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Teen Heroes

Deliveries of Hope From a Teen Who Conquered Cancer

Neil Willenson | Posted 06.07.2015 | Impact
Neil Willenson

This past October, I was part of an unlikely and impromptu chorus singing at the funeral service for "Princess" Evey Cannon who died from cancer at the unfair and tender age of four years old.

Teen Hero Saves 6 Friends From Deadly Fire

Posted 05.28.2013 | Teen

On Sunday, 18-year-old Jessica Gallegos brought the phrase "going above and beyond for friends" to a whole new level. According to, the high ...

Teen Girl's Amazing Moment Of Valor During Home Fire

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Doug Saunders | Posted 07.20.2013 | Los Angeles

SAN BERNARDINO -- A 15-year-old girl was being called a hero Friday after a two-alarm fire started in her home and she rushed to get her younger sibli...

How He Saved His Family From A Deadly Fire (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 01.23.2013 | Teen

The lives of nearly a dozen apartment residents were saved early Monday morning in part due to the courage and instincts of a quick-witted teenager fr...

'I Held Her Head Up -- I Didn't Know If She Was Breathing' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.10.2012 | Teen

The first day at any summer job might be nerve-wracking, but for 17-year-old Jennifer Mahin, her first day was one she'll never forget -- the teen rec...

Jennifer Lawrence, And 8 Other Young Life-Savers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Teen

She may fight to the death on-screen in The Hunger Games, but in reality, actress Jennifer Lawrence prefers saving lives. When a woman walking a dog c...

Teen Hero Saves HOW Many Lives?!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.14.2012 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Sam Porter from Melbourne, Australia saved a life yesterday -- but it wasn't as shocking of an event as you might think. The teen, w...

Teens as Heroes

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

The next time you think to yourself --"those teenagers" -- try to think of the teens in the above stories and feel pride in what teens are capable of.

Philadelphia Teen Saves Dozens Of Schoolmates After Bus Driver Suffers Heart Attack

Posted 03.27.2012 | Good News

Seventeen-year-old Graceann Rumer is a hero -- she took over the steering wheel of her school bus after the driver fell to the ground with a heart att...