Crystal Hodges spent the past four months working with 50 artists from around the world seeing how they would depict her in regard to the port wine stain birthmark on her face. She says the "Embrace You" social experiment allowed her to help others feel comfortable as they are, to see how everyone sees us differently and to understand how everyone is beautiful.
John WalkerThe Fresno Bee
50 artists, 50 interpretations of one woman
Cystic fibrosis patient postpones lung transplant for graduation
Cake4Kids lifts the spirits of less fortunate children
He's an 80-year-old softball player in a league that's turning 25
Madera teen leads Kids on a Mission, the goal is to help people locally and worldwide
A Kerman woman’s positive spirit carried her through her journey back from a 5-year physical ordeal
Fresno County Library’s Digibus brings free computing power to rural communities
Mother's death from drug overdose draws Clovis student to God, family
Drug cartels, physical punishment by teachers a part of Clovis student's past
Fresno AME church will offer sanctuary to the undocumented
'Ashes to go' offered in parking lot for Ash Wednesday
Blossoms of Love delivered to a senior at home for Valentine's Day
Fresno woman shares her concerns and experiences as a Latina and Muslim
Blaire Strohn’s bright personality belies the disease she carries with her - cystic fibrosis - that limits her lung capacity to one-fifth of normal. In a decision she made with her pulmonologist, Dr. David Lee, center director of the UCSF, Fresno cystic fibrosis program, she postponed signing up for lung transplant surgery until after she could graduate from Fresno State.
Kaitlin Riffel, 16, of Madera, leads her nonprofit organization, Kids on a Mission, from her office in Fresno. Kids on a Mission strives to empower kids to lead other people and help other kids in their community.
2017 Student of Promise scholarship recipient Ramiro Corral Guerrero, 17, a junior at Clovis High School, recalls living in a small northern Mexican village that was overrun by drug cartels and whose school's teachers physically punished the students.
Clovis High School junior and 2017 Student of Promise scholarship recipient Alecsis Tipton, 17, shares how the loss of her mother from a drug overdose brought her closer to God and her family when she was just 12 years old.
Rev. Sharon Avril, pastor of Carter Memorial African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Fresno says the church will always protect the undocumented and that they have a plan if families seek sanctuary at the church's doors.
Exercise is key in helping those who live with Parkinson’s disease. Boxing classes through Rock Steady Boxing at Cen-Cal Fitness is proving very beneficial, physically and socially. Ken Rivera, who has Parkinson's disease, talks about the benefits of taking the boxing class.