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How $500 Helped a Single Mom Find a Home and Change Lives

Woman Gives Stranger in Need $500 – and Changes Lives in Pennsylvania

Originally posted 08/31/2014 02:05PM

"I've never done this before."

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Paramedic Delivers Own Baby on the Side of the Highway

UpdatePosted 08/31/2014 09:50AM

Paramedic Delivers Own Baby on the Side of the Highway

Originally posted 08/30/2014 08:00PM

One of the many things Daniel Lynch learned while training to be a firefighter and paramedic was how to deliver a baby, but the closest he ever came was watching a doctor in a hospital perform the job.

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Groom Turns His Called-Off Wedding Reception into a Fundraiser for Charity

Groom Turns His Called-Off Wedding Reception into a Fundraiser for Charity

Originally posted 08/30/2014 05:50PM

No sour grapes here!

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Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Expecting First Child with Help of Surrogate

Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Expecting First Child with Help of Surrogate (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/29/2014 11:05AM

Rachelle Friedman was afraid to get too excited. But once she saw the image on the sonogram and heard her baby's heartbeat, she let herself feel the full force of her joy.

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Heroes Among Us: Michigan Firefighters 'Adopt' Mentally Challenged Man

Heroes Among Us

Michigan Firefighters 'Adopt' Mentally Challenged Man

Originally posted 08/28/2014 05:50PM

Tony Tumminello has been fascinated by fire engines since he first stopped by his neighborhood fire station in Lansing, Michigan, in 1953 at age 13.

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Meet the Family that Has 7 Generations of Blindness

Seven Generations of Iowa Family Have Suffered from Genetic Eye Disorder That Causes Blindness

Originally posted 08/28/2014 02:05PM

Jerry Jackson remembers the day his life – and vision – changed forever.

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Student Goes Missing on His Way to College

Lucius Robbi Goes Missing on His Way to College

Originally posted 08/28/2014 11:40AM

After finishing his second summer guiding rafting and kayaking tours, Lucius Robbi headed off on a 340-mile road trip Aug. 19 to attend the University of Montana in Missoula.

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Surfers Ride Massive Waves in California After Hurricane Marie Swell

Surfers Ride Massive Waves in California After Hurricane Marie Swell (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/28/2014 09:50AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The last time there were waves this big, they were in a disaster movie.

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'No Hands Ken' Is the Inspiring Quadriplegic Gamer Taking the Internet by Storm (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/27/2014 06:35PM

Ken Worrall plays a lot of Diablo and Warcraft, two popular fantasy games with huge online communities. And he plays a lot on Twitch, which is an online service that lets players stream their games live to other online viewers.

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See How Strangers Helped a Terminally Ill Kid Take on His Bucket List

See How the Kindness of Strangers Helped a Terminally Ill 5-Year-Old Take On His Bucket List

Originally posted 08/27/2014 06:35PM

Dozens of caring strangers are working together to turn one boy's wishes into reality.

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