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Making a Difference

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:21 PM CDT

Teacher Brings Class on Road to Recovery From Cancer Diagnosis

Teacher Brings Class on Road to Recovery From Cancer Diagnosis

Using a breast cancer diagnosis as a teachable moment, an elementary school teacher decided to take her students with her on the road to recovery. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has her story.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:42 PM CDT

Boy Battling Brain Tumor 'Surprised' By Gift From Cubs

Boy Battling Brain Tumor 'Surprised' By Gift From Cubs

A muralist paired up with the Chicago Cubs to make life brighter for a Darien boy battling a difficult diagnosis--and the end result was a grand slam.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:32 PM CDT

Chicago Dance Center Helps Those With Parkinson's Disease

Chicago Dance Center Helps Those With Parkinson's Disease

How can dance moves help those suffering from Parkinson's disease? NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci takes a look inside the Hubbard Street Dance Center's efforts to make a difference.

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 03:58 PM CDT

JDRF One Walk Helps Children With Diabetes

JDRF One Walk Helps Children With Diabetes

Jennifer Skweres and her 10-year-old daughter Jenna tell NBC 5's Susan Carlson about how Jenna lives with Type 1 Diabetes, and how you can help kids like her with the JDRF One Walk.

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:14 PM CDT

After-School Running Group Empowers Future of Young Women

After-School Running Group Empowers Future of Young Women

An after-school group called "Girls on The Run" has many young women crediting the program for empowering their future. Including one athlete who's running this weekend's Chicago Marathon. NBC 5's...

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