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90-Year-Old Man Sweetly Cries While Reading Lost Love Letter He Penned During WWII

Originally posted 02/19/2015 06:00AM

[YOUTUBE "j7irnEs3lSM"] In 1945, while fighting in World War II, Bill Moore wrote his beloved girlfriend, Bernadean, a love letter. Seventy years later, the recently rediscovered letter is back in the hands of the still-smitten writer – and serves as a poignant reminder of his lost love.

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Princess Kate Sponge-Paints, Plays with Clay to Support Children's Hospice | Kate Middleton

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Princess Kate Sponge-Paints, Plays with Clay to Support Children's Hospice

Originally posted 02/18/2015 01:10PM

Princess Kate typically paints a smile on people's faces whenever she makes a public appearance, but on Wednesday she put her own painting talents to the test.

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Ithaca, New York's Tourism Board Gives Up, Invites Visitors to Head to Florida Instead

UpdatePosted 02/17/2015 05:30PM

Ithaca, New York's Tourism Board Gives Up, Invites Visitors to Head to Florida Instead

Originally posted 02/17/2015 03:40PM

At least one organization has a sense of humor about the wave of cold, snowy weather ravaging New York: The Ithaca, New York, tourism board.

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UpdatePosted 02/16/2015 02:45PM

High Schooler Sends a Valentine to Each of His 1,076 Female Classmates

Originally posted 02/16/2015 01:25PM

None of the ladies at Edmond Memorial High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, went home empty-handed on Valentine's Day, thanks to the work of a teenage romantic.

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Adrian Grenier Wants to Help the World's Loneliest Whale Find a Few Friends

UpdatePosted 02/13/2015 10:30AM

Adrian Grenier Wants to Help the World's Loneliest Whale Find a Few Friends

Originally posted 02/12/2015 03:35PM

The heart-wrenching story of our lonely whale starts in 1989, when the U.S. Navy discovered a strange 52-hertz frequency on their under water microphones. Unsure of what was causing the noise at first, bio-acoustian William Watkins eventually determined the sound was being made by a solitary whale, calling out at a frequency that confused and drove off other whales.

Unable to communicate with others of its kind, this creature was probably the loneliest whale in the world.

Watkins was determined to change that and began a 12-year search for the animal, whom he dubbed 52 for the whale's unique frequency. Unfortunately, Watkins passed away in 2004, and the mission to find Lonely Whale came to a halt.

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Heroes Among Us: Texas Janitor Has Helped Hundreds of Teens at His High School

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Charles Clark Has Mentored Hundreds of Teens at His Texas High School

Originally posted 02/12/2015 08:35PM

Twenty-six years ago, Charles Clark took a custodial job at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas, thinking it would be a temporary stop until he found something better.

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Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary | Animals & Pets, Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary

Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:30PM

The tiny puppy that could once sit on Olympian Gus Kenworthy's lap is now almost too big for the freeskier's arms.

Kenworthy logged on to Facebook on Wednesday to post a picture in celebration of his one-year anniversary with Jake, one of the stray puppies he rescued from Sochi, Russia, following the 2014 Olympics.

"One year ago today! Crazy how big Jakey has gotten!!!" the athlete wrote in his post, which features a smiling Jake.

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Australia's Oldest Man Spends Free Time Knitting Tiny Sweaters for Injured Penguins

Australia's Oldest Man Spends Free Time Knitting Tiny Sweaters for Injured Penguins

Originally posted 02/12/2015 06:30AM

Alfred "Alfie" Date, Australia's oldest living man, is putting his amazingly sharp mind and nimble hands to good use.

The 109-year-old likes to spend his free time knitting little sweaters for injured penguins from his room at a retirement home in New South Wales, reports 9Stories.

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UpdatePosted 02/11/2015 07:20AM

Exclusive Clip: See How Prisoners and Pups Are Working Together to Do Good in Dogs on the Inside

Originally posted 02/10/2015 05:45PM

Dogs on the Inside is a movie about second chances.

This documentary follows a team of animal rescuers, who are trying to give abused dogs a new start by socializing them with prisoners at a minimum-security correctional facility in Massachusetts.

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Angelina Jolie Launches Center for Women, Peace and Security in London | Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Launches Center for Women, Peace and Security in London

Originally posted 02/10/2015 11:20AM

Angelina Jolie expanded on her humanitarian efforts Tuesday in London, announcing the creation of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics.

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