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'Layaway Angel' Pays for $20,000 Worth of Toys

'Layaway Angel' Pays for $20,000 Worth of Toys

Originally posted 12/12/2014 04:50PM

Linda got the surprise of her life on Wednesday when Toys 'R' Us called her to let her know that the gifts she'd put on layaway had been paid off – by a stranger.

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Police Officer Buys Eggs for Grandma Caught Shoplifting

Police Officer Buys Eggs for Grandma Caught Shoplifting

Originally posted 12/11/2014 07:00PM

The holiday spirit is definitely in the air in one town in Alabama.

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Heroes Among Us: How Gabe Sonnier Went from Being a Janitor to School Principal

Heroes Among Us

How a Louisiana Man Went from Being a School Janitor to School Principal

Originally posted 12/11/2014 03:10PM

When Laci Polotzola walked the halls as a student at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, Louisiana, she'd often wave at the jovial janitor, Joseph "Gabe" Sonnier.

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Police Officers Deliver Surprise Presents – Not Tickets – During Holiday Traffic Stops

Originally posted 12/10/2014 01:05PM

Step out of the vehicle, and hand over your holiday list.

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UpdatePosted 12/09/2014 03:05PM

UPS Grants 4-Year-Old's Wish to Be a Driver for a Day (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/09/2014 12:10PM

Carson is four years old. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Carson, like a lot of little kids, is a big fan of trucks – the UPS truck in particular – and wound up making friends with his UPS driver, Ernie, who made deliveries to Carson's house two or three times a week.

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Emily Deschanel Is on a Mission to Save Farm Animals | Emily Deschanel

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Emily Deschanel Is on a Mission to Save Farm Animals

Originally posted 12/04/2014 04:00PM

Longtime vegan Emily Deschanel had a "life-changing" experience when she visited a Farm Sanctuary animal shelter for the first time.

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Nebraska Mom Tells of 'Sweet Chaos' of Raising Eight Adopted Brothers

Originally posted 12/03/2014 05:45PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20878346" "" "" "auto"] Melissa and Scott Groves never had to think about whether or not they'd adopt more children; the answer was always "yes."

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Family Throws Neglected Dog a Heartwarming Goodbye Party

UpdatePosted 12/02/2014 07:10PM

Family Throws Neglected Dog a Heartwarming Goodbye Party

Originally posted 12/02/2014 05:15PM

Butch the Boston terrier struggled for most of his life, but the Buzbee family of Pinson, Alabama, made sure his final days were a wonderful treat.

According to AL.com, Butch was initially adopted by a careless owner, who tried to control the dog with a shock collar. When that failed, the owner abandoned the Boston terrier to fend for himself on the streets.

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Mystery Solved: Long-Lost Art Masterpiece Found in Stuart Little Movie

UpdatePosted 12/02/2014 11:15AM

How Stuart Little Solved a Long-Standing Art History Mystery

Originally posted 12/01/2014 04:30PM

Stuart Little taught us so much: to celebrate diversity, that love overcomes differences, and that mice look adorable when riding tiny motorcycles.

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Kim Kardashian Meets – and Kisses! – U.S. Troops in Abu Dhabi

Originally posted 12/02/2014 10:55AM

Kisses to the troops! Thank you for all you do! Was an honor to meet you allpic.twitter.com/6oukQyITDQ— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) December 2, 2014

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