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Caravan of Joy Dec 17, 2019

Gifts from Caravan of Joy Toy Drive Delivered to Children Across South Florida

South Florida has answered the call to brighten up the holidays for thousands of children. Gifts from the Caravan of Joy Toy Drive were handed out at Good Shepherd Childcare Center in Miami, Tuesday. ...

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  • Dec 6, 2019

    Golden Moments

    Life is full of special and priceless memories, golden moments that will be treasured forever. Family vacations, birthdays or simply the joyful moments we share with our loved ones… They all deserved to be recognized and celebrated! Share your photos or videos of a golden moment with us! Send it to: iseeit@nbc6.com and it could be part of our...
  • Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida Dec 26, 2019

    Miami Ballet School a Haven for Dancing Venezuelan Immigrants and Asylum-Seekers

    Lusian Hernandez’s eyes watered when she recalled receiving a free pair of pointe shoes after arriving in Miami on a dance scholarship as her native Venezuela descended into an economic crisis. On a recent night, Hernandez appeared on a South Florida stage in a burgundy gown for the opening scene of “The Nutcracker.” She glided through the scene, h...
  • Dec 13, 2019

    NBC 6 and Telemundo 51 Caravan of Joy Toy Drive

    Our 22nd Annual Caravan of Joy Toy Drive is underway. Every year, your donations brighten up the lives of thousands of children in need throughout South Florida.

  • Nov 11, 2019

    Rate of Suicide Attempts in Black Teens at All-Time High

    A recent study shows the rate of suicide attempts by Black teens is at a historic high. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader talks to a local mental health therapist and his mentee about ways to help teens cope with mental illness.

  • Nov 6, 2019

    NBC 6’s Jawan Strader Visits School For Career Day

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader made a special visit to a classroom full of bright 4- and 5-year-old students for Career Day.

  • Nov 4, 2019

    20 Somethings Making a Difference

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader talks to three 20 somethings who are making a difference in our community. Kestride Estil is an FAU grad student who’s researching how to use plastic waste to make sustainable housing in Haiti. Al Vojtila is a financial professional by day and a drag racer by night. Published author Jefferson Noel hosts the communit...
  • Nov 2, 2019

    South Florida’s Connection to the Underground Railroad

    What’s now a popular park in South Florida was once a hideout for fugitive slaves, who would make a 123-mile trip across the Atlantic to reach the Bahamas. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader has the story.

  • Dec 17, 2019

    South Florida’s Connection to the Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad stretched across Northern United States, but it also stretched into Florida. Escaped slaves would travel to Key Biscayne to sail across the Atlantic Ocean to freedom.

  • Oct 26, 2019

    Maryland Teen Adopts Entire Herd of Assateague Ponies

    A 14-year-old Maryland girl has adopted all 75 ponies from the Maryland herd of Assateague Island ponies.

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Surviving Breast Cancer

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader hears from two breast cancer survivors, Andrea Ivory and Conchita Pleasant, who have dedicated their lives to empower other cancer patients.

  • Oct 19, 2019

    Guide Dogs of America Takes Puppies on Mock Airport Training

    The Guide Dogs of America’s Canine Development Department held a mock airport simulation to train puppies on helping their visually impaired human companions through their flights.

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