Officers Tiffany Phillips and Carlos Guadalupe, both 12-year veterans, assisted after they were flagged down by a man who was driving near 41st Street and 10th Avenue. Phillips and Guadalupe had just started their day when a man jumped out of the car and said his wife was going into labor. The couple, who live in Jersey City, had been rushing to Lenox Hill Hospital.
Wesley and Shantelle Dozier found out just before Christmas that, after years of infertility struggles, Shantelle Dozier was pregnant. In order to share the goods news with Wesley Dozier's mom, Cynthia Dozier, the Montz, Louisiana, couple put a hot dog bun in the oven. Cynthia Dozier, a grandmother of 11, was quick to get the bun out of the oven but then had a hard time putting the clue together.
A Utah woman who recorded a tearful video with her son just hours before his adoption was made official hopes the now-viral video shines a light on adoption. Hannah Mongie of Provo was 18 years old when she became pregnant. “You hear all these stories of birth moms writing letters but I wanted Tagg to experience that moment of when it was happening,” Mongie told ABC News.
The premise of "Undercover High" seems like it could be ripped from a Hollywood movie plot, like “Never Been Kissed” or “21 Jump Street,” but this is real life: Young adults in this new docuseries go back to high school to discover the challenges and complexities of being an American teen in this day and age. A&E's new show sends seven young adults, ranging in age from 21 to 26, back to school for the Spring 2017 semester at Highland Park in Topeka, Kansas. Highland Park principal Beryl New told ABC News that she was interested in gaining insights into her student's lives.
One Dallas community truly rallied around a school in need of volunteers. More than 600 men showed up for Billy Earl Dade Middle School's "Breakfast with Dads" event, where students are encouraged to bring their fathers, or father figures in their lives, for breakfast. "It's a way to engage the students' family during the school day and it's especially important for middle school students," Kristina Dove, one of the event's organizers, told ABC News.
A Philadelphia father has started a unique family tradition that involves cheesesteaks -- but not eating them. Instead, Brad Williams uses the sandwich to measure his son, Lucas Royce Williams. The tradition started in 2015 when Williams bought cheesesteaks for dinner shortly after Lucas was born.
A lot of parents are thinking twice about what their kids are watching online after a disturbing video was posted by YouTube star Logan Paul. Paul, a 22-year-old comedic actor with 15 million subscribers on YouTube, sparked outrage after posting a video which appeared to show the lifeless body of a person who committed suicide. It can difficult for YouTube's filter or algorithm to stop videos like Paul's from slipping through the cracks due to the sheer volume of content that gets uploaded to YouTube daily, according to tech expert Stephanie Humphrey.
Tiffany Marshall posted a video on Facebook late last month of a nurse in St. Petersburg, Florida, helping her grandson, Dimitri. The nurse, who was not identified, started the process by telling Dimitri she was going to do a magic trick. Once blood was drawn in a finger prick, the nurse let Dimitri “paint” on a card.
When Kyle Jauregui and his family went to an Arizona grocery store to pick up a birthday cake for his younger sister, they learned the cake had already been paid for. “We were pretty shocked and really grateful,” Jauregui, 23, told ABC News. The card that came with the cake was written by Ashley Santi, 33, who also paid for the cake for Jauregui’s sister, a complete stranger to her.
One woman's gift to her stepfather brought tears to his eyes -- she's changing her last name to honor him. Candace Terry was raised by her stepfather, Vincent Raven. Terry's mother, Terri Raven, met the ordained preacher at a grocery store in 1997.
"It was so neat to be a part of this journey from the beginning to the end," Jennifer Autorino, a teacher for young children with hearing loss in Seminole County, Florida, told ABC News. Autorino reached out to the Giddens family when she saw on social media that their young daughter needed new hearing aids. "I posted on Facebook because Brianna [Giddens] needed new hearing aids as her hearing loss progressed," Megan Giddens told ABC News of her 4-year-old daughter.
One woman, who was in labor for nearly 15 hours, knew exactly how to kill time -- complete her college's final exam. Nayzia Thomas is a 19-year-old psychology major at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. When her water broke on Dec. 11, she knew that her final exam was due and had a few hours to spare as she was only two centimeters or 3/4 of an inch dilated.
At a time when sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men seem to emerge on a near-daily basis, "Good Morning America" is talking with boys, parents and experts to take an in-depth look at how to raise up a new generation of men who treat women as equals. ABC News' Deborah Roberts asked a group of young men, ages 18 to 22, for their thoughts on everything from "locker-room banter" to how alcohol consumption affects relationships. Parents remain extremely "important and influential" in their son's life during these critical years, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, a psychiatrist and president of the Child Mind Institute in New York City, told ABC News as he, and the boys' parents, listened in on their discussion.
