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Top 10 stories about grief, suicide, and sickness

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When cancer is a miracle (VIDEO)

In the last days of Zac Smith's life, his faith in Jesus was stronger than ever, giving him the power to proclaim that, even in death, "God is still God, and God is still good."

How would you cope when the worst happens? The Smiths' story will leave you crying — and in awe. (VIDEO)

Four years after his death, Zac Smith's widow and three children discuss how they wrestled with grief and loss and clung to the hope of Jesus through the pain.

The miracle that saved our son and changed our family

Cassie and Rick Littlejohn discovered a hidden purpose in their pain as people worldwide begged God to save their newborn.

Life after death: How the family of a military hero found peace in an unexpected place. (VIDEO)

U.S. Air Force Sgt. Phillip Myers' death devastated his wife and children. Through the help of neighbors, the family found a hope that led them out of the prison of their grief.

The whole of my heart (VIDEO)

Haley Korn wrestled with insecurity her whole life and attempted suicide to end her pain. She discovered only Jesus's love could fill the hole in her heart.

My friends knew Gauntlet would save my life (VIDEO)

Raven Campbell tried to kill herself twice. Then a group of her high school friends helped her find healing from resentment and anger in a relationship with Jesus.

Sidelined for good (VIDEO)

Kaleb Dees's promising football career was derailed by drugs. In his despair, he discovered only Jesus could rescue him from himself.

Shattered Dreams (VIDEO)

Jake Nicolopulos, a Clemson University football recruit, suffered a stroke at 18, and his parents struggled to make sense of their faith in the aftermath of a trauma that left the family's athletic dreams in tatters. 

My faith was not my own (VIDEO)

The death of both Brooke Taylor's parents, while she was a teenager, forced her to question God. At NewSpring, she discovered the truth of His neverending love.  

My success was killing me

Jonathan Weaver gave God one last chance to prove himself before he planned to take his own life. What happened next changed everything.

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