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Police Officer Buys 5-Year-Old a Booster Seat, Instead of Writing Her Mom a Ticket

Michigan Officer Buys 5-Year-Old Girl a Booster Seat, Instead of Writing Her Mom a Ticket

Originally posted 10/09/2014 09:30AM

A Michigan officer who pulled over a vehicle because a 5-year-old girl wasn't secured in a booster seat decided a ticket wouldn't cut it.

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WATCH: Christopher Reeve's Son Gives First Look at  New Spinal Cord Injury Research

Christopher Reeve's Son Gives First Look at Amazing Progress in Spinal Cord Injury Research

Originally posted 10/09/2014 08:40AM

Ten years after the death of actor and activist Christopher Reeve, his eldest son, Matthew, is revealing a "huge breakthrough" in the treatment of spinal cord injuries – and wishes his dad were here to see it.

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The Utah Jazz 'Sign' 5-Year-Old with Leukemia, Make a Dream Come True (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/09/2014 06:00AM

Toward the end of a Utah Jazz scrimmage on Monday, the team's newest, youngest, shortest player strode onto the court. Five-year-old J.P. Gibson received a standing ovation for his short time on the court, and he even scored a slam dunk – with some assistance from center Rudy Gobert.

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Parents Close In on Goal to Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Parents Close In on Goal: Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Originally posted 10/08/2014 11:55AM

At first glance, Eliza O'Neill looks and acts like a typical 4-year-old girl – except that with every passing day, she is slowly losing her ability to speak, eat and walk.

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Heroes Among Us: Washington Couple Feeds the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

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Heroes Among Us: Mike and Jessica Kovac Serve Meals to the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

Originally posted 10/02/2014 04:00PM

Eight years ago, high school sweethearts Mike and Jessica Kovac were on the verge of divorcing after 17 years of financial hardship, medical problems and dealing with personal issues from adultery to alcoholism.

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Firefighters Save Family of Hamsters by Using Tiny Oxygen Masks

UpdatePosted 10/01/2014 04:30PM

Firefighters Save Family of Hamsters by Using Tiny Oxygen Masks

Originally posted 10/01/2014 02:20PM

Firefighters don't just fetch cats from trees – their services are available to all animals. A Texas firefighter recently hopped to action to help a frog caught in a blaze and, on Friday, a crew from Lacey, Washington, heroically rescued a family of hamsters.

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David Hasselhoff Takes Knight Rider Fan with Down Syndrome for a Cruise in KITT

Originally posted 09/30/2014 06:10PM

This is the best possible reason to get the Knight Rider theme stuck in your head.

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Iowa Couple's $100 Tip for Terrible Service Goes Viral

Iowa Couple's $100 Tip for Terrible Service Goes Viral

Originally posted 09/30/2014 06:50AM

The waiter didn't deserve a $1 tip, much less $100. But Makenzie Schultz didn't see it that way.

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NFL's Devon Still Prepares His Daughter for Cancer Surgery – with Laughter

Watch NFL Player Devon Still Give His Daughter a Pep Talk Before Cancer Surgery

Originally posted 09/27/2014 04:20PM

Devon Still's 4-year-old daughter came through her cancer surgery beautifully on Thursday – thanks, in part, to a pre-surgery pep talk by her dad.

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R2-D2 Visits Meningitis Patient in Hospital (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/26/2014 05:55PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr A small gesture can make a world of difference, even when it comes from a galaxy far, far away.

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