal Like No Other

Amalie Brewer, 17, of Glen Rose, had a promposal like no other. She was asked to prom by an 8-year-old.

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Controlled Burn Casts Smoky Haze Over North Texas

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5 Years Ago: Big Tex Destroyed by Fire
5 Years Ago: Big Tex Destroyed by Fire

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Semifinals: Vote for Your Favorite Fair Food

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