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Mark Hamill Supports Social Media Campaign to Help Terminally Ill Fan See Rogue One Early

Mark Hamill Supports Social Media Campaign to Help Terminally Ill Fan See Rogue One Early

Originally posted 08/23/2016 11:25AM

Mark Hamill is doing his part to help a terminally ill fan see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story before it's released in theaters.

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Britney Spears Teams with Red Cross to Help Victims of Louisiana Floods

Britney Spears Teams with Red Cross to Help Victims of Louisiana Floods

Originally posted 08/22/2016 09:00PM

Britney Spears is lending a hand to her home state.

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California Man Builds Portable Shelters on Wheels for Oakland's Homeless: 'I Wish That I Could Help Them All'

Originally posted 08/18/2016 05:50PM

Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine

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Local Heroes Create 'Cajun Navy' to Find and Rescue Louisiana Flood Victims: 'These People Need Us'

Local Heroes Create 'Cajun Navy' to Find and Rescue Louisiana Flood Victims: 'These People Need Us'

Originally posted 08/17/2016 12:50PM

A group of Louisiana natives, some of them flood victims themselves, have banded together to form the "Cajun Navy" – an armada of volunteers who set sail every morning to rescue neighbors, friends, strangers and pets trapped by the historic Louisiana floodwaters.

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Carey Mulligan Speaks Out About Dementia and the Toll It Has Taken on Her Family

Carey Mulligan Speaks Out About Dementia and the Toll It Has Taken on Her Family

Originally posted 08/16/2016 04:30PM

Carey Mulligan wants to make the world a better place for those who suffer from dementia.

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Stand Up to Cancer Reveals Star-Studded Lineup Featuring Emma Stone, Ben Affleck, Celine Dion and More

Stand Up to Cancer Reveals Star-Studded Lineup Featuring Emma Stone, Ben Affleck, Celine Dion and More

Originally posted 08/16/2016 10:00AM

The biggest names in film, television and music are coming together to Stand Up to Cancer.

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Natalie Portman Helps Empower Women Through Education: 'It's an Amazing Way to Engage Young People'

Natalie Portman Helps Empower Women Through Education: 'It's an Amazing Way to Engage Young People'

Originally posted 08/12/2016 05:00PM

Natalie Portman is lending a hand to a great cause.

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Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Originally posted 08/09/2016 01:00PM

The morning of Aug. 3 started off a bit odd for Angela Weir, because she and her husband Chris were headed to the gym at 5 a.m. – not something they are prone to do. And it just got odder from there.

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