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Heroes Among Us: Illinois Woman Gets Companies to Use Special-Needs Models in Ads

Heroes Among Us

Katie Driscoll is Changing the Face of Advertising – with Special-Needs Models

Originally posted 08/21/2014 06:00PM

Katie Driscoll calls it a campaign – but others might call it a crusade.

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New York Community Rallies Around Little Boy Fighting Neuroblastoma

New York Community Rallies Around Little Boy Fighting Neuroblastoma

Originally posted 08/14/2014 08:50AM

When Padraig Crowley first started complaