Where are they now? TODAY looks back at stories that captivated the nation

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Some news stories seem to stick with the viewers who follow along with their tales of heroism, bravery and firsts.

As a part of TODAY's "Where are the now?" series, we've been catching up with the newsmakers involved in stories just like these to see what they've been up to since their stories captivated the nation.

Here are all the stories and newsmakers TODAY caught up with this week.