Matthew Castoral
Stories by Matthew Castoral

The Untold Story Of The Amusement Park Showman Who Saved Millions Of Babies

By Matthew Castoral

Believe it or not, we’re only a few decades removed from the days of the common cold being just as deadly as the flu. With medical knowledge at a premium back then, what were the parents of sick babies to do when it seemed like nothing they tried was working?

Navy Man Hurries Home From Duty To Greet His Family But Finds An Empty House Instead

By Matthew Castoral

Though the global telecoms of today have made communication possible from nearly anywhere, there are still those–such as the men and women of our military–whose ability to interact with friends and loved ones is hampered by their duty. While this distance can often strengthen and solidify relationships, it can also destroy them.

Parents Spot An Odd Detail About Daughter's Smile Before She's Rushed Into Surgery Immediately

By Matthew Castoral

Ask any parent, and they’ll tell you that one of the most precious sights in the world is seeing their child smile. But what happens when instead of bringing happiness, a child’s smile causes fear and panic for everyone in the room?

Woman Whose Dog Has A Short Time To Live Decides She Has To Make A Bold Final Move

By Matthew Castoral

Our pets. They’re our playmates, our best friends; they stick with us through thick and thin and make our darkest days brighter. So with all the love and devotion our animals give us, it’s only right we give them the same — right to the very end.

20 Celebs Who Have About As Much Family Drama As The Rest Of Us

By Matthew Castoral

Celebrity gossip is the kind of subject matter that always seems to dominate headlines; however, it’s the relationships that no one seems to talk about–such as the ones these stars have with their parents–that really takes the cake. It’s difficult to believe that these relationships are anything other than great, but this isn’t always the case.

Dog Runs Into Baby's Room Before Making A Frantic Move That Leaves Her Family In Awe

By Matthew Castoral

Animal intuition is one of the strongest forces on Earth. Not only are animals incredibly in-tune with the world around them, but their natural instincts allow them to make quick decisions in pressing situations. While some applications of this intuition may seem trivial at times, it’s during dangerous situations that this trait proves to be the most useful.

Adopted Man Meets His Long-Lost Family To Learn The Big Secret Of His Past

By Matthew Castoral

Memory is an essential tool for mapping out one’s past, but as we age the little details of our early days begin to grow fuzzy and unclear. Luckily, certain facts–such as our birthday and place of birth–keep us from completely losing ourselves in the passage of time. But what happens to our sense of identity when these defining facts turn out to be lies?

Twins Separated At Birth Reconnect Before Uncovering The Hard Reality Of Their Early Life

By Matthew Castoral

Like it or not, our past is one of the most important factors in shaping who we are as people. Even as adults, we often find ourselves drawing on memories and past experiences to understand the world around us.

Miners Hunting For Gold In The Ocean Are Totally Dumbfounded To Uncover A 120-Pound Secret

By Matthew Castoral

The only consistent part of life is its unpredictability. You can do something a million times without a hitch, but the million-and-first time may provide an outcome you never expected. As unsettling as it seems, a change of fate doesn’t always have to be a bad thing.

20 Times People Forgot To Think Things Through And Faced Hilarious Consequences

By Matthew Castoral

People who forget things often find themselves in awkward or embarrassing situations. But as forgetful as some people may be, there are times when even they have to laugh at the predicaments they’ve unintentionally gotten themselves into.