Tag: People

How Laura Became Jake Then Laura Again—And then Met Her Soulmate: ‘She’s a Beautiful Woman’

After Laura Perry Smalts became Jake, and then Laura again, she wanted to tell the world what it means to be a woman—at least to her. Who better to speak of womanhood than one who has questioned it deeply on a personal level and, through painful trials, found joy in it? She explained her epiphany….


Top Gun Founder Tells How He Started Elite Fighter Pilot School, Rewrote Book on Air-to-Air Combat

There’s no doubt fans of “Top Gun” were thrilled with Maverick’s silver screen comeback. But the real-life story behind that elite fighter pilot school is mind-blowing in equal measure. Or maybe way more mind-blowing. The Navy’s Advanced Fighter Weapons School (or Top Gun) was spearheaded in dire times during the Vietnam War by Dan Pedersen, 86, the…


VIDEO: Dad Surprises His Son at Football Practice After Returning Home From Overseas Deployment

In a tear-jerking moment, a military father surprised his 7-year-old son during football practice after returning home from an eight-month overseas deployment. Jordan Lee Newby from Louisville, who serves in the Air Force Air National Guard, had been deployed in Africa since December 2021, WLKY reported. On a mid-July night, Jordan had returned home and…


Mom Rescues Ethiopian Girl at Risk of Abduction by Satanist: ‘God Was in This Battle’

After adopting an orphaned boy who had escaped slavery in Ethiopia, a Tennessee mom began dreaming of a girl child. Coming across a photo of a 7-year-old orphan in need proved her dream had been a premonition, but after traveling back to Ethiopia to adopt the child, a battle began. The girl, named Favor, was withheld,…


Adventures of a 13-Year-Old American Kid in World War II Italy

Joseph Moraglia was born in Brooklyn on July 4, 1931. He was the youngest of nine children born to Domenico and Rosa Moraglia. Fittingly for being born on the Fourth of July, he was the only child of the Italian family born in the United States. Joseph turned 91 this year. He’s the poster child…


Mom Gives Birth to 1-in-200-Million Identical Triplets: ‘The Best Day of My Life’

A first-time mom has given birth to 1-in-200-million spontaneous identical triplets. Parents Zahra Amirabadi, 28, and Ashraf Reid, 29, welcomed their baby daughters, Roya, Adina, and Sefia, into the world in December 2021. The couple, from Nottingham, East Midlands, discovered the triplets at Zahra’s 12-week scan. Both of them have twins in their family, but never expected…


VIDEO: Mom Takes Birthday Photos of Daughter From Age 1 to 18 in Grandma’s Wedding Dress

Samantha Schwind was watching The Oprah Winfrey Show back in the 2000s when she saw the story of someone’s daughter being photographed every year in her grandmother’s dress. She liked that story so much that when she had her own baby girl, she decided to do the same: from age 1, all the way to…


Man Discovers Hidden, Rotting Cellar in His Home and Turns It Into an Incredible Home Cinema

A father in England who discovered an old cellar while investigating his rotten floorboards has transformed the once-hidden room into an amazing home cinema. Ben Mann, 39, from Cradley Heath, West Midlands, couldn’t believe his luck when he found the stairwell leading to an old cellar in his pre-1900 home. (Courtesy of Caters News) He had…


‘I Was Protected’: Nashville Man Miraculously Survives Motorcycle Crash, Walks Out of Hospital Same Night

A film producer in Nashville had a devastating motorcycle accident on the freeway, but he survived and, incredibly, escaped serious injury. As chance has it, he works at CBN, a Christian media company which regularly reports miraculous stories of survival like his. Back in 2020, with COVID restrictions still prevalent, Rob Hull was getting together…


Couple Transform Their Garden Into Plant-Filled Swimming Pool That is Chlorine and Chemical Free

A couple from England took two years to transform their back garden into a beautiful swimming pool that is surrounded by 1,500 plants and is chlorine and chemical free. Jon and Caroline Edwards, from The Cotswolds, came up with the idea to build a natural swimming pool—that is 7 feet deep and measuring 7 x…