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Making a Difference

NBC 6 Shares Stories of Difference Makers Working to Improve Our Community

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 06:52 PM EDT

Global Champion Proves There Are No Limits

Global Champion Proves There Are No Limits

Aron Anderson, a Wings for Life World Run wheelchair participant and global champion, proves there are no limits. NBC 6's Kelly Blanco has his story.

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 05:44 PM EDT

Mom & Daughter Duo Battle Disease Through Baking

Mom & Daughter Duo Battle Disease Through Baking

Melissa Nuñez and her daughter, Maddie, are baking cakes from scratch in their own kitchen to help with the 5-year-old's treatments for leukemia. NBC 6's Arlene Borenstein reports. Check out Maddie Cakes...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 07:17 PM EDT

Comcast NBCUnites Volunteers Help at Feeding South Florida Food Bank

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 06:46 PM EDT

Wheelchair Basketball Coach Makes a Difference in South Florida

Wheelchair Basketball Coach Makes a Difference in South Florida

Amaro is also an ambassador for Sunday's Wings of Life World Run, a marathon in Sunrise for the benefit of spinal cord research. He also won first place in the wheelchair division three years in a row.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 03:19 PM EDT

Community Gives Back During Comcast/NBCUnites Service Week

Community Gives Back During Comcast/NBCUnites Service Week

NBC 6's Julia Bagg shows us how members of our community are making a difference in the lives of those in the area as part of the week long program leading up to Comcast Cares Day this weekend.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 07:35 AM EDT

South Florida Man Strives for Three Peat in Wheelchair Race

South Florida Man Strives for Three Peat in Wheelchair Race

NBC 6's Kelly Blanco introduces us to Luis Amaro, who is making a difference in working to show that no obstacle is too high to overcome.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 06:47 PM EDT

Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet Has Intimacy of a Private School

Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet Has Intimacy of a Private School

If you're looking for a public school with the intimate feel of a private school, Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet fits the bill. It only has 33 seniors in this year's graduating class.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:46 PM EDT

Coral Glades Senior Making A Difference at School and Beyond

Coral Glades Senior Making A Difference at School and Beyond

Telease was already on the path to success, taking 11 AP classes and 13 dual enrollment courses, but everything became exponentially harder when her mother passed away in junior year.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:46 PM EDT

Man With Autism Learns to Code at Miami-Based Coding School

Man With Autism Learns to Code at Miami-Based Coding School

Maybe it's time to talk more about what people with autism can achieve, rather than dwell on their limitations. That thought came to mind as we watched Victor Fitchhorn learning how to code.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Krop Senior Is Champion on and Off the Volleyball Court

Krop Senior Is Champion on and Off the Volleyball Court

It's one thing to be successful on the court. How about helping underprivileged kids to be successful in school? Zach Winer does both.

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Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids
Hundreds Gather to Protest Florida Detention Center for Kids

Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children.

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'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions
'On Death's Door': Pit Bull Found Living in Dire Conditions

Police in Sunrise have arrested and charged a woman with animal cruelty after her dog was found crammed in a small, broken cage with blood coming out of its nose and tail, according to an arrest report.

Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days
Iran Says It Will Break Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days

Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich...

Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest
Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest

A Chinese citizen was arrested Saturday for "jabbing" a sea turtle nest with a wooden stake and "stomping" on the protected habitat, according to the Miami Beach Police Department.

Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police
Fla. Man Stole Pool Floats to Avoid 'Raping Women': Police

Christopher Monnin was arrested last week in Palm Bay on several charges, including burglary as well as theft of property less than $300 and criminal mischief and was booked into the Brevard County jail.