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An adventurous teen, her devoted sister and a trip of a lifetime gone wrong. Photo: Bob Andres,

Meeting her child’s special needs isn’t enough for Keri Janton. She wants to give her son a life of joy. Photo: Hyosub Shin,

Broke and lonely, Vicki Van Der Hoek had nothing to look forward to until she met 6-year-old Leon Shields. Photo: Hyosub Shin,

Felicia Villegas triumphed over evil and emerged a fighter. Photo: Brant Sanderlin,

For AJC sports columnist Jeff Schultz, saving his son meant letting him go. Photo: Curtis Compton,

AJC videographer Ryon Horne sets out to find the sibling he never knew. Photo: Tyson Horne

Assisting with his sons’ baseball team stirs memories of games past. Photo: Curtis Compton,

Battle of Metz anniversary prompts an emotional expedition for the wife of World War II replacement soldier. Photo: Ryon Horne

A newly minted hospital chaplain’s first call of duty stirs up a mixture of memories, fears and doubts. Photo: Hyosub Shin,

Kevin Enners doesn’t let cerebral palsy get in the way of his big dreams. Photo: Ben Gray,

The Lone Bellow's Zach Williams channeled the pain from his wife’s accident into music. And his star is on the rise. Photo: Branden Camp

At an age when most people are starting to think about retirement, the Majettes became parents to 3 little boys. Photo: Bob Andres,

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