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Heroes Among Us: Texas Couple Adopts Homeless Teen, Reuniting Him With His Sister

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Ara and Robert Hunt Give a Formerly Homeless Teen a Forever Home and Reunite Lost Siblings

Originally posted 05/08/2014 07:40PM

When a social worker asked Robert and Ara Hunt if they wanted to meet the homeless 18-year-old biological sibling to their adoptive daughter Shyann, the couple initially said, "No!"

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Ben's Bells: Making Random Acts of Kindness Part of School Curriculums

Ben's Bells: Making Random Acts of Kindness Part of School Curriculums

Originally posted 05/05/2014 04:45PM

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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Christy Harding Will Donate a Kidney Next Week to a Girl She's Never Met

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Florida Woman Donates Kidney to Little Girl She Read About on Facebook

Originally posted 05/02/2014 07:00PM

Late last year, Christy Harding was scrolling through her news feed on Facebook when a photo a friend shared caught her eye.

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Heroes Among Us: Michigan Woman Collects Handbags for Abused Teens, Women in Shelters

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Jackie Bobcean Provides Handbags and Personal Necessities to Abused Women

Originally posted 05/01/2014 03:25PM

Growing up in suburban Detroit, Jackie Bobcean watched her alcoholic father, a police officer, unleash his rage on her mother and younger brother nearly every day.

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UpdatePosted 04/30/2014 08:25AM

Home Run for Humanity: Opposing Team Carries Injured Player Around the Bases

Originally posted 04/29/2014 05:00PM

Sportsmanship isn't dead.

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Heroes Among Us: California Man Assists Single Working Mothers with Repairs

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Matthew Nalywaiko Helps Hundreds of Single Working Moms With Much-Needed Repairs

Originally posted 04/24/2014 05:30PM

Sometimes a broken down car or leaky faucet are just added stressors in the lives of already struggling single working mothers. But Matthew Nalywaiko is doing something about that – times more than a hundred.

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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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