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Ronda Rousey Accepts Invitation to Marine Corps Ball: 'I Would Go for Sure'

Originally posted 09/02/2015 12:20AM

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Utah Photographer Helps Kids with Cancer Live Their Fairy Tale Dreams and 'Forget Their Worries for a While'

Utah Photographer Helps Kids with Cancer Live Their Fairy Tale Dreams and 'Forget Their Worries for a While'

Originally posted 09/03/2015 11:40AM

For most of his young life, William Wainwright had only one dream. What would it be like, the Provo, Utah, boy wondered, to travel the world on the back of an enormous red dragon with a spiked tail and blazing golden eyes?

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After Tragic Death of Teen Daughter, Parents Get Boat Safety Law Passed in Connecticut

Originally posted 09/03/2015 10:55AM

On a warm summer day last August, 16-year-old Emily Fedorko took off with friends for a fun day of tubing in the waters of Long Island Sound near Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Texas School Bus Driver Hailed a Hero After Protecting Students From Erratic Woman Who Rushed Onto Bus

Texas School Bus Driver Hailed a Hero After Protecting Students From Erratic Woman Who Rushed Onto Bus

Originally posted 09/02/2015 03:35PM

When a parent lets their son or daughter board the school bus, they're putting their child's safety in the hands of the driver.

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Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Veronica Pierce
'Katrina Girl' Found! Airman and the Girl He Rescued During the 2005 Hurricane Will Finally Be Reunited

'Katrina Girl' Found! Airman and the Girl He Rescued During the 2005 Hurricane Will Finally Be Reunited

Originally posted 09/02/2015 07:30AM

Air Force Pararescue Jumper Mike Maroney had just returned from a devastating rescue mission in Afghanistan when he was called to New Orleans in September 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer Helps Save Former Teacher's Life by Finding Her a Kidney Donor

Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer Helps Save Former Teacher's Life by Finding Her a Kidney Donor

Originally posted 09/01/2015 08:10PM

Almost 30 years after graduating from high school, bestselling author Brad Meltzer set out to find a way to thank his beloved 11th grade history teacher, Ellen Sherman.

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84-Year-Old Man Walks 700 Miles to Raise Money for a Park in Memory of His Late Wife: 'I Wanted Something That Would Last'

84-Year-Old Man Walks 700 Miles to Raise Money for a Park in Memory of His Late Wife: 'I Wanted Something That Would Last'

Originally posted 09/01/2015 07:00PM

Eighty-four year old Dean Troutman spent his summer walking 700 miles through the towns in Illinois where he and his wife, Dorothy "Peggy" Troutman, shared precious memories throughout their 61-year marriage.

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Maryland Cop Buys Food, Hotel Room for Homeless Mother and Child

Originally posted 09/01/2015 12:15PM

Chet Atkinson is a corporal with the Prince George County police department in Hyattsville, Maryland. He's worked the department for eight years, so last Wednesday was a fairly typical one that involved sitting at desk and filling out paperwork.

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Refugee Dad Receives $170,000 in Donations After Pictured with Daughter Selling Pens on the Street

Refugee Dad Receives $170,000 in Donations After Pictured with Daughter Selling Pens on the Street

Originally posted 09/01/2015 10:30AM

Abdul Halim Attar was photographed selling pens on the street in Beirut, Lebanon, while holding his sleeping daughter in his arms, and after the image went viral, Halim ended up making more money than he ever could have imagined.

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Community Rallies to Fix House for Naval Officer with Terminal Brain Cancer: 'He Was Too Stubborn to Ask for Help'

Originally posted 08/31/2015 06:15PM

A former Norfolk, Virginia, sailor is learning the meaning of camaraderie after hundreds of volunteers rallied around the terminally-ill man when he had nowhere to turn.

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