Jan 242015
First Grader Shaves Head For Friend With Cancer

Cancer is always devastating, but there’s something even more gut-wrenching about the disease when it strikes a young child. After complaining about feeling lethargic and sick for weeks, first grader Zach was finally diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, an aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. But his best buddy Vincent Butterfield never left his side. He even shaved his head to make Zach feel less lonely. 

This heart warming human interest story was published a year ago by WTNH News8, but it has only gone viral now with over one million new views!


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Jan 232015
Dejected Kid With No One To Play With The Saddest Thing Ever

As adults, we become more comfortable with being alone. But that is harder for kids. There’s just something so depressing about being alone on a Saturday with no one to play with. This cameraman noticed a boy knocking at the door on the neighbor’s house, and couldn’t help but feel the kid’s pain as he walked away defeated with no one to play with.  


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Dec 032014
Mother Finds The People Who Saved Her Son’s Life

Ten years ago, Kellie gave birth to her baby boy Eli. It seemed all was right in the world for their little family until tragedy struck. When Eli was only 14 weeks old, the small family was in a horrific car accident. Kellie’s husband AJ passed away instantly, but Eli was holding on by only a thread. Thankfully, countless doctors, nurses, and medical professionals at Arnold Palmer Hospital worked tirelessly to save Eli.

Now, ten years later, Kellie wanted to thank those who saved her baby boy’s life. This powerful video was posted two months ago, but has only gone viral now with over one million new views!


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Nov 202014
Adorable Animation ‘Nuggets’ Is A Sad Allegory About Addiction

A cute kiwi bird walking down the road minding his own business discovers a golden nugget. After poking and prodding the strange nugget, the kiwi decides to drink it. Suddenly, all is yellow and warm, and the kiwi can fly for the first time. Soon, the kiwi is running to find his next nugget even if he stumbles after the brief flight. The only problem is, after each nugget the flights keep getting shorter and the falls keep getting harder. 

The cartoon, titled Nuggets, was published by German animators Film Bilder a month ago, but the animation has only gone viral now with over half a million new views!


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Nov 152014
Story Of Only Soldier To Survive From His Team Will Break Your Heart

Marine Lance Cpl. Travis Williams and the eleven soldiers in his team were on a rescue mission in Barwanah, Iraq in the summer of 2005 when tragedy struck. By complete chance, Lance was told to move to another vehicle before taking off. 

Only a short time later, a powerful explosion shook the ground. The truck holding his entire team was completely destroyed. Now, he must deal with being the only survivor of his crew everyday. 

Story Corps honored Lance and his team this Veterans Day in this emotional short animated film.


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