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On his birthday, his 13-year-old sister hugged him. Then he shot her in the head

Miami-Dade police believe that Martaevious Santiago accidentally shot his 13-year-old sister in the head, killing Tedra King just after she hugged him on his birthday at the family’s Florida City home.

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Cheerleader trains for a back handspring. Having Down syndrome won't hold her back

Brittany Lowe is not your average Texas high school cheerleader. Born with Down Syndrome, she endured multiple heart and hip surgeries in her first few years, but by age 5 she fell in love with dancing and cheering. And nothing has stopped her since. At the national cheerleading championships in Dallas, 16-year-old Brittany set out to do something nobody ever thought she'd be able to do -- land a back handspring.

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Prom time at Duke Children's Hospital

Duke Children's Hospital held its first prom on Sat., April 22, 2017, for current and former patients age 12 and up. More than 100 patients and their guests danced, ate, posed in a photo booth and even smeared whipped-cream pies on Duke staff as part of the fun.
Shawn Rocco Duke Medicine News
Prom time at Duke Children's Hospital 2:19

Prom time at Duke Children's Hospital

Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show 3:44

Video: A celebration of belonging at the Reality Ministries Annual Talent Show

Video: 8-year-old ‘drafted’ to UNC cross-country team 1:27

Video: 8-year-old ‘drafted’ to UNC cross-country team

Video: Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show 1:54

Video: Future farmers learn and compete at annual Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show