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Friday, October 9, 2015

Articles tagged: heartwarming stories

One-armed basketball star Zach Hodskins offered walk-on spot at Florida

Zach Hodskins has one of the smoothest basketball strokes you will ever see. But it’s not his incredibly accurate shot that has heads turning across the nation. It’s the fact that Hodskins can shoot like that with only one arm. Earlier this month, the University of Florida and head coach Billy Donovan offered Hodskins a…Read More

Young Ohio State fan beats cancer he named ‘Michigan’

A 12-year-old cancer patient who is a die-hard Ohio State fan came up with a unique way to motivate himself to fight the disease he was diagnosed with two years ago. Grant Reed named his brain tumor “Michigan.” On Friday, Grant beat Michigan by undergoing his final chemotherapy treatment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus,…Read More

Story of Ricochet the surfing dog is pretty awesome (Video)

If you are a pet/dog lover, this video will make you melt. The story of Ricochet the surfing dog was featured on SportsCenter on Sunday night. Ricochet is a female golden retriever born into the “Puppy Prodigies Neo-natal & early-learning program” with the intention of becoming a service dog for a person with a disability….Read More

Kayla Wheeler is a swimming phenom despite having no legs, one arm

KPTV – FOX 12 Kayla Wheeler is proving that no disability should stand in someone’s way. Wheeler is a 16-year-old swimming phenomenon despite being born without legs and one arm. The junior at Mountlake Terrace (Wash.) High School is a Paralympic world record holder in the 50 meter butterfly and has competed around the world….Read More

Nerlens Noel brings 7-year-old leukemia patient to Kentucky Derby with him

Former Kentucky star Nerlens Noel attended the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and he brought with him a special guest. Noel has developed a relationship with a 7-year-old boy named Kelly Melton, who is currently battling leukemia. Melton was recently released from the hospital, so Noel asked him if he would like to accompany him to…Read More

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