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August 20, 2014
After Grim Prenatal Diagnosis, Couple Takes Unborn Child on Bucket List of Adventures
Today's Daily News features the story of Jenna Gassew and Dan Haley, a Pennsylvania couple...
August 05, 2014
Taylor Swift’s New Duet Partner is Six-Year-Old with Leukemia
In what qualifies as the celebrity good deed of the week, Grammy Award-winning singer Taylor...
July 29, 2014
Jim Caviezel Jumps Over a Table to Greet a Young Fan at Comic-Con
The "Person of Interest" panel at San Diego Comic Con this weekend featured stars Jim...
July 24, 2014
Son Thanks Mother for Gift of Life By Donating His Kidney to Save Her Life
I just came across this preview clip of tonight's episode of "NY Med" on ABC...
July 23, 2014
A Little Girl’s Brain Injury Set Her Dad on a Quest for Treatment and Healing
When Sarah Jane Donohue came into the world on June 5, 2005, she was a...
June 13, 2014
‘Every Day is a Good Day to Remember Sam and What He Stood For’
One of this year's Christopher Awards went to the documentary "Life According to Sam." It...
June 09, 2014
“Dark of Night” Explores Dark Topics on Hallmark Channel’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
Nobody can accuse executive producer Martha Williamson of shying away from tough topics in her...
June 05, 2014
Restoring Order with Stories: Damon Lindelof, Walt Disney, & Faith/Parental Issues on “Lost”
Sunday's New York Times featured a fascinating profile of Damon Lindelof, who served as co-showrunner...
May 21, 2014
Heaven, Iowa, and the Love of Fathers in “Field of Dreams”
I didn't realize that the movie "Field of Dreams" was now 25 years old until...
May 13, 2014
UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Once They Get Into the Shelter, There’s the Concept of Grace
Just ahead of this year's Christopher Awards ceremony, where the film "Gimme Shelter" (now on...
May 01, 2014
Prison Chaplain Father David T. Link & Comedy Writer Tom Leopold Win Special Christopher Awards
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 — At the 65th annual Christopher Awards ceremony on Thursday,...
April 28, 2014
Traveling 4,200 Miles To Deliver Puppy Love
When Christine Davies was deployed in Kuwait as a member of the U.S. National Guard,...
April 15, 2014
When Your Baby’s Life is Expected to Be Brief: A Look at Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care
Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyful time for a couple, but for Amy Kuebelbeck...
April 01, 2014
Opening Your Heart to Adoption: One Woman’s Story
Though Christina Beahan grew up in a big Polish/Dutch family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the...
March 10, 2014
Harlem Globetrotters Add Teen with Down Syndrome to Roster
Eighteen-year-old Kevin Grow from Bensalem, Pennsylvania, became an Internet phenomenon when video of him scoring...
March 04, 2014
TV That’s Changing Lives: A Look at “Bulloch Family Ranch: Season Two”
If Julie and Rusty Bulloch were innkeepers in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago, they would have...
February 24, 2014
Harry Connick Jr. Kicks Into ‘Dad Mode’ Again After Contestant’s Sexually Suggestive Song
Since I've been watching the Olympics for the past two weeks, my "American Idol" viewing...
January 08, 2014
Choosing Motherhood in a Dangerous World (a “Once Upon a Time” post)
The love of parents for their children has always been a theme on the TV...
December 07, 2013
Candace Cameron Bure Talks Jesus, Santa, Parenting, Priorities and Purpose
Actress Candace Cameron Bure, who grew up on television playing D.J. Tanner on the hit...
November 09, 2013
Soldier Returning from Afghanistan Meets Baby Daughter for First Time
Captain William Lotts was deployed to Afghanistan when his wife Brittany was 15 weeks pregnant....
October 30, 2013
The Only Disability in Life is a Bad Attitude
I saw the image below on Christopher Award-winning author Nicole Lataif's Facebook page today. It's...
October 24, 2013
Science and a Mother’s Love Offer Hope to Fatally Ill Child
Sam Berns was supposed to be dead by age 13 because he was born with...
October 15, 2013
He Had Every Right Not to Be Happy, But He Was Happy All the Time
Though born with cerebral palsy along with minimal hearing and vision, Noah Voelker of Gainesville,...
October 03, 2013
Love Turns Despair Into Hope: The LaHood Family’s Ministry to Disabled Children
When Dan LaHood was in second grade at St. John Baptist De La Salle grammar...
September 26, 2013
How a 30-Year-Old Batboy with Down Syndrome Inspires the Cincinnati Reds – and Everyone
Thirty years ago, when Cheryl and Dave Kremer received the diagnosis that their son Teddy...
September 17, 2013
Arsenio Hall Affirms Fatherhood: “It Makes You a Smarter, Less Selfish Person”
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September 06, 2013
A Couple’s Journey Through a Joy-Filled Pregnancy in One Second a Day
Patricia Heaton just shared this Buzzfeed video on Twitter. It was posted by husband and...
July 19, 2013
Acting Like a Child vs. Being an Adult: A Review of “The Way Way Back”
If you were 14-years-old, how would you feel if the person who's supposed to be...
July 17, 2013
The American Family at Its Best: A look at UP TV’s “Bulloch Family Ranch”
Julie and Rusty Bulloch's ranch in Lakeland, Florida, sits upon acres of dirt and grass....
June 19, 2013
Music’s Healing Power for Premature Babies
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