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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:18 PM CDT

Making a Difference in Fight Against Childhood Cancers

Making a Difference in Fight Against Childhood Cancers

A doctor who treats pediatric cancer patients wanted help, specifically more money for research on childhood cancers. So, he developed a foundation to raise that money. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 11:31 PM CDT

High School Senior, Soccer Coach Surprised by Mentees

High School Senior, Soccer Coach Surprised by Mentees

A senior at Lane Tech High School in Chicago who spends her time coaching children with special needs on the soccer field got a heartwarming surprise from her mentees.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 11:38 PM CDT

Woman Donates Kidney to Stranger to Save Her Mother

Woman Donates Kidney to Stranger to Save Her Mother

Dyamond Lindsey’s mother is in desperate need of a new kidney, so the 21-year-old is donating hers… to a complete stranger.

Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 at 07:08 PM CDT

Community Comes Together to Celebrate Girl's 3rd Birthday

Community Comes Together to Celebrate Girl's 3rd Birthday

A suburban community is coming together to make a difference for a special young girl. Allayna Tripp is celebrating her third birthday, and it's a big milestone for the family.

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 at 10:55 PM CDT

Cancer Survivor Meets Bone Marrow Donor at Cubs Game

Cancer Survivor Meets Bone Marrow Donor at Cubs Game

A cancer survivor and the woman who helped save his life through a bone marrow transplant met for the first time Saturday, and as they are both lifelong Cubs fans, the emotional event took place at none...

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 07:44 PM CDT

Peace Mural Shares Powerful Message in Chicago

Peace Mural Shares Powerful Message in Chicago

On Chicago's Northwest Side, street artist Christophe Gausparo destroys the idea of guns as killing machines. Through art, he's turned toy guns into abstract trees. He says he buys toy guns for his art, to keep...

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