Gore Otteson, 10, kicks up his heels as he walks with his family's dog, Wylie, to a park in their neighborhood. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Gore Otteson had no heartbeat for 55 minutes. Rescuer, doctors led by instinct and faith saved him.

8-years later, his parents say God had a hand in their boy's survival: "Even people who don’t believe, they don’t have a clear medical explanation for how this happened.”

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A condition called aphasia makes language difficult. This CU therapy group seeks to change the narrative — through “applied theater.”

About a dozen clients at the university’s clinic have launched rehearsals of their own interpretation of “The Wizard of Oz.” Already, the experience is stretching their abilities.

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Colorado mountain biking program teaches girls to conquer trails, with an eye toward helping in other parts life

The Cycle Effect brings the recreation and competition of affluent mountain communities to traditionally underserved residents -- with payoff for perseverance

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A deeper look at the Colorado money race ahead of 2020: Who raised the most and where it came from

John Hickenlooper gets boost from national Democrats as Andrew Romanoff holds steady in the primary for U.S. Senate