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Environmentalist Philippe Cousteau and Wife Ashlan Talk Earth Day and Flint Water Crisis: 'We Need to Be Informed and Get Engaged'

Originally posted 04/22/2016 01:00PM

  In 2010, environmental activist Philippe Cousteau, Jr. says he was "floored" when his girlfriend of one month, Ashlan Gorse, said she wanted to swim with great white sharks for her upcoming 30th birthday.

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8-Year-Old Girl Makes Beaded Crosses for America's First Responders: 'I Want to Protect Our Police and Firefighters'

Originally posted 04/21/2016 03:10PM

Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine

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Angelina Jolie Pitt Advocates for Victims of War Crimes During Humanitarian Trip to the Netherlands

Angelina Jolie Pitt Advocates for Victims of War Crimes During Humanitarian Trip to the Netherlands

Originally posted 04/21/2016 12:15PM

Angelina Jolie Pitt has moved her humanitarian efforts to the Netherlands, visiting The Hague to lend support to an organization that provides relief aid to victims of war crimes.

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Animal Planet TV Crew Finds Man on Deserted Island: 'He Was Prepared to Die'

Animal Planet TV Crew Finds Man on Deserted Island: 'He Was Prepared to Die'

Originally posted 04/19/2016 08:20PM

A TV crew for Animal Planet's show River Monster was out on the sea filming last November when they came across a man on a largely deserted Australian island.

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Want to Spend the Day with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on the Baywatch Set?

Want to Spend the Day with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on the Baywatch Set?

Originally posted 04/18/2016 04:50PM

If you just can't wait to see Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson jogging along the beach in slow motion in the upcoming Baywatch reboot, here's your chance at a sneak peek.

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Heather Abbott, Who Lost a Leg in the Boston Marathon Bombing, Helps Provide Specialized Prosthetics to Other Amputees

Heather Abbott, Who Lost a Leg in the Boston Marathon Bombing, Helps Provide Specialized Prosthetics to Other Amputees

Originally posted 04/15/2016 03:25PM

Heather Abbott is a self-described "professional heel wearer." The higher the better.

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School Raises Over $185,000 for Retiring Security Guard: 'I Was Not Expecting Such a Big Farewell'

School Raises Over $185,000 for Retiring Security Guard: 'I Was Not Expecting Such a Big Farewell'

Originally posted 04/15/2016 12:10PM

When the class of 2005 at a private school in Dallas set out to raise $2,005 dollars for their school's retiring security guard, they got more than they bargained for – a whole lot more!

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Grieving Utah Parents Set Up a 'Good Deeds' Campaign After Losing 4-Year-Old Daughter: We Wanted Her Death to Have 'a Purpose'

Originally posted 04/14/2016 12:10PM

After losing their 4-year-old daughter, Brighton, to RSV on Jan. 24, it would have been easy for Kevin and Bethany Tenney of Saratoga Springs, Utah, to shut the curtains, keep their other five children inside and refuse to answer the phone.

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72-Year-Old Woman on How Her Dog Helped Her Survive 9 Days in the Arizona Wilderness: 'She Became My Pathfinder'

72-Year-Old Woman on How Her Dog Helped Her Survive 9 Days in the Arizona Wilderness: 'She Became My Pathfinder'

Originally posted 04/13/2016 04:30PM

Ann Rodgers, the 72-year-old woman who survived 9 days in the Arizona wilderness with no major health issues, says her dog, Queenie, played a big role in her survival.

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WATCH: 7-Year-Old Blind and Deaf Boy Experiences Music for The First Time

Originally posted 04/13/2016 03:00PM

13 WTHR Indianapolis Jim Crismore has dedicated his life to helping children connect with music, but nothing in his 30-year-career has meant more than what he saw happen between 7-year-old Elias Valentine-Wilson, who was born blind and deaf, and a cello.

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