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Originally posted 11/23/2015 05:50PM
A Utah couple whose baby was born prematurely at sea in August and given little-to-no-chance of survival, received an early Thanksgiving gift this past weekend when their son was finally released from a Florida hospital and flown home via an air ambulance.
Originally posted 11/24/2015 12:00AM
A New Jersey man who lost his wife to kidney failure is preparing to donate his kidney to a stranger after responding to a misplaced ad online.
Volunteer Firefighter Who Underwent 'Most Extensive Face Transplant' Meets Broadway Cast of 'Jersey Boys'
Originally posted 11/23/2015 08:00PM
[YOUTUBE "1rFk8sSJhXk" “auto”] Patrick Hardison, the former volunteer firefighter who doctors say received the 'most extensive face transplant ever,' got a special surprise during a Friday trip to see "Jersey Boys" on Broadway.
Originally posted 11/23/2015 04:40PM
The staff of a British McDonald's threw a surprise 93rd birthday party for a lonely widower who has eaten at the restaurant almost every day for two years.
Parents Say Daughter's Inoperable Brain Tumor Miraculously Shrank After Kiss from Pope Francis During U.S. Visit
Originally posted 11/23/2015 04:00PM
Two Pennsylvania parents say they're convinced that a kiss from Pope Francis is responsible for their young daughter's incredible recovery from inoperable brain cancer.
Originally posted 11/23/2015 03:15PM
Jen Scharf taught a free yoga class at the University of Ottawa for the past seven years. But this September, when she checked in with the school's Student Federation, she was told the class wouldn't be renewed this year because some students and volunteers had concerns over the "cultural issues" involved with the class.
Originally posted 11/23/2015 02:00PM
Turns out man can live on Internet alone.
Originally posted 11/23/2015 12:05PM
Thanksgiving is this week! Which means that Black Friday, a "holiday" dedicated to seeing how quickly you can trample your fellow humans for a TV set is also this week, because it's no longer Friday and instead occurs literally minutes after you finish your Thanksgiving dinner.
Illinois Man with ALS Survives 'Perfect Storm' Crash, Finishing Cross-Country Bike Ride and Raising More Than $50,000 for ALS Research
Originally posted 11/22/2015 03:50PM
When 56-year-old Ray Spooner completed his 3,074-mile bike ride across the United States on Thursday, his first thought was: I want to turn around and do it again.
Originally posted 11/21/2015 06:05PM
For Leroy Stolzfus, pursuing his passion for running and upholding his religious beliefs aren't mutually exclusive – in fact, they're undeniably intertwined.
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