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K9 helps U.S. Army sergeant recover from PTSD

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - After 18 years of service, U.S. Army Sgt. Colleen Starkey rarely left her home. With post traumatic stress disorder, she said the flashing lights, the television and the fire alarm at the elementary school across the street would act as triggers, leaving her haunted with memories and sounds of war.

Family

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Paying kindness forward

Sometimes we need a story, a singular example that proves greed is not the governing canon of the world, that executives are sometimes willing to surrender profits for the greater good, and that a charitable act can also translate into a smart public relations move.

Family

Lori Borgman: Let them eat cake � lots of it

I should be in an advertisement with crumbs and frosting all over my face and a large headline that reads, "Got Cake?" We have celebrated 10 family birthdays in the past several months. We've had a lot of cake - according to the scales, about three pounds' worth.

Videos

Woman parts with beloved dog because both are blind and the dog is deaf

“I knew he couldn't see or hear, but he didn’t understand why I kept stepping on him. Every time I did it I’d just be in tears. I didn’t want to be stepping on my dog,” says Marilyn Crisp of Sacramento, on why she has to part with her beloved dog, Carmelo. She and Carmelo are blind. Carmelo is also deaf.
Woman parts with beloved dog because both are blind and the dog is deaf 3:02

Woman parts with beloved dog because both are blind and the dog is deaf

Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1 2:48

Remember Ruby Lair, the first girl in a family of six boys? She just turned 1

Kids get free haircuts before heading back to school 1:05

Kids get free haircuts before heading back to school

Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat 2:40

Cop rescues trapped dog sent under house to fetch cat


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