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Dad donates kidney to save daughter's life

12:06 PM, Mar 5, 2014

For one Idaho father, being an organ transplant match meant being able to save his young daughter's life.

100-year-old pianist still tickling the ivories

1:58 PM, Mar 3, 2014

At age 100, self-taught pianist Rosalind Gardner is still entertaining all those who stop to listen.

Georgia native writes Olympic theme song

6:30 AM, Jan 22, 2014

Cohutta, Ga., native Mallary Hope wrote the song chosen as NBC's Olympics theme for the 2014 Winter Games.

With no Sochi, local bobsledder battles back from concussions

2:20 PM, Jan 18, 2014

There's another local bobsledder who was poised to make the Olympics as well ... until a major injury derailed her chances. 

Soldier returns home and makes 2 surprise stops at schools

7:32 PM, Jan 13, 2014

For Army Capt. Robert Abrams, after a year of dedication to country, he can now give way to devotion to family.

Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Lanier

11:58 AM, Jan 2, 2014

This year about 80 polar bears made the New Year's day plunge into Lake Lanier.

POLL: Your top viewed stories from 2013

11:48 AM, Dec 31, 2013

2013 was filled with memorable stories.  Here's a look at the top 13 most viewed stories on 11Alive.com this year.

Rock climber overcomes stroke at young age

11:24 AM, Dec 31, 2013

A 10-year-old boy bounced back from a stroke to become a rock climber, thanks to a program called Catalyst Sports.

December's Comeback Athlete of the Month

10:15 PM, Dec 30, 2013

Saydee Najarro has never liked sitting on the sidelines.  That attitude ultimately drew to her to what is now her favorite sport: softball.

Winship pianist brings story of Parkinson's, perseverance

11:03 PM, Dec 25, 2013

For 75 years, metro Atlantans have come to the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University for the prevention and treatment of cancer.

Boy gets wish for white Christmas, but cancer remains

8:08 PM, Dec 25, 2013

All over metro Atlanta kids woke up Christmas morning, their faces beaming to see the presents under the tree. But Dylan Rosier found his Christmas present outside, scattered all across the lawn and he wouldn't have it any other way.

Atlanta homeless men's choir inspires audiences

8:04 AM, Dec 20, 2013

The voices of the Atlanta Homeward Men's Choir isn't what inspires audiences. It's the journey they took to get to the stage. Each of the seven men are currently homeless. 

Help us dedicate December 17th to #OfficerMorgan

6:39 PM, Dec 9, 2013

He's officially a Covington Police officer. This weekend, he'll lead the Christmas parade. But, Morgan Steward has bigger dreams. He's been memorizing the Miranda warning, desperately wants to write a ticket, and has a speech to deliver. 

Thanksgiving at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport: Reunions, Gratitude

6:29 AM, Nov 28, 2013

At Atlanta's airport, even those who have had a tough year find comfort and strength in the simple gifts of reunion and gratitude.

Give it up for J.J.: a special homecoming king

10:49 AM, Nov 7, 2013

Students at Lakeside High School decided to make homecoming special for the most memorable kid in their class.

Oneida Indians, NFL meet over 'Redskins' name

6:52 PM, Oct 30, 2013

No minds were changed as the NFL and its chief critic of the Washington pro football club's team name met for about an hour Wednesday afternoon.

Visually impaired children scream in 'their' haunted house

9:56 PM, Oct 26, 2013

The haunted house, designed for visually impaired children, let them experience, with delight, the gift of fright.

Special-needs cheerleaders take the field in Forsyth County

11:59 PM, Oct 23, 2013

The "Phenomenal Falcons" are wrapping up their first season with crowds cheering for them.

Tripp Halstead goes into 14th surgery

8:09 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Tripp Halstead had another surgery Tuesday, almost a year after getting injured from a falling tree limb.

"Makes you humble": WWII vets take honor flight to DC

12:02 AM, Sep 28, 2013

Several years ago a non-profit called Honor Flight began a program that offered free trips for World War II veterans to visit their memorial at the nation's capital.

Welcome to ... Catlanta!

7:06 PM, Sep 19, 2013

There is an artist in Atlanta who will not say his name and rarely shows his face. He shows pride for his city in a quiet way. Quiet ... as a cat.

Long lost ring returned to dying owner

2:58 PM, Sep 18, 2013

Atlantan and scuba diver Brian Tovin found a college ring on the bottom of a South Carolina river. He was determined to find the owner, and he did. Just in time. 

Sunshine on a Ranney Day feels for loss of Mathew Majka

9:23 AM, Aug 8, 2013

Mathew Majka was the first room the new non-profit Sunshine on a Ranney Day dared to tackle last July.  He is also now the first recipient to die of their illness.

In beep baseball, the blind lead the blind

7:26 AM, Aug 5, 2013

Columbus recently played host to an international tournament in which every player was deeply visually impaired, if not blind.

Tripp Halstead gets visit from Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

11:11 PM, Aug 2, 2013

Hollywood paid a visit to Tripp Halstead, as Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore took time out of a movie shoot to visit with Tripp.

Dying father has last first dance with daughter

11:25 AM, Jul 23, 2013

On a sunny Saturday in July, Rachel Wolf was preparing for the day she always dreamed of, complete with wedding gown, makeup, and guests.

Georgia's Travis Pratt shocks America's Got Talent with opera, proposal

10:19 AM, Jul 17, 2013

No matter how evolved we'd like to believe we are, we have preconceived ideas of one another. Take for instance, Travis Pratt, a 32 year old man from Tifton, Georgia.

Norman the Scooter Dog breaks world record

7:26 PM, Jul 12, 2013

Our local friend Norman the Scooter Dog has done it - he broke the world record.

Lolo Jones agrees to date ... with former 11Alive intern

10:58 AM, Jul 11, 2013

 She is one of the most famous names in U.S. track and field. Now Lolo Jones will be going on a date with a Georgia State college student ... who asked her out on Twitter.