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Nov 14, 2018

Courageous Kid: Grayson Smith

Courageous Kid: Grayson Smith

Grayson Smith is a 9-year-old hockey player who is living with Type 1 diabetes. He explained what he loves about  hockey and how it helps him manage his disease.

Oct 31, 2018

Courageous Kid: Sahej Bhatia

Courageous Kid: Sahej Bhatia

Westlake Academy senior Sahej Bir Singh Bhatia started a non-profit to connect his fellow musicians with people who might otherwise not get to hear a live performance. Bhatia has been playing piano at senior...

Apr 23, 2019

Courageous Kids: Shaeffer Vetterick

Courageous Kids: Shaeffer Vetterick

A 7-year old from Frisco is living proof that practice make perfect and that's why she's an NBC 5 Courageous Kid.

Oct 17, 2018

Courageous Kid: Jireh Campbell

Courageous Kid: Jireh Campbell

A talented musician says it's his music that got him through one of the toughest times of his life when he went though having a kidney transplant. He now hopes that his music can give that same power to others.

Apr 23, 2019

Courageous Kid: Amelia Morrow

Courageous Kid: Amelia Morrow

Amelia Morrow is an officer for her 4-H group, the Texas Wranglers. Now 15-years-old, it wasn't until she was five when she first started speaking. Since then, 4-H and equine therapy have helped her accomplish a...

Oct 3, 2018

Courageous Kid: Hailey Ganster

Courageous Kid: Hailey Ganster

As Hailey Ganster battled two rounds of cancer, the Rowlett teenager turned to what would become her strongest weapon -- art.

Sep 27, 2018

Courageous Kids: Shooting Stars Taekwondo Class

Courageous Kids: Shooting Stars Taekwondo Class

Every Monday night at Lone Star Black Belt Academy in Watauga, the Shooting Stars class welcomes students with a range of special needs and abilities. For students Phoenix and Marcos, they love it.

Sep 12, 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 12, 2018

Boston Marathon Bombing Inspires North Texas Runner

Boston Marathon Bombing Inspires North Texas Runner

Team Hoyt Texas founder, Sadie Briggs, explains how she was inspired to join Team Hoyt after she ran in the Boston Marathon the year of the bombings and the year after.

Sep 5, 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.

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