| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Bryan Keele of Roanoke County ran the Blue Ridge Marathon last year.
It was the first time he ever ran 26.2 miles.
"I basically cried my way into the finish," said Keele.
The fact Keele can run is pretty amazing when you consider six years ago he...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Stephen Grammer knows a thing or two about adversity. He also knows how to turn a negative into a positive.
The 32- year-old Salem resident was born with Cerebral Palsy, which severely limits his movement and speech.
Cerebral palsy is caused by an...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Harvey Dawkins knows the true meaning of going the extra mile in life.
"I'm a person with a disability," Dawkins, a 44-year-old from New Jersey, said before the start of the MS 150 on Saturday, April 21. "I have cerebral palsy in both my legs and in...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration is once again the subject of national scrutiny, this time after aggressively screening a 7-year-old female passenger with cerebral palsy which caused her family to miss their flight.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:41 AM
Ryan and Lindsey Weesies say the March Of Dimes saved their son Evan's life. They've been working to give back ever since by raising awareness and close to $25,000 dollars for the organization.
"[The March Of Dimes] is the reason Evan's alive," said...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:44 PM
Kelsey Liu said she didn't realize that she and Erik Cerros were about to be surprised on Feb. 26.
They were among 12 seniors vying for two $10,000 scholarships issued by the Toshiba Classic. Liu of University High said she was told that she would...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Plano police have issued a missing person report for a man with cerebral palsy who was last seen Friday evening.
Corey M. Cann, 21, was last seen at his home on the 500 block of Hale Street in Plano at 7 p.m. Friday and has not be heard from since,...
| Feb 10, 2013
Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business.
During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Thank you, President Pro Tem Dempsey, Speaker Jones, judges of the Missouri Supreme Court, Lieutenant Governor Kinder, state officials, members of the legislature, members of my cabinet, and my fellow Missourians.
This evening it is my pleasure to be...
| Jan 23, 2013
Baruch and Joyce Schur were out of options. They couldn't find anywhere for their physically and intellectually disabled 26-year-old son to live, at least nowhere that met their criteria or didn't have a yearslong waiting list.
The 55-year-old couple...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Horses and country music aren’t an unusual pairing. Their immediate association with American western folklore has tied them both together so tightly that most people can’t fathom the amount of country songs about horses. But the two were seen...