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Kimberly Felshaw Hosts Incredible Baby Showers for Deserving Military Families

Originally posted 05/28/2015 11:30AM

In 2005, Kimberly Felshaw lost her three-week-old daughter to Trisomy 13, a chromosomal defect that severely affects the mind and body. The community of South Shores Church in Monarch Beach, California, was there to support the military wife – from hosting her baby shower to planning her baby's memorial service.

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Mick Polly Gives Away 622 Bikes to Kids in Struggling Coal-Mining Community

Originally posted 05/21/2015 11:25AM

Mick Polly was in the garage outside his home in the small coal-mining community of Whitesburg, Kentucky, when a young neighbor boy with bike trouble stopped and asked him for help to repair a chain that had slipped off its gears.

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Homecoming King Brandon Gruber Takes Underprivileged Teens to Prom

Originally posted 05/14/2015 11:00AM

Brandon Gruber's story could have ended with the bullied senior with Down syndrome being crowned homecoming king last fall, but that was just the beginning. In less than a year, Gruber has taught his high school classmates that he's much more than his diagnosis.

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Jodi O'Donnell-Ames Helps Children Who Have Parents Battling ALS

Originally posted 05/07/2015 11:00AM

In 1995, Jodi O'Donnell-Ames' husband Kevin O'Donnell, then 30, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease. Her first thought was how to share the news with their 2-year-old daughter Alina.

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Vickie Walker, Whose Husband Was Murdered, Gives 'Cans of Comfort' to Other Violent-Crime Victims

Originally posted 04/30/2015 02:40PM

It was just another father-and-son outing for Jeff Walker and his 16-year-old son A.J.

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Heroes Among Us: Missouri Woman Runs a Store Where Everything Is Free for Needy Families

Originally posted 04/23/2015 03:30PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4191573876001" "" "" "auto"] In September 2012, Andrea Berdine was standing in a resale shop checkout line in her hometown of Hollister, Missouri, when she witnessed an exchange that brought her to tears.

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UpdatePosted 04/23/2015 11:00AM

Meet the Former Baseball Star Who Turned His Personal Tragedy into a Personal Triumph

Originally posted 04/16/2015 12:30PM

Cory Hahn was California's Mr. Baseball.

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Les Mahler Helps Kids with Cancer

Originally posted 04/16/2015 11:10AM

In 2007, Les Maher's doctor gave him devastating news.

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Brooke Thomas Gives Away 1,000 Lunches a Week to Needy Kids

Originally posted 04/09/2015 09:15AM

Brooke Thomas remembers being just seven while going through the lunch line at Centennial Elementary School in Dade City, Florida, and catching her friends staring at her full tray.

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Heroes Among Us: After a Tragic Loss, Man Gives Sick Kids the Gift of Music

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After a Tragic Loss, Corey Bergman Gives Sick Kids the Gift of Music

Originally posted 03/27/2015 07:45PM

Corey Bergman's son, Jared, was 20 years old, a college student who dabbled in drums and keyboard and was a fan of the Dave Matthews Band, when he died from a viral infection on March 26, 2010.

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