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Nebraska Boy Flies Like Iron Man, Thanks to Make-A-Wish

Nebraska Boy Flies Like Iron Man, Thanks to Make-A-Wish (and 4 More Inspiring Stories)

Originally posted 04/18/2014 10:15AM

Five inspiring stories you might have missed this week. (See last week's list)

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Heroes Among Us: These Four People Donated Organs to Complete Strangers

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These Four People Donated Organs to Complete Strangers

Originally posted 04/17/2014 02:00PM

Each day, 18 people die waiting for an organ transplant.

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One Mom's Incredible Invention Allows Her Disabled Son to Walk

UpdatePosted 04/11/2014 12:00PM

One Mom's Incredible Invention Allows Her Disabled Son to Walk

Originally posted 04/10/2014 10:35AM

This article was originally published by NationSwell, a website dedicated to sharing the stories of innovative Americans who are working to effect social change and move the country forward.

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9-Year-Old Boy Saves Dad Trapped Under Snowmobile

UpdatePosted 04/11/2014 10:55AM

9-Year-Old Boy Saves Dad Trapped Under Snowmobile (and 4 More Inspiring Stories)

Originally posted 04/11/2014 10:25AM

Five inspiring stories you might have missed this week. (See last week's list)

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Heroes Among Us: Colorado Women Help Thousands of Ugandans Out of Poverty

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Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling Handmade Beads

Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:30PM

In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate.

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Construction Worker Rescues Colleague When Scaffolding Fails Atop 30-Story Building

Construction Worker Rescues Colleague After Scaffolding Collapses Atop 30-Story Building (and 4 More Inspiring Stories)

Originally posted 04/04/2014 09:40AM

Five inspiring stories you might have missed this week. (See last week's list)

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Heroes Among Us: California Woman Uses Art to Help Kids in Need

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Ana Jimenez-Hami Brings the Arts to Low-Income Kids

Originally posted 04/03/2014 11:30AM

Growing up in Puerto Rico, Ana Jimenez-Hami's father, Freddy, never let her forget about the importance of helping those who weren't as fortunate as she.

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Georgia Woman Finds Sister on Facebook After 37-Year Search

Georgia Woman Finds Sister on Facebook After 37-Year Search (and Other Inspiring Stories This Week)

Originally posted 03/28/2014 10:15AM

Five acts of kindness worth celebrating, and sharing. (See last week's list)

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Heroes Among Us: Rhode Island Teen Gives Shoes to Homeless

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Teenager Nicholas Lowinger Gives Thousands of Shoes to Homeless

Originally posted 03/27/2014 06:15PM

Laid off from her job at a grocery store just before Thanksgiving, Brittany Taylor, 28, and her children John, 7, and Johneya, 5, soon found themselves at a homeless shelter in frosty Providence, R.I.

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Texas Middle Schoolers Win Contest for App Inspired by Blind Classmate

UpdatePosted 03/27/2014 02:00PM

Texas Middle Schoolers Win National Contest for App Inspired by Their Blind Classmate

Originally posted 03/25/2014 04:00PM

The way the visually-impaired navigate new spaces could be transformed by a group of tweens in Los Fresnos, Texas.

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