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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUBMISSIONS. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES. PLEASE WATCH OUR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL FEATURING OUR EXTRAORDINARY PARENTS ON SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008 AT 8 AND 10pm ET.

Alicia Mauter
Bodybuilder survives breast cancer and gives kidney to near-stranger who becomes her husband
Alicia's Story Video
Alicia photo album
Link to Alicia's webiste

Ta'Merria Ross
Woman leaves banking job to become mentor and "mother" at live-in childcare facility
Ta'Merria's story Video
Ta'Merria photo gallery
Link to Mooseheart Child & City School

Shawn Marie Hardy
Mother who is creating art project to raise money to protect children from abduction
Shawn's story Video
Shawn photo album
Link to OUR CHILDREN: Honor with Art

Linda Barrett
Sparked by her daughter's tragic death in a car crash, a mother takes action
Linda's story Video
Linda and Kristen photo gallery

Linda Dolezan
Mother who fought breast cancer while her newborn son fought leukemia
Linda's story Video
Linda and Baby Ryan photo gallery
• Website for Ryan

Patricia Furlong
Woman whose sons died from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy starts foundation for other parents
Patricia's story Video
Patricia photo album
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy website

Kimberly Pressley-Herrick
Woman who creates art therapy coloring books
Kimberly's story Video
Kimberly photo album
Coloring Away Pain website

Brandy Arnold and Christy Laan
Young mothers who faced a tornado while holding onto their infants
Brandy and Christy's story Video
Brandy and Christy photo album

Nick and Jennifer Keller
Couple has adopted six meth-exposed children
Nick and Jennifer's story Video
Nick and Jennifer photo album

Charles Moser
SWAT team officer and father of five--soon to be six--children
Charles' story Video
Charles' photo album

April Monroe
Mother of 6-year-old with many health issues
April's story Video
April and Calvin photo album
Click here to help Calvin

Chris Ridener
Father of two and BMX stunt rider
Chris' story Video
Chris' photo album
Flatmonkey BMX website link

Dan Miller and Kristina Fiumara
Husband raises baby daughter alone after wife dies from ovarian cancer
Dan and Kristina's story Video
Dan and Kristina photo album

Christy Obie-Barrett
Mother of 12 founds non-profit to help foster children find permanent homes
Christy's story Video
Christy Obie-Barrett photo gallery
Link to "A Family for Every Child" website

Ainsley and Jamie Sookoo
Couple adopts their three nephews after their mother is killed
Ainsley and Jamie's story Video
Ainsley and Jamie photo gallery

Beverly McMinn
Mother of two born without arms or legs
Beverly's story Video
Beverly McMinn photo gallery

Pete and Sunny Biolo
Couple who has opened their home to 29 foster children
Pete and Sunny's story Video
Pete and Sunny photo gallery

Cheryl MacDonald
Mother to son Adam, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Cheryl's story Video
Cheryl and Adam photo gallery

Tricia Dennis
Inventor, Noah's Cart
Tricia's story Video
Tricia, River and Noah photo gallery
• Link to Noah's Cart website

Stuart Baze
U.S. Army Black Hawk pilot and father of 9-year-old quadruplets
Stuart's story Video
Baze photo gallery

Sue Bergonzoni
Inspiration to twin daughters who have Cerebral Palsy
Sue's story Video
Sue and daughters' photo gallery

Jerri Gray
Police officer and mom
Jerri's story Video
Jerri Gray photo gallery

Amy Jo and Jim Osborn
Austin Hatcher Foundation
Amy Jo and Jim's story Video
Amy Jo and Jim photo gallery
• Link to A Mother's Arms clothing website
• Link to the Austin Hatcher Foundation

Michele Welsh
Inventor, the "Safety Tat"
Michele's story Video
The day the "Safety Tat" was born
Link to the "Safety Tat" website

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