Survival Stories

Be moved by the survival stories of those who beat the odds and lived to tell some amazing tales.
Scott Stephens stands on the beach, surfboard under his arm.
God's Grace

A Heaven-Sent Wave, Perfectly Timed

He thought it was a seal, but it was a shark attack. Now he had just minutes to live.

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John recollects saving Roxie as his number one achievement.

An Unforgettable Hero

Watch John reunite with the little girl who made him an inspiring hero. 

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An artist's rendering of a black bird nesting in a woman's red hair

The Stand-in Angel

The featherless little thing had someone watching over him, a guardian angel for birds.

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Dave Hickman chats with Mary Ellen Suey, whose life he saved in 1955.

An Overdue Hug for a Hero

Watch as Dave Hickman is reunited with the woman he rescued as a newborn–in 1955!

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Guideposts: Matt Zeller with his friend and interpreter, Janis

Our Returning Troops: Rescuing His Brother in Arms

Matt Zeller's Afghani interpreter, Janis, saved his life. Now it was his turn to return the favor.

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close-up of a five-dollar bill.
Power of Prayer

The Five-Dollar Miracle

How one woman's prayer profoundly changed a stranger's life.

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Boy's hand held reassuringly.

The Angels of Hemby Hospital

A mother with a sick child is comforted by a group of children from the other side.

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Kelly Kunik
Coping With Illness

The Courage to Speak Out

I am a person with diabetes, not a diabetic. I can't let my condition define me.

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Jennie Bailor

An Inspiring Life Lesson

She felt alone in the aftermath of an auto accident, but was she alone when it happened?

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An artist's rendering of a coyote angel

A Coyote Guide

She and her dog were shown a new path, a new perspective, by an unlikely angel.

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