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8-Year-Old Boy Starts a Bakery to Buy a House for Himself and His Mom

8-Year-Old Boy Starts a Bakery to Buy a House for Himself and His Mom

Originally posted 08/08/2016 04:20PM

An 8-year-old California boy who loves to bake is cooking up big plans for his family, one confection at a time.

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Minnesota Strangers Band Together to Save Suicidal Woman From Jumping Off Bridge: 'I Was Hanging on to Her by Her T-shirt'

Originally posted 08/05/2016 06:30PM

Angela Martin was driving to pick up her daughter on Monday when she came upon a scene that stopped her dead in her tracks.

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Former Foster Child Devotes His Life to Helping Thousands of Other Kids in Foster Care – One Backpack at a Time

Originally posted 08/04/2016 02:30PM

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

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How Prince Harry Is Spending His Summer Vacation (Hint: It Involves Tranquilizer Darts!)

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How Prince Harry Is Spending His Summer Vacation (Hint: It Involves Tranquilizer Darts!)

Originally posted 08/04/2016 11:55AM

There's no stopping Prince Harry.

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Uber Driver Will Watch His Son Compete in the Rio Olympics After Passenger Raises Money for His Trip: 'There Are Good People Out There'

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Uber Driver Will Watch His Son Compete in the Rio Olympics After Passenger Raises Money for His Trip

Originally posted 08/03/2016 04:30PM

A Pennsylvania Uber driver's dream of traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to see his son compete in the Olympic Games is coming true thanks to a chance encounter with a determined passenger.

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69-Year-Old Great-Grandmother on Transplant List Gives up Liver to 23-Year-Old Stranger: 'I Think She Saved My Life'

69-Year-Old Great-Grandmother on Transplant List Gives up Liver to 23-Year-Old Stranger: 'I Think She Saved My Life'

Originally posted 08/02/2016 04:30PM

A 69-year-old woman ended up turning down a liver transplant after she patiently spent a year waiting for one that would save her life.

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Man with Muscular Dystrophy Sets off for European Backpacking Trip on His Friends' Backs

Man with Muscular Dystrophy Sets off for European Backpacking Trip on His Friends' Backs

Originally posted 08/02/2016 12:00PM

"My whole life has been about finding a balance between what I can physically do and what I want to do," Kevan Chandler tells PEOPLE.

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Terminally Ill 8-Year-Old Boy Becomes Honorary Marine: 'He's Taught Me Love,' Says Dad

Terminally Ill 8-Year-Old Boy Becomes Honorary Marine: 'He's Taught Me Love,' Says Dad

Originally posted 07/29/2016 03:55PM

A dying 8-year-old boy who has just a few days left to live became an honorary U.S. Marine on Tuesday.

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Hero Uber Driver Finds Passenger's Life Savings in His Car – and Tracks Him Down to Return It

Originally posted 07/28/2016 02:50PM

When Chicago-based Uber driver Jose Figueroa found $3,000 in his car's backseat, he considered the stuffed wallet a challenge to do good, rather than a generous tip.

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Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec Offers to Replace Stolen Prosthetic Leg for California Boy

Originally posted 07/27/2016 04:30PM

Robert Herjavec just brightened up one family's day.

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