In the wake of sexual misconduct scandals and the #MeToo movement that have rocked the nation in recent months, some parents are talking about how to raise boys to become men who treat women with respect. ABC News' Paula Faris sat down with a group of six boys, aged 12 through 16, in the Denver area to explore their views about relationships with girls at a time when many are having their first experiences of dating. Unbeknownst to the boys, their parents listened in while they spoke with Faris about everything from romance to consent.
The #MeToo movement that has encouraged women to speak out about their experiences of sexual harassment or assault, contributing to a recent wave of prominent American men facing accusations of sexual misconduct, has also sparked another conversation -- on parenting. Anderson advised the parents that their sons may not fully understand the topic but, with open conversation, this generation of kids can move society forward.
One snowboard-loving family was determined to get their daughter up on the slopes by her 1st birthday. Nick and Whitney Rowley pulled it off, having their daughter, Cash, successfully snowboard on a bunny slope at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho last Saturday. The Boise, Idaho couple, who've been married for nearly three years, are sports enthusiasts.
After a Rhode Island dad heard that his 6-year-old daughter, who has alopecia, said she didn't love herself because she didn't have hair, he decided to show her how unimportant hair really is. Dave Sylvaria's wife, Chelsea, told him last week about the troubling conversation she had with their oldest daughter, Riley. Riley was diagnosed with alopecia, a disorder in which a person's immune system attacks the hair follicles, at just 15 months old, her mother told ABC News.
An adorable video captures the moment a little brother rushed to the rescue of his older sister as she was in the midst of a wrestling competition after he appeared to believe she was in an actual fight. The wrestling match between Ruby Lewis, 5, and her opponent took place in Columbia City, Indiana, earlier this week, but was interrupted when Ruby's 2-year-old brother, Jash, rushed onto the mat and attempted to step in and save his sister. Crystal Lewis, the mother of the siblings, told the Indianapolis Star that Jash "just took off like lighting" when he saw his sister in trouble.
Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith will spend his first Christmas away from his 3-year-old daughter this year, but he was not forgotten from his family’s Christmas card. Smith, a nearly 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, was Photoshopped into a card with his wife, Andrea Smith, and their daughter, Charlotte. The photo shows Andrew Smith in his military uniform stepping in to help as Charlotte stands atop toys in a Target grocery cart and Andrea Smith sits on the floor drinking a Starbucks.
A breast cancer survivor organized a breast milk donation drive that has so far netted more than 4,000 ounces of breast milk for a woman diagnosed with breast cancer just weeks after giving birth. Ashli Brehm, of Omaha, Nebraska, put out a call to her Facebook followers last month for women who wanted to donate breast milk. Within one week, Brehm had collected 4,500 ounces of breast milk.
Navigating the endless options available in the stroller market can be overwhelming for many new parents, so "Good Morning America" teamed up with product review site Wirecutter to find out its top picks for transporting little ones everywhere you go. Wirecutter tried out 59 full-size strollers to help parents narrow down the best stroller options available and published its full list of top picks on its website today. "It's important for us to figure out what's the most important things for parents, and find the best one," Wirecutter editor Winnie Yang told ABC News of the methodology.
A 9-year-old boy's self-narrated video about life with autism has now gone viral on the internet. "I have fun dancing, I have fun making music, I love to draw and make art and, wait for it ... I have this thing called autism," he explains in the video, first posted last week. Throughout the video, George expresses the different ways in which autism impacts him the most, edited with a mix of home videos and pictures.
When young brothers Mason and Mylan Brazel visited their father’s grave to see his headstone for the very first time at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 20, they curled up to take a nap with him. Mylan said he felt like he could feel his daddy, and he wanted to take a nap with him,” the boys’ mom, Kait Brazel of Colorado Springs, told ABC News. “He is laying there taking a nap with his dad and Mason is beside him praying," she added.
"It was a beautiful thing to watch," Dr. Giuliano Testa, the surgical chief of abdominal transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, told ABC News. "This little boy will stay with us for our entire life," Johannesson said. The baby was born last month to a mother who had been born without a uterus, and received a transplant at Baylor University Medical Center, last September as part of an ongoing study.
A father of four, who died in 2013 from pancreatic cancer, thought ahead when it came to his youngest daughter. Bailey Sellers wrote in a now-viral post on Twitter that her father, Michael, had been sending her flowers every year on her birthday since she was 17, and promised to send them every year until she turned 21. A heartwarming note included with the flowers read in part, "Bailey, This is my last love letter to you until we meet again.