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Hospital Grants Woman's Dying Wish to See Beloved Dog One Last Time

Originally posted 02/20/2015 03:40PM

We've teamed up with one of our favorite sites, BarkPost, to bring you and your four-legged friends even more adorable pet videos, photos and must-see stories. Check back every week for new furry fun from BarkPost!

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11-Year-Old Girl's Letter to DC Comics Starts Movement for More Female Superheroes

Originally posted 02/20/2015 12:40PM

Rowan Hansen of Champaign, Illinois, has adored reading about superheroes from a young age. But as she started to grow older, the 11-year-old noticed something was missing from the pages of her comic books: women.

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Heroes Among Us: Former Soldier and Interpreter Help Afghan Interpreters Who Come to the U.S.

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Matt Zeller and Janis Shinwari Saved Each Other's Lives – and Now Help Others

Originally posted 02/19/2015 04:00PM

Pinned in a foxhole and low on bullets, CIA intelligence analyst Matthew Zeller thought that April 28, 2008, was his day to die.

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Watch Alan Cumming's Entertaining New 'Pro-Abstinence' PSA (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/19/2015 01:35PM

The FDA recently changed its rules regarding blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Following a blanket "ban for life" since the '80s, the agency announced it will begin accepting blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but only if they remain celibate for a year.

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90-Year-Old Man Sweetly Cries While Reading Lost Love Letter He Penned During WWII

Originally posted 02/19/2015 06:00AM

[YOUTUBE "j7irnEs3lSM"] In 1945, while fighting in World War II, Bill Moore wrote his beloved girlfriend, Bernadean, a love letter. Seventy years later, the recently rediscovered letter is back in the hands of the still-smitten writer – and serves as a poignant reminder of his lost love.

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Princess Kate Sponge-Paints, Plays with Clay to Support Children's Hospice | Kate Middleton

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Princess Kate Sponge-Paints, Plays with Clay to Support Children's Hospice

Originally posted 02/18/2015 01:10PM

Princess Kate typically paints a smile on people's faces whenever she makes a public appearance, but on Wednesday she put her own painting talents to the test.

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Ithaca, New York's Tourism Board Gives Up, Invites Visitors to Head to Florida Instead

UpdatePosted 02/17/2015 05:30PM

Ithaca, New York's Tourism Board Gives Up, Invites Visitors to Head to Florida Instead

Originally posted 02/17/2015 03:40PM

At least one organization has a sense of humor about the wave of cold, snowy weather ravaging New York: The Ithaca, New York, tourism board.

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UpdatePosted 02/16/2015 02:45PM

High Schooler Sends a Valentine to Each of His 1,076 Female Classmates

Originally posted 02/16/2015 01:25PM

None of the ladies at Edmond Memorial High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, went home empty-handed on Valentine's Day, thanks to the work of a teenage romantic.

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Heroes Among Us: Texas Janitor Has Helped Hundreds of Teens at His High School

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Charles Clark Has Mentored Hundreds of Teens at His Texas High School

Originally posted 02/12/2015 08:35PM

Twenty-six years ago, Charles Clark took a custodial job at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas, thinking it would be a temporary stop until he found something better.

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Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary | Animals & Pets, Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Shares Adorable Photo of His Sochi Pup on Their One-Year Anniversary

Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:30PM

The tiny puppy that could once sit on Olympian Gus Kenworthy's lap is now almost too big for the freeskier's arms.

Kenworthy logged on to Facebook on Wednesday to post a picture in celebration of his one-year anniversary with Jake, one of the stray puppies he rescued from Sochi, Russia, following the 2014 Olympics.

"One year ago today! Crazy how big Jakey has gotten!!!" the athlete wrote in his post, which features a smiling Jake.

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