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His Addiction Was in God's Hands

Her husband dealt with alcohol addiction and it was tearing their family apart. Could she save their marriage?

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Honoring Memorial Day at a Beloved Cemetery

Cemeteries are as full of life as they are of death. Here’s why.

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Robert Nore (right) and his son Son Vo

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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10 Memorial Day Quotes That Honor America's Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance for those who bravely sacrificed their lives serving our country and protecting our freedom. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to help honor and remember these heroes on this important day.

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Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

When his dog was diagnosed with cancer, Rob Kugler left his life behind for an epic road trip.

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A family at home gathered in prayer.

7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Families

Families come in all shapes and sizes and often we learn the most important life lessons from our closest loved ones who we live and grow with every day.  We hope these Bible verses help you strengthen your family relationships.

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Al Roker on How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Inspires Him

The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.

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Cody holding his feline friend, Nina.

Exactly the Cat This Military Family Needed

Several deployments later, and still mourning the loss of a cat, this family found the love of a pet again.

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These Volunteers Help Shelter Animals Find New Homes

They drive long distances to bring the animals to rescue partners across the country.

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Zenato underwater with a shark.

A Professional Diver's Mission to Help Sharks

This underwater scuba ranger does it all—even removing hooks from sharks’ mouths.

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Best dog, Petey, decked out in a bow tie bearing rings.

6 Ways to Include Pets in Your Wedding

Be mindful, realistic and prepared—and other tips to help you share the big day with your pet. 

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A Florida panther.

6 Animals from the National Geographic Photo Ark Project

For nearly three decades, photographer Joel Sartore has traveled the globe for National Geographic magazine. Joel has embarked on a new project: The National Geographic Photo Ark, a photographic archive of 12,000-plus animal species currently in human care. So far, he has captured images of 9,000 species.

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