Reba McEntire’s 2001 hit, “I’m a Survivor,” shares a message of resilience, with lyrics describing “a single mom who works too hard / Who loves her kids and never stops / With gentle hands and the heart of a fighter / I’m a survivor.” Those... Read More.
(SAN DIEGO) -- San Diego high school student Nick Herrmann was told by some doctors he might never play basketball again. On June 14, the 16-year-old cancer survivor stepped onto the court for the Torrey Pines High School basketball team and hit a 3-pointer at... Read More.
(SURFSIDE, Fla.) -- Surfside building survivor Zulia Taub had called Apartment 506 in the Champlain Towers South home for more than two decades. On June 24, she watched her life crumble to the ground. The 82-year-old said she was at her apartment when she thought... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Five years after the shooting at Pulse nightclub that claimed 49 lives, Patience Murray still struggles physically and mentally with what happened that night. "There will never be a point where I'm done learning or done healing," she said. "And I just... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Five-year-old Beau Wise's big brothers were more than big. Looking at Jeremy and Ben, 10 and eight years older, he saw grand, invincible figures -- figures who led Beau into no small measure of brotherly mischief. "I was kind of constantly getting pulled... Read More.
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The suspect in a mass shooting that killed nine at a San Jose, California, light rail yard was found dead with two semiautomatic handguns and 11 magazines with ammunition nearby, officials said Thursday. The guns are believed to be legally purchased... Read More.
(ROCHESTER, Minn.) -- After spending months in the hospital, it was finally Nathan Herber’s first day of school. Nathan was only 4 years old when he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2018. He had to leave his school in Rochester, Minnesota, to undergo aggressive... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When he was 36, Brian Kozera heard a word he never expected to hear from a doctor: cancer. Six years later, Kozera, a police officer and dad, is now preparing to fulfill his lifelong dream of competing in the Ironman World Championship... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When a gunman opened fire at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store, Sarah Moonshadow, who was there shopping with her son, timed the gunfire to figure out when to flee to safety.Ten people, including... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Anthony Sullivan -- you may know him as the OxiClean pitchman -- and Ethan Zohn, the winner of Survivor: Africa and a two-time cancer survivor, have teamed up for a new reality show called Kings of Kush. Produced by Deadliest Catch's Thom Beers, the Vice TV series chronicles... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NE WYORK) -- After childhood cancer derailed her dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut, a 29-year-old Tennessee woman is set to become the youngest American to go to space via the world's first all-civilian mission to... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., revealed on Monday night that she is a sexual assault survivor while recounting her experiences during last month's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol."I'm a survivor of sexual assault," Ocasio-Cortez said,... Read More.