September 21, 2017

Colorado boy, 6, suspended for kiss

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The principal at the Colorado school where a 6-year-old was suspended Monday for planting a kiss on a classmate’s cheek said the allegations on the student’s record will be changed from “sexual harassment” to “misconduct.” read more

Ohio boy who fought for last Christmas dies

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An Ohio boy whose last wish was to be home for his favorite holiday has died, two weeks after his hometown welcomed him with a Christmas tree outside his window and a motorcycle-riding Santa Claus. Doctors had told the family of 13-year-old Devin Kohlman that he didn’t have long to live so residents in the… Read more

Dying boy is best man in parents’ wedding

Looking dapper in a tiny tan pinstripe suit and orange shirt, a 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live served as the best man for his parents’ Pennsylvania wedding.

Felon flees after killing 4-year-old

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Police in Washington state say a convicted felon is on the run after a 4-year-old boy died Sunday of a gunshot at his home. Read more

Boston Grieves for 8-year-old Martin Richard

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Martin Richard attended the Boston Marathon, the most prestigious marathon in the United States, my runner husband often says. It was supposed to be a day of fun and community, but was a day of terror instead.  Little Marin was killed during the bombing. His sister, 7, lost a leg and his mother underwent brain… Read more

Parents Moved to Tears When Pope Held Disabled Son

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A Rhode Island couple says they were speechless and moved to tears when Pope Francis hugged and kissed their 8-year-old son in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday. Paul and Christina Gondreau of Johnston and their five children attended Easter Mass at the Vatican. The pope cradled their son, Dominic, who has cerebral palsy. Watch the video here

8-year-old Caleb LOVES Cars

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Caleb is an 8-year-old boy so interested in all aspects of cars he and his Dad have started a blog devoted to all things CARS, called Caleb on Speed.  He builds and collects cars, draws pictures, and even writes reviews of cars and shows. If you enjoyed this post “Like” us on Facebook for updates on more posts… Read more

Ohio Boy Collapses after Marathon Xbox session

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A 15-year-old Ohio boy collapsed and was hospitalized for dehydration after playing Xbox for 4 to 5 straight days. His mom says “he’s learned his lesson,” but has she?  Read more

Boy’s Preventable Death from Sepsis Sparks Plan for New Law

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Rory Staunton, 11, from New York died after a small cut turned infectious this spring. His tragic death from sepsis was entirely preventable, say his parents, who are now accusing the pediatrician and hospital where he was treated of negligence.   Read more, including how to identify sepsis

Syrian Boy Survives Weekend Massacre By Fooling Killers

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11-year-old Ali el-Sayed fooled his would-be killers in last week’s bloody massacre in Houla, which left more than 100 people dead, many of whom were women and children.  Read about Ali’s terrifying ordeal and how his quick wits saved his own life. Read more