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Utah Girl Bullied About Large Ears Gets Free Surgery From Big-Hearted Surgeon Who Was Also Teased as a Kid

Utah Girl Bullied About Large Ears Gets Free Surgery From Big-Hearted Surgeon Who Was Also Teased as a Kid

Originally posted 07/02/2015 12:10PM

At a time when every teenager at her junior high school just wanted to fit in, Isabelle Stark always felt that she stuck out. She tried wearing beanies, growing her hair long and strategically adding extra curls, but there was no hiding her protruding ears.

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TransAsia Pilot Shut Off Only Working Engine Before Deadly Plane Crash: 'Wow, Pulled Back the Wrong Side Throttle'

TransAsia Pilot Shut Off Only Working Engine Before Deadly Plane Crash: 'Wow, Pulled Back the Wrong Side Throttle'

Originally posted 07/02/2015 11:30AM

The pilot of the TransAsia plane that clipped a bridge and crashed into a Taiwan river in February, killing 43 passengers and crew members, admitted to cutting the wrong engine just moments before the aircraft went down, a crash report released Thursday says.

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Florida Mom Criticized by Store Manager for Putting 5-Year-Old in Baby Carrier: 'We Should Not Judge Parenting Style'

Florida Mom Criticized by Store Manager for Putting 5-Year-Old in Baby Carrier: 'We Should Not Judge Parenting Style'

Originally posted 07/02/2015 09:10AM

Late Monday night, Erica Kalnins received a startling message from her sister-in-law.

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Teen Girls Make Desperate Jump from Window to Escape Raging Fire

Teen Girls Make Desperate Jump from Window to Escape Raging Fire

Originally posted 07/02/2015 08:30AM

Two teen girls were forced to jump out of a second-story window to escape a fire at their apartment in Sandy Springs, Georgia, on Tuesday afternoon.

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5,000 Evacuated After Train Carrying 'Highly Flammable and Toxic Gas' Derails and Catches Fire in Tennessee

5,000 Evacuated After Train Carrying 'Highly Flammable and Toxic Gas' Derails and Catches Fire in Tennessee

Originally posted 07/02/2015 08:20AM

Thousands of people in a two-mile radius have been evacuated after a train carrying a "highly flammable and toxic gas" partially derailed and caught fire just outside Knoxville, Tennessee, on early Thursday morning.

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The Homeless Piano Player Whose Concerts Are Stunning His Florida Hometown, and Then the Internet

The Homeless Piano Player Whose Concerts Are Stunning His Florida Hometown, and Then the Internet

Originally posted 07/02/2015 08:00AM

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Sarasota installed 'public pianos' throughout downtown. This homeless man now has the opportunity to be something other than 'just a nuisance' to all the people downtown. Just took my breath away. Wow.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCguq3hTC2MPosted by Aroar Natasha on Monday, June 29, 2015 He was only hoping to make some tips. But now, homeless man Donald Gould is an bona fide Internet star – and he might just score a regular piano-playing gig in Sarasota, Florida.

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Nicholas Winton Dies at 106; 'British Schindler' Saved Hundreds of Children from Holocaust

Nicholas Winton Dies at 106; 'British Schindler' Saved Hundreds of Children from Holocaust

Originally posted 07/01/2015 11:45PM

Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who saved more than 600 children from the Holocaust, died on Wednesday in Slough, England. He was 106 years old.

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Woman with Amnesia Finds Her Family – and Her Identity

Originally posted 07/01/2015 10:40PM

[EMBEDCODE {}] Less than 48 hours after a San Diego NBC news station posted the story about a woman suffering from both cancer and amnesia, it appears that she's found her family – and her name.

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Blind Army Veteran Finishes Ironman Triathlon: 'It Was a Feeling of Completeness'

Blind Army Veteran Finishes Ironman Triathlon: 'It Was a Feeling of Completeness'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 04:35PM

Record-breaking heat caused 188 competitors to quit an Ironman triathlon this past Sunday in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, but blind veteran Scotty Smiley was not one of them.

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Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Seventh Shark Attack Reported in North Carolina – Witness Says He Saw a 'Trail of Blood From Water to Sand'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 04:30PM

On Wednesday, a 67-year-old man was attacked by a shark in North Carolina, marking the seventh shark attack in recent weeks.

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