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Courageous Kids

Nov 21, 2018

Courageous Kid: Trinity Fanning

Courageous Kid: Trinity Fanning

Trinity Fanning just might be the happiest kid on earth. He greets strangers with a hug and his mom says he brings joy to everyone around him. He's come a long way since his first hour-long seizure, which...

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.

Nov 7, 2018

17-Year-Old Swimmer Makes Big Waves in the Pool

17-Year-Old Swimmer Makes Big Waves in the Pool

The 17-year-old teen swimmer from Aledo is making big waves in the Olympic swimming pool despite her vision impairment, making her an NBC 5 Courageous Kid.

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...

Oct 24, 2018

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.

Oct 10, 2018

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 19, 2018

Courageous Kid: Logan Young

Courageous Kid: Logan Young

Logan Young is a Courageous Kid who loves sports and he’s not about to let anything get in the way of his passion.

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