Family tribute to ‘creative’ and ‘passionate’ girl, 18, following sudden death

A HUISH Episcopi family has launched a fundraising campaign in memory of their daughter, who died at the age of 18 last week. Alisha Louise Hooper has been described by her family as a talented artist who enjoyed her time in education and was passionate about raising awareness of epilepsy. She lived in Huish Episcopi…

VIDEO: How kickboxing changed Dundee teen’s life after challenges of autism

Dundee mum Vicki Simpson-Price has seen her son transform from troubled teen to medal-winning kickboxer. Vicki is astounded at the physical and mental Vicki is astounded at the physical and mental health changes in 16-year-old Christian since taking up the sport last year. He was diagnosed with autism aged two and the family faced challenges…

Homeless teen lands a spot at college with his basketball skills

Jeremiah Armstead, 19, started his freshman year at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this month after being recruited to play basketball. A teen who spent most of his high school years homeless has started his freshman year at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, after being recruited to play basketball for the historically black college. Jeremiah Armstead, 19,…

Chandler teen battling cancer surprised with car for sweet sixteen

Julia had been saving to buy her first car when a tumor was found in her hip. It’s been removed but she now faces the daunting task of going through chemotherapy. So the community, who raised thousands of dollars to make sure Thursday, on her sixteenth birthday, Julia got the surprise of a lifetime. Homemade…