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Couple Inspired to Open Orphanages in India After Losing Their Daughter: 'We Were Going to Be Better Through the Pain'

Originally posted 06/23/2016 04:45PM

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

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Jamie Foxx Is the Life of the Party at Gala for Friend DJ Irie's Charity Weekend: See the Pics!

Jamie Foxx Is the Life of the Party at Gala for Friend DJ Irie's Charity Weekend: See the Pics!

Originally posted 06/23/2016 03:00PM

Jamie Foxx sure knows how to kick a shindig into high gear.

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Angelina Jolie Pitt Pleads for 'New Approach' to Global Refugee Crisis, Slams 'Xenophobia'

Originally posted 06/21/2016 11:25AM

Angelina Jolie Pitt made an appearance at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Monday, speaking out about the global refugee crisis on World Refugee Day.

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Share Something Positive: PEOPLE Readers Spread Uplifting News During a Tragic Week

Share Something Positive: PEOPLE Readers Spread Uplifting News During a Tragic Week

Originally posted 06/17/2016 07:20PM

After a week that saw the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the murder of a former The Voice contestant and the tragic death of a toddler vacationing with his family, we asked our readers to share some good news from their weeks to bring some much-needed positivity to our reader community.

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Michigan Muslim Group Encourages Members to Break Ramadan Fast to Donate Blood for Orlando

Michigan Muslim Group Encourages Members to Break Ramadan Fast to Donate Blood for Orlando

Originally posted 06/17/2016 05:05PM

A Rochester Hills, Michigan, Muslim group is encouraging its members to break their traditional Ramadan fast to donate blood to help victims of the Sunday shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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Angelina Jolie Pitt Opens Up About Raising Her Six Children, Her Mother's Death – and Giving Birth in Africa

Originally posted 06/17/2016 11:00AM

All parents have nicknames for their kids that they use (and sometimes holler) around the family home – and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt are no different. Step forward Shi, Mad and Z!

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Nurses Throw Surprise Dinner for Hospitalized Couple Celebrating Their 71st Anniversary: 'They Were Smiling from Ear to Ear,' Says Daughter

Nurses Throw Surprise Dinner for Hospitalized Couple Celebrating Their 71st Anniversary: 'They Were Smiling from Ear to Ear,' Says Daughter

Originally posted 06/14/2016 04:45PM

After learning that an Omaha, Nebraska, couple would be spending their 71st wedding anniversary in the hospital, a group of nurses went out of their way to make it special.

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How One Marine Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Succeed

How One Marine Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Succeed

Originally posted 06/13/2016 04:15PM

Richard Delgado Jr. spent 10 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. Even though he's no longer in uniform, he has never stopped serving.

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Time Inc. CCO Norman Pearlstine Honored for Fight Against Illiteracy Alongside Tommy Hilfiger and Gay Talese

Time Inc. CCO Norman Pearlstine Honored for Fight Against Illiteracy Alongside Tommy Hilfiger and Gay Talese

Originally posted 06/09/2016 06:00PM

It was a night of celebration!

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WATCH: Amy Schumer, Will Ferrell and More Support an Important Cause – with a Confusing Name

Originally posted 06/07/2016 12:00PM

JHPIEGO from Funny Or Die A number of high-profile comedians are teaming up to spread the word on women and children's health issues – just as soon as they can figure out how to pronounce the name of the organization behind it.

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