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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Articles tagged: heartwarming stories

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

7-year-old cancer patient scores touchdown in Nebraska spring game

A 7-year-old boy battling cancer lit up the day Saturday by scoring a touchdown at Nebraska’s spring football game. Jack Hoffman has been fighting cancer since being diagnosed in April 2011. He has gone through two surgeries and is on a two-week break from chemotherapy. During his break, he had the opportunity of a lifetime…Read More

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