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Courageous Kids

Nov 24, 2018

Courageous Kid: Emerson Sieling

Courageous Kid: Emerson Sieling

Emerson Sieling exudes joy, especially on race days when she gets to compete for Team Hoyt Texas. Together with her pushers, they have a moving message of inclusion.

Sep 10, 2018

Courageous Kid: Chase Coolidge

Courageous Kid: Chase Coolidge

Chase Coolidge is a 12-year-old boy who is obsessed with golf. He swings his clubs every single day despite having a rare genetic condition called Trichothiodystrophy.

Nov 3, 2017

Childhood Cancer Survivor Beat the Odds, Gives Back

Childhood Cancer Survivor Beat the Odds, Gives Back

A Richardson boy who beat cancer continues to beat the odds and is now giving back.

Oct 18, 2017

Girl Who Lost Foot in Accident Has Big Gymnastics Dreams

Girl Who Lost Foot in Accident Has Big Gymnastics Dreams

A brave 8-year-old girl who lost a foot in a lawnmower accident excels at gymnastics.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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