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Minnie Driver Travels to Southeast Asia to Help Fight Poverty

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Minnie Driver Travels to Southeast Asia to Help Fight Poverty

Originally posted 07/24/2014 05:00PM

Minnie Driver has had a long-standing dedication to giving back, something that she hopes to pass on to her 5-year-old son, Henry.

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Heroes Among Us: Georgia Teens Help the Homeless – with Flip-Flops!

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Flip Flop Drop Provides Shower Shoes to the Homeless in Georgia

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:50PM

Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens – they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.

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Slender Man Stabbing Survivor Receives Purple Heart Medal from Anonymous Donor

Slender Man Stabbing Survivor Receives Purple Heart Medal from Anonymous Donor

Originally posted 07/23/2014 10:00AM

Instead of get-well cards, the 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times at the end of May asked for purple hearts.

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Heroes Among Us: How One Woman's Hospital Gowns Are Changing Everything for Patients

Heroes Among Us

Brenda Jones Create Unique Hospital Gowns for Ailing Women

Originally posted 07/17/2014 01:45PM

When Brenda Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, she used her experience to create what she calls her "Vera Wang moment."

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Redditors Answer Grieving Father's Request to Photoshop  Image of Baby Girl

Redditors Answer Grieving Father's Request to Photoshop Image of Baby Girl

Originally posted 07/16/2014 10:55AM

On July 10, Nathan Steffel lost his daughter Sophia, just six weeks after she was born. Sophia died of complications from a hepatic hemangioma, a type of liver tumor, and spent her brief life in hospitals connected to life-supporting machinery, reports USA Today. Due to her condition, Steffel had no quality pictures of his baby girl without the tubes she used to help her breathe, until now.

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Daughter Surprises Stepdad with Long-Lost Porsche (VIDEO)

Daughter Surprises Stepdad with Long-Lost Porsche (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/16/2014 08:45AM

"My stepdad is awesome," Kristin Russell, a captain in the Air Force, based in California, writes on YouTube. "He coached every softball team I was on and came to every karate tournament," she says, adding that her first memories of him are playing with Barbies and reading to her.

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California 911 Dispatcher Takes a Life-or-Death Call – About Her Own Son!

California 911 Dispatcher Takes a Life-or-Death Call – About Her Own Son!

Originally posted 07/14/2014 07:45AM

It was the call of a lifetime.

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Baylor's Isaiah Austin Partners with the Marfan Foundation: 'It's My Calling'

Baylor's Isaiah Austin Partners with the Marfan Foundation: 'I Feel Like It's My Calling'

Originally posted 07/12/2014 03:40PM

The NBA draft didn't go the way anyone expected for Baylor University star player Isaiah Austin – least of all him.

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Heidi Klum Serves Meals to Sick Families: 'I Want to Put Smiles on Faces'

Heidi Klum Serves Meals to Sick Families: 'I Want to Put Smiles on Faces'

Originally posted 07/10/2014 08:00PM

Heidi Klum has proven she's got moves on the runway, the red carpet and reality television – she was just nominated for an Emmy for Project Runway – but who knew she was such an aficionado of the kitchen?

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