The Tejano musician sang and played the guitar and 12-string guitar, moved from Texas and serenaded Michiganders in the 1950s with his band Los Primos.
"It just takes one opportunity and one chance to show what we can do - and all they have to do is encourage us to be the best we can be, and that's what we do for our players," he said.
Cooper Eckert was paralyzed from the chest down after jumping into his family's pool last May. Since then, he's worked every day to regain mobility in his body. With some success, Cooper is striving to be back in the water come next fall.
It is a distraction from the devastating dementia these older adults are dealing with.
A Shelby Township, Mich. couple got married in a Beaumont Health nursing unit after the groom spent 35 days on a ventilator there fight for his life with COVID-19.
Elena is a book critic and at 11 years old, she has been offering her opinion on literature for two years now. Her friend's mom, who is an author, planted a seed.
A Detroit high school graduate is paying it forward by donating the money he gets from his open house graduation celebration to Sound Mind Sound Body, a sports academy that he says helped shape his life.
The Maltese Yorkie mix loves fetch and her family and until last week their life in St. Clair Shores was fairly normal. But then, they were hit by a drunk driver.
The 9-year-old from Oakland Township overheard her parents talking about a mask shortage at nearby hospitals during this pandemic. Michaela - quickly got to work.
"It was without hesitation that I would donate the kidney to him, this was the man who gave me life," said Branden Robinson.
A Detroit counselor and founder of Building Better Men is helping support a family after their 33-year-old husband and father died of COVID-19.
His achievement comes as calls for justice and equality come after several African-Americans, primarily black men, are falling victim to police misconduct.
It should be a summer full of fun for Christopher and his family thanks to Make A Wish Foundation and General RV Center.
If Undra Mack sounds like a businessman. He is. He's 14 and his brother Austin, is 13. They started their own lawn care company before they were even in the double digits.
The Bliss family in New Hampshire has shared many good times with their dog Ruger, who is now facing a terminal cancer diagnosis.
A Marine veteran, 92-year-old Norbert Miller has fought his battles and his latest was COVID-19. And this fight, he won - after 51 days in the hospital.
Tattoo artists Ryun King and Jeremiah Swift recently extended a deal on Facebook as a way to take a stance on the Black Lives Matter movement.
In December, FOX 2 featured Pastor Barry and their Affordable Housing Initiative - their business incubator in the basement of the church, and their successful efforts to find and create meaningful employment to lift people out of poverty. That story - went viral.
In late March, Darlene's son found her clinging to life, suffering from coronavirus. She was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac.
A Massachusetts brother helped his sister with Leigh's disease slam dunk a basketball.