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Heroes Among Us: Rhode Island Teen Gives Shoes to Homeless

Heroes Among Us

Teenager Nicholas Lowinger Gives Thousands of Shoes to Homeless

Originally posted 03/27/2014 06:15PM

Laid off from her job at a grocery store just before Thanksgiving, Brittany Taylor, 28, and her children John, 7, and Johneya, 5, soon found themselves at a homeless shelter in frosty Providence, R.I.

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Texas Middle Schoolers Win Contest for App Inspired by Blind Classmate

UpdatePosted 03/27/2014 02:00PM

Texas Middle Schoolers Win National Contest for App Inspired by Their Blind Classmate

Originally posted 03/25/2014 04:00PM

The way the visually-impaired navigate new spaces could be transformed by a group of tweens in Los Fresnos, Texas.

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Watch Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of 4-Year-Old Boy from Mudslide (Raw Video)

Raw Video: Emergency Responders Rescue 4-Year-Old Boy from Washington Mudslide

Originally posted 03/26/2014 02:50PM

Tragic circumstances led to a dramatic rescue of a 4-year-old boy – all caught on video.

The Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team captured footage of their harrowing March 22 rescue of Jacob Spillers, trapped in the mudslide in the rural area outside of Oso, Wash.

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Fallen Police Officer's Family Able to Hear His Heart Beat in Transplant Recipient

UpdatePosted 03/26/2014 12:40PM

Fallen Police Officer's Family Able to Hear His Heart Beat in Transplant Recipient

Originally posted 03/24/2014 05:00PM

Arkansas police officer William McGary was able to save another life, even after he was killed by a drunk driver.

His heart was transplanted into Charles Connor over a year ago. On Sunday, McGary's family was able to hear his heart beat again, in the chest of the man whose life he saved, reports Little Rock ABC affiliate KATV.

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VIDEO: Taylor Swift Sweetly Bonds with a Teen Patient at Cancer Center

Taylor Swift Sweetly Bonds with a Teen Patient at Cancer Center

Originally posted 03/25/2014 08:20AM

Grab some Kleenex before watching Taylor Swift's latest video.

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How a Pro Hockey Team Made a Lonely Boy's Birthday Special

No Friends for Lonely Fifth-Grader? Turns Out He Has 2 Million

Originally posted 03/24/2014 01:40PM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3385919620001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; When a Michigan fifth-grader told his mom he didn't want a birthday party because he has no friends, she began a quiet campaign to let him know he had far more than he realized – including the players of the pro hockey team the Kalamazoo Wings.

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Giraffe Kisses Dying Zoo Worker Goodbye

UpdatePosted 03/24/2014 02:15AM

Giraffe Kisses Dying Zoo Worker Goodbye (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/23/2014 03:00PM

Mario is a 54-year-old mentally handicapped man who worked at the Rottermam Zoo in the Netherlands for 25 years. After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, he wanted to bid farewell to the animals he'd spent his life with.

And they wanted to say goodbye to him, too.

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Minnesota Man Donates Kidney to Neighbor in Need

UpdatePosted 03/22/2014 01:45PM

Minnesota Man Donates Kidney to His Neighbor (and 4 Other Inspiring Stories You Might Have Missed)

Originally posted 03/21/2014 10:30AM

Five acts of kindness worth celebrating, and sharing. (See last week's list)

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Tim Tebow: I'll Adopt Someday

Tim Tebow: I'll Adopt Someday

Originally posted 03/21/2014 10:20AM

Having kids is still a ways off for Tim Tebow, but he has some definite plans on how it'll happen.

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Jennifer Garner's New Role? A Member of Save the Children's Board of Trustees | Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner Joins Save the Children's Board of Trustees

Originally posted 03/18/2014 10:00AM

Jennifer Garner is stepping up her game for the next generation.

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