There were 45 people on board the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 when it crashed in the Andean Mountain Range along the western edge of South America. The airline disaster and tale of endurance would come to shock the world when the survivors revealed the true extent of their cannibalism. Many people still can’t wrap their heads around what went on. Now in the seventies, the survivors meet once a year on the anniversary of their rescue date in order to celebrate their resilience and remember those that didn’t make it. But what they choose to do when they come together has garnered a mixed response.
Donald Gould was once a proud military man, a father, and a husband. But when his life changed before he could realize what had happened, the damage he was faced with seemed irreparable. He found himself on the streets and struggling to find a hot meal – and the only solace he could enjoy was his love of music. Little did he know that one decision to play the piano on the street would impact his existence in so many different ways.
If you don’t dream of handing in your resignation, leaving your life behind, and becoming a hermit in the forest at least once in your life, you’re obviously doing this whole human thing wrong. And what better way of feeding two birds with one seed than building your very own home on wheels? This couple, along with their young daughter, decided to do just that. They sold their home and their possessions to turn an old van into their dream home on wheels, and the end result is extraordinary.
When a young kid living in Idaho gave a gift box to a charity, he had no clue that it would end up in the hands of Joana, a young girl living in the Philippines. Noone could have known that his small act of charity would end up changing the course of his life for good. We’re revealing the real story of how two kids finally met each other in the flesh, several years after the gift box was sent. They had grown up considerably since then and had almost all but forgotten each other until fate intervened. And no one could predict what was about to happen next.
People noted that a Russian kid called Boris Kipriyanovich had an aura of uniqueness about him which made people take notice. Despite that, his wild claims about having lived on Mars were, of course, not widely accepted. He had a series of peculiar stories and strange predictions, which were naturally met with skepticism. Yet, over time, when some of his predictions started to come to fruition, people sat up and started to reevaluate their opinion of him. Was this child telling the truth? How did he come to predict events that no one could have foreseen? This is the story of Boris Kipriyanovich, a boy who claimed to be from another planet.
Cassandra Madison and Julia Tinetti were lucky. They went from co-workers to best friends, and their connection blossomed as they worked by each other’s side. As best friends they knew each other’s quirks and characteristics, and they knew they could rely on each other. But they didn’t realize that their connection ran much deeper than that.
Actress Sharon Stone may be one of the most iconic femme fatales that Hollywood has ever seen, but she’s had a troublesome personal life over the years. Today, Stone is a mom to three adopted sons, but few know about her custody battle over her first son with her ex-husband Bronstein. The court dispute was a long ordeal that revealed a ton of Stone’s questionable parenting decisions. From accusations of neglect to neurotic nitpicking, the court made Stone out to be a seriously problematic mom. Take a look at what the actress was like behind closed doors as a first-time parent.
As a mother to eight wonderful children, Chalise Smith has lived a full life with an incredibly full heart. She’s spent a large portion of her life devoting herself to her kids, which is why she found it so difficult when she learned that her 25-year-old daughter was struggling to welcome another baby into her brood. Her daughter wanted nothing more than to have a big family like she had growing up, which is why Chalise knew that she had to step in.
Old Hollywood star Lana Turner had married four times by the time she met mobster Johnny Stompanato. After a period of stalking and incessant phone calls, she eventually gave in and started dating him, but she was totally unaware of his true nature. And it almost cost Lana her life. Luckily for the actress, her only child Cheryl was utterly devoted to her and watched her every move. At only 14 years old she took matters into her own hands, but it landed her on trial. Theories still persist today about what really went on at Lana’s house that fateful night in 1958, and as you’ll come to see, Lana was in a dire situation.
It was the summer of 1976 in the small, rural California town of Chowchilla. Local children at Chowchilla’s school, the Dairyland School, were being driven home by their faithful school bus driver, Edward Ray. 26 children were on their way back from a summer school session when their lives would be changed forever.