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One Mom's Incredible Invention Allows Her Disabled Son to Walk

UpdatePosted 04/11/2014 12:00PM

One Mom's Incredible Invention Allows Her Disabled Son to Walk

Originally posted 04/10/2014 10:35AM

This article was originally published by NationSwell, a website dedicated to sharing the stories of innovative Americans who are working to effect social change and move the country forward.

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'Love That Man' – Hero Assistant Principal Praised in School Stabbing Crisis

Assistant Principal Praised as Hero in School Stabbing Crisis

Originally posted 04/11/2014 11:25AM

Things could have been much worse at a suburban Pittsburgh high school had it not been for the heroic actions of assistant principal Sam King, officials and students say.

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An Infant's Cancer Fight Gets a Lift from a Polar Plunge

An Infant's Cancer Fight Gets a Lift from a Polar Plunge

Originally posted 04/11/2014 10:25AM

When he was one day past four months old last February, Landon Shaw kept vomiting and losing weight, prompting his anxious parents to take him to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. The diagnosis: a rare malignant cancer that affects the kidneys, liver, lungs and brain.

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Heroes Among Us: Colorado Women Help Thousands of Ugandans Out of Poverty

Heroes Among Us

Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling Handmade Beads

Originally posted 04/10/2014 02:30PM

In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate.

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Three Teens Get the Prom of Their Dreams at Madison Square Garden

UpdatePosted 04/10/2014 12:25PM

Three Teens Get the Prom of Their Dreams at Madison Square Garden

Originally posted 04/09/2014 04:30PM

Rowan Zubi couldn't stop twirling.

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Donations Pour In for Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car During Job Interview

Donations Top $100,000 for Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car During Job Interview

Originally posted 04/10/2014 09:00AM

A Phoenix woman arrested after leaving her two kids in a hot vehicle during a job interview is fighting to clear her name in court, with the support of a New Jersey woman who has raised more than $100,000 to help her effort.

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Student Who Pulled Fire Alarm During Stabbing Spree Posts Hospital Selfie

Student Who Pulled Fire Alarm During Stabbing Spree Posts Hospital Selfie

Originally posted 04/09/2014 02:00PM

Hashtag this Instagram post: #lifesaver.

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Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 12:30PM

Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:15AM

An 85-year-old nursing home patient was the victim of "disgraceful sexual perversion" when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will at the suburban West Babylon, N.Y., facility, an attorney for the woman's family said Tuesday.

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8-Year-Old Who Inspired College Basketball Star Adreian Payne Has Died

8-Year-Old Who Inspired College Basketball Star Adreian Payne Has Died

Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:30AM

Lacey Holsworth, the inspiring 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne, has died.

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Serious Injuries Reported in Mass Stabbing at Pennsylvania High School

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 11:25AM

Up to 20 Injured in Stabbing at Pittsburgh-Area High School

Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:30AM

A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.

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