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Terminally Ill Single Mom Asks Court to Allow Her to Die: 'It Really Is My Last Chance'

Terminally Ill Single Mom Asks Court to Allow Her to Die: 'It Really Is My Last Chance'

Originally posted 08/27/2015 04:35PM

Terminally ill single mom Christy O'Donnell filed an emergency petition Thursday asking a state appeals court in San Diego to allow a doctor to prescribe her medicine to end her life when her suffering becomes too great.

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Christina Milian Mourns Death of Newborn Nephew: 'His Memory Will Live Forever'

Christina Milian Mourns Death of Newborn Nephew: 'His Memory Will Live Forever'

Originally posted 08/27/2015 12:45PM

Danielle Milian, Christina Milian's sister, has lost her baby boy one day after he was born with a rare birth defect.

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First Child in the World to Receive Double Hand Transplant Goes Home from Hospital: 'We Are So Proud of Zion,' Says Surgeon

First Child in the World to Receive Double Hand Transplant Goes Home from Hospital: 'We Are So Proud of Zion,' Says Surgeon

Originally posted 08/26/2015 03:15PM

Eight-year-old Zion Harvey, the first child in the world to receive a double hand transplant, was discharged from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday.

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Police Officers Fulfill Dying Mother's Wish with Quinceañera for Daughter: 'She's Fighting Every Day to See Her Turn 15'

Police Officers Fulfill Dying Mother's Wish with Quinceañera for Daughter: 'She's Fighting Every Day to See Her Turn 15'

Originally posted 08/25/2015 12:45PM

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department made a terminally ill mother's dream come true on Saturday by organizing a quinceañera celebration for her daughter's 15th birthday.

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Brave Parents Who Have Already Buried 4 Children Fight Back after Their Daughter Is Diagnosed with Fatal Disease

New Hampshire Parents Who Already Buried Four Children Fight Back with Love as Their Daughter Faces Fatal Disease

Originally posted 08/21/2015 11:15AM

After losing four children under the age of 2, Amy Marquis and her husband, Jason, of Derry, New Hampshire, were elated to learn they were expecting twins in 2013. Carter and his sister, Riley, were born healthy and appeared to be thriving, but then another sad turn interrupted the family's lives.

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Rare Bone Disease Brings Siblings Together for Emotional First-Time Encounter

Rare Bone Disease Brings Siblings Together for Emotional First-Time Encounter

Originally posted 08/18/2015 12:15PM

Two young siblings who had never seen one another have been brought together by the rare bone disease that split them apart.

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Nicki Minaj Visits Boy, 8, Who Received First Child Double Hand Transplant in Hospital

Nicki Minaj Visits Boy, 8, Who Received First Child Double Hand Transplant in Hospital

Originally posted 08/07/2015 05:00PM

Nicki loves the kids!

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Harrison Ford Plane Crash Was Caused by Loose Engine Part, Investigation Reveals

Harrison Ford Plane Crash Was Caused by Loose Engine Part, Investigation Reveals

Originally posted 08/06/2015 06:05PM

Nearly five months after Harrison Ford's vintage plane went down shortly after taking off, a new report released by the National Transportation Safety Board is pointing to engine malfunction as the cause of the crash landing.

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