September 24, 2019
Luchita Hurtado has been creating artwork for decades, but it’s only now—on the cusp of her 100th birthday and by a stroke of luck—that the rest of the world can finally see her paintings and witness her agelessly infectious lust for life.
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September 13, 2019
Diagnosed with stage 4 Neuroblastoma as a baby, Whitaker Weinburger had always been too sick to have a proper birthday party. This year, with Whitaker’s health in stable condition, his mom was determined to remedy that.
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August 29, 2019
With 88 pianos spread throughout the city, the 2019 Pianos for Peace Festival brings together people of all ages to share in a love of music and a strong sense of unity.
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September 08, 2016
Often, the young men who partnered with these dogs yearn to adopt them—but it takes money, time, and the ability to navigate bureaucracies. Enter Molli Oliver.
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When Mother Nature stripped the Bahamas of virtually everything, chef José Andrés and his team of relief workers remind us that what remains can be a force that’s even stronger: human compassion.
A recent memorial for Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from the Nazis, serves as a potent reminder of what just one man’s life can mean for many others.

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Pianos for Peace
June 16, 2016
Carbfix is a promising new idea for neutralizing the climate impact of producing energy.
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June 02, 2016
As his photo spread across social media, a West Point cadet's inspiring story as a Haitian immigrant became known.
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February 01, 2016
A professional ballroom dancer who lost her leg helps raise money for an organization that provides prostheses to low-income amputees.
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It’s no secret that music can help you feel better. That’s why Musicians On Call brings music to the people who need it most—hospital patients.