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'There's Nothing Like a Plane Crash to Make You Realize How Mortal You Are,' Says Teen Survivor

'There's Nothing Like a Plane Crash to Make You Realize How Mortal You Are,' Says Teen Survivor

Originally posted 07/29/2015 12:50PM

When 16-year-old Autumn Veatch boarded a private plane in Montana, she texted her boyfriend, "If I die, remember that I love you."

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Inspiring 8-Year-Old Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon

Originally posted 07/28/2015 05:50PM

Bailey Matthews is an 8-year-old boy from Nottinghamshire, England, who participated in a grueling triathlon last weekend – an impressive feat for anyone – but particularly for Matthews because he has cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects muscle tone and motor skills.

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Utah Teen Discovers He's Allergic to Food: 'I Remember What it Tastes Like, That Will Have to Be Enough'

Utah Teen Discovers He's Allergic to Food: 'I Remember What it Tastes Like, That Will Have to Be Enough'

Originally posted 07/28/2015 03:20PM

On the worst days, when he is craving a piece of his mom's homemade lasagna or a big slice of German chocolate birthday cake, Alex Visker, 19, quickly retreats from the kitchen to his bedroom and remembers what would happen if he gave in and had even one bite of his favorite foods.

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Utah Boy Who Reads Junk Mail Receives Thousands of Books Thanks to Mailman's Facebook Plea

Utah Boy Who Reads Junk Mail Receives Thousands of Books Thanks to Mailman's Facebook Plea

Originally posted 07/28/2015 03:15PM

Postal carrier Ron Lynch was delivering mail to an apartment complex in Sandy, Utah, when he saw 12-year-old Matthew Flores searching through a junk mail bin for something to read.

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Meet the First Kid in the World to Receive a Double Hand Transplant: 'I Want to Swing on Monkey Bars!'

Meet the First Kid in the World to Receive a Double Hand Transplant: 'I Want to Swing on Monkey Bars!'

Originally posted 07/28/2015 02:30PM

At age two, Zion Harvey's hands and feet were amputated after he got a serious infection that also caused multi-organ failure.

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300-Year-Old Sunken Treasure Trove in Florida Worth over $1 Millon

300-Year-Old Sunken Treasure Trove in Florida Worth over $1 Millon

Originally posted 07/28/2015 12:50PM

Remember when you wanted to be a treasure hunter when you grew up? And everyone – from teachers to parents to literally anyone else you explained this dream to – said it wasn't a real job?

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School's Haka Dance for Deceased Teacher Goes Viral (VIDEO)

Originally posted 07/28/2015 12:00PM

Unless you're a rugby fan or familiar with New Zealand's culture beyond the fact that The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed there, you might not have had an opportunity to see a traditional Maori war dance, or haka, all that often. While New Zealand's rugby team, the All Blacks, perform a haka before every game, rugby doesn't exactly have, say, Bachelorette levels of exposure in the U.S.

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NFL History! Arizona Cardinals Hire First Female Coach

NFL History! Arizona Cardinals Hire First Female Coach

Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:45AM

In a historic move, the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as the team's – and likely the NFL's – first-ever female coach on Monday.

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Sandra Bland Case: Special Investigators Assigned to Waller County Sheriff's Department After Her Death in Jail Cell

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Sandra Bland Case: Special Investigators Assigned to Waller County Sheriff's Department After Her Death in Jail Cell

Originally posted 07/28/2015 10:00AM

As Sandra Bland's family and friends search for answers after the Illinois woman was found dead in a Texas jail cell three days after a routine traffic stop, the local sheriff has named an independent investigator to review what happened.

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