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Teen With Cerebral Palsy Advocates for Children Around the World: 'I Just Don't Think About My Disability'

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Advocates for Children Around the World: 'I Just Don't Think About My Disability'

Originally posted 08/01/2015 03:55PM

Sixteen-year-old Lucy Meyer was born with cerebral palsy, but that has never once stopped her from pursuing – and achieving – her dreams

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Amy Schumer Responds to Trainwreck Shooting Open Letter About Fighting Gun Violence: 'I'm on It. You'll See.'

Amy Schumer Responds to Trainwreck Shooting Open Letter About Fighting Gun Violence: 'I'm on It. You'll See.'

Originally posted 08/01/2015 01:15PM

"Don't worry I'm on it. You'll see."

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Schoolteacher Killed by Distracted Driver While Biking Cross-Country for Charity: Officials

Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:50AM

A New York teacher has died after he and another cyclist were struck by an allegedly distracted driver Thursday in Oklahoma as they rode cross-country for charity, law enforcement tells PEOPLE.

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Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Has Contacted U.S. Authorities

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Minnesota Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Has Contacted U.S. Authorities

Originally posted 08/01/2015 11:45AM

A representative of Dr. Walter Palmer – the Minnesota dentist who ignited international controversy after killing the Zimbabwe lion Cecil by allegedly baiting him out of a national park one night in July – contacted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement late Thursday afternoon, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Bin Laden Family Members Reportedly Killed in Private Plane Crash in England

Bin Laden Family Members Reportedly Killed in Private Plane Crash in England

Originally posted 08/01/2015 10:25AM

Members of Osama bin Laden's family were killed Friday when their plane crashed near a British airport, exploding in a "ball of flames," the BBC reports.

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7-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Restricted to His Home Surprised with Special Backyard Makeover

7-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Restricted to His Home Surprised with Special Backyard Makeover

Originally posted 07/31/2015 05:30PM

Seven-year-old Bryan Carroll, who was diagnosed with leukemia last year, hasn't been able to leave his house very often because he's too sick to be around a lot of people.

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Former Boxer Survives Shark Attack by Punching Great White Repeatedly

Former Boxer Survives Shark Attack by Punching Great White Repeatedly

Originally posted 07/31/2015 04:45PM

Tough guys the world over have a new idol: 52-year-old Craig Ison, a former champion boxer from Australia, who was attacked by a great white shark Friday morning at Evans Head, and simply punched the animal repeatedly until it backed off.

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Colorado Man Rescues Unconscious 4-Year-Old Girl After Near-Drowning in Lake: 'She Was Already Blue'

Colorado Man Rescues Unconscious 4-Year-Old Girl After Near-Drowning in Lake: 'She Was Already Blue'

Originally posted 07/31/2015 03:30PM

Angelo Mondragon of Fort Collins, Colorado, was swimming with his family in Windsor Lake on Sunday when he felt something brush against him. He looked down and discovered an unconscious 4-year-old girl floating just below the surface.

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16-Year-Old Cancer Patient Who Always Gives Back to Others Is Asking for Cards for His Birthday: 'It Makes Me Feel Special'

16-Year-Old Cancer Patient Who Always Gives Back to Others Is Asking for Cards for His Birthday: 'It Makes Me Feel Special'

Originally posted 07/31/2015 03:00PM

Sixteen-year-old Chris West has performed hundreds of selfless acts over the years, and now for the first time, he’s asking for something for himself.

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