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28-Year-Old Killed by Alligator During Late-Night Swim in Texas

28-Year-Old Killed by Alligator During Late-Night Swim in Texas

Originally posted 07/03/2015 03:00PM

A 28-year-old man was attacked and killed by an alligator during a late-night swim.

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Teen Beat the Odds to Survive a Cancer Despite Being Given a 7 Percent Chance to Live

Teen Beat the Odds to Survive a Cancer Despite Being Given a 7 Percent Chance to Live

Originally posted 07/02/2015 04:40PM

Alicia Rivera remembers the exact moment she was told she had a 7 percent chance of surviving.

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Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Texas Teen Suffers Stroke on Football Field: 'I'm So Lucky to Be Alive'

Originally posted 07/02/2015 12:30PM

On Aug. 9, 2013, Jordan Greer was finishing up football practice when the entire left side of his body suddenly went numb.

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Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 04:30PM

On Wednesday, a 67-year-old man was attacked by a shark in North Carolina, marking the seventh shark attack in recent weeks.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Hailed as a Hero: 'He Kept It from Getting Close to the Kids'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 01:00PM

A 47-year-old man who was attacked by a shark off the North Carolina coast on Friday is now being called a hero.

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'Every Person Deserves a Home': Tina Fey and Jane Krakowski Lead Star-Studded Fundraiser for Older Foster Kids

'Every Person Deserves a Home': Tina Fey and Jane Krakowski Lead Star-Studded Fundraiser for Older Foster Kids

Originally posted 06/30/2015 11:35AM

Nineteen-year-old Justice Henry says hope is what gets him out of bed every morning.

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47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

47-Year-Old North Carolina Shark Attack Victim Says He Punched Shark in the Head

Originally posted 06/29/2015 01:55PM

Patrick Thornton was swimming in the ocean with his young son in Avon, North Carolina, on Friday when he thought he was bit by a crab.

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Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Husband of Georgia Mom Who Underwent Triple Amputation After Catching Flesh-eating Bacteria: She's Been Able to 'Fight Through' the Fear

Originally posted 06/28/2015 02:10PM

A Georgia mother and former Marine has cleared two major hurdles for recovery after weeks battling the effects of a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection, her husband tells PEOPLE.

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Teen Boy Is Sixth North Carolina Shark Attack Victim This Month

Originally posted 06/28/2015 12:30PM

A 17-year-old boy is reportedly in stable condition after receiving multiple injuries from a shark bite while swimming off the North Carolina coast Saturday – the sixth shark bite victim in the state this month.

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Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Husband Plans Second Wedding for Wife Who Lost Memory in Car Crash: 'She Deserves Everything and More'

Originally posted 06/26/2015 04:20PM

Justice Stamper can't remember the most special milestone in her life – her wedding day, Aug. 1, 2014.

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