12:15 PM EDT 12/19/2014
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Originally posted 12/18/2014 02:00PM
Dec. 15 marks the 75th anniversary of Gone With the Wind's premiere at the Atlanta Loews Grand Theater, and if you're a fan, LIFE's new book, Gone With the Wind: The Great American Movie, 75 Years Later, is exactly what you need in your life.
Originally posted 12/18/2014 11:55AM
Aracely Basurto was a working mother of three in Guayaquil, Ecuador, in 1993 when she noticed something seemed wrong with her daughter Andrea, then nearly two years old. Out of nowhere, the toddler was losing weight, urinating frequently and drinking ravenously from water bottles she pulled from the fridge.
Originally posted 12/18/2014 06:15AM
A generous mystery man has made the holiday season a little brighter for employees of two Massachusetts coffee shops.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 04:45PM
A Toronto man who made headlines last month by offering a free round-the-world air ticket to a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend has found Ms. Right.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 03:50PM
Some best friends will do anything for each other – even if it means raising more than $1 million.
Originally posted 12/17/2014 09:15AM
Ryan Aprea was born three months premature, and spent the first seven months of his life in the hospital.
Originally posted 12/16/2014 07:35PM
In one of the week's more serious stories that reads like an absolute parody, 81 people were hospitalized when a malfunctioning ice resurfacing machine filled the Poppy Waterman Ice Arena with carbon monoxide during a Minnesota Junior Hockey League game.
Originally posted 12/16/2014 02:00PM
A Massachusetts couple is celebrating the birth of their daughter with a numerically unusual birth time and date.
Originally posted 12/16/2014 08:00AM
Turns out his real gift was for fabrication.
Originally posted 12/15/2014 04:30PM
A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder after he shot his father with a crossbow because he skipped school and thought he would be mad, police records show.
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