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Six-Year-Old Boy Hugs His Mom for the First Time with a 3-D-Printed Robot Arm

See This 6-Year-Old Boy Hug His Mom for the First Time, Thanks to His New 3-D-Printed Robot Arm

Originally posted 07/28/2014 06:00PM

With the help of scientists at the University of Central Florida, one little boy got to do something he'd never before: give his mother a hug with two hands.

Like more than a thousand people each year, Alex Pring was born without an arm.

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Aid Group: 2 Americans Have Ebola in Liberia

American Doctor Fighting Ebola Outbreak in Liberia Virus, Aid Group Says

Originally posted 07/28/2014 04:15PM

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

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Real-Life 'Rapunzel' Gets First-Ever Haircut for Kids with Cancer

UpdatePosted 07/28/2014 02:00PM

Real-Life 'Rapunzel' Gets First-Ever Haircut for Kids with Cancer

Originally posted 07/28/2014 11:30AM

Growing up, Britain's Charlie Tillotson swore a vow against haircuts. For years, she declined even the smallest of trims, and by the age of 6, her blond locks had grown so long that they reached all the way down her back.

All that changed after Charlie watched a television documentary about children with cancer. She threw aside her hatred of scissors and decided to cut her hair off in order to donate it to the Little Princess Trust, where it would be used to make wigs for kids who needed them.

"I welled up," Charlie's father Steve told the Sidmouth Herald.

Inspired by their daughter's dedication, Charlie's parents set up a JustGiving page to publicize her efforts and asked fans to raise money for Children with Cancer UK.

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Small Plane Crashes into Father and Daughter Walking on Florida Beach

UpdatePosted 07/28/2014 12:40PM

Small Plane Crashes into Father and Daughter Walking on Florida Beach

Originally posted 07/28/2014 11:20AM

A small plane crash-landed on a remote Gulf Coast beach in Venice, Florida, killing a Georgia man and critically injuring his 9-year-old daughter as they walked along the shore.

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Meet the Woman with the Collapsible Breast

Botched Recap: Meet the Woman with the Collapsible Breast

Originally posted 07/28/2014 01:00AM

This week on Botched, nobody strived to look like the Biebs or Madonna. Instead, we got the earnest stories of three civilians who just wanted their surgery fails fixed.

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Seventeen Siblings Share $20 Million Lottery Jackpot

Seventeen Siblings Share $20 Million Lottery Jackpot

Originally posted 07/25/2014 06:35PM

When Sigrid Endreson went out to buy some milk, she never expected to come home with $20 million instead.

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Madonna Badger, Whose Family Died in a Christmas Day Fire, Remarries

Madonna Badger, Whose Family Died in a Christmas Day Fire, Marries Bill Duke

Originally posted 07/25/2014 05:30PM

Madonna Badger, whose parents and three daughters died in a Christmas Day fire at her home in 2011, married longtime friend Bill Duke, she announced on her Facebook page.

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Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

Originally posted 07/25/2014 10:40AM

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after the plane plowed into homes Wednesday while attempting to land on the outlying resort island of Penghu, killing 48 people.

"She called me on the phone to say the plane had crashed and exploded but that she had already crawled out and I should come right away to get her," said Hung's father, Hung Chang-ming, who lives just a few hundred meters (yards) from the crash site.

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Found! Police Unmask Unlikely Culprit Who Left Dolls Outside Family's Homes

Found! Police Unmask Unlikely Culprit Who Left Dolls Outside Family's Homes

Originally posted 07/25/2014 10:05AM

Doll mystery solved!

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Meet a PEOPLE Reader Who Lost 107 Lbs. – and Posed in a Bikini!

Summer Slim-Down Special: How 5 Readers Lost 100 Lbs. or More!

Originally posted 07/24/2014 04:45PM

When Katey Dyck weighed 243 lbs, "I felt terrible about my body," she admits. "I hid from cameras."

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