Survivor

GILROY, CALIFORNIA - JULY 29: Flowers and a candle sit outside the site of the Gilroy Garlic Festival after a mass shooting there yesterday on July 29, 2019 in Gilroy, California. Three victims were killed and at least a dozen were wounded before police o
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Antionette Lee
August 04, 2019 - 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As America deals with the aftermath of two tragedies in 13 hours, an expert says the effects of a mass shooting can last long after the actual event. Dr. Petros Levounis, a psychiatrist in New Jersey and chair at Rutgers Medical School, says people who survive mass...
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Getting through high school was a challenge for Thomas Sweeney of South Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cancer may have kept a Philadelphia high school student away from his friends during most of his high school years, but it's not keeping him from his graduation. Getting through high school was a challenge for Thomas Sweeney of South Philadelphia. "It's definitely not...
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On Holocaust Remembrance Day Thursday, the students of Jack Barrack Hebrew Academy hosted a special guest who told his story of survival.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 02, 2019 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, the students of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy hosted a special guest who told his story of survival. Before getting into his Holocaust story, survivor David Wisnia opened with a song. He says music is what saved him and keeps...
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A dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand.
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April 16, 2019 - 9:35 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that...
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day is this Sunday (Jan. 27). KYW Newsradio spoke with a survivor about this dark time in history.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jan. 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Michael Herzkovitz was just a boy when he realized he was now an orphan. "What do you mean, what was free? I didn't know what was free. We just walked...
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R. Kelly
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Melony Roy
January 08, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Facebook has removed a page created to discredit women who accused R. Kelly of abuse for violating its terms of service. The page dubbed, "Surviving Lies," used an image of Pinocchio as its profile photo. It was removed sometime Monday after posts attacked two of the...
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Wendell Holland
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May 24, 2018 - 10:31 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — History was made on the CBS reality series "Survivor." For the first time in 36 seasons, the season finale ended in a tie. Host Jeff Probst on Wednesday night revealed jurors on "Survivor: Ghost Island" in Fiji were deadlocked at five votes apiece for Wendell Holland and...
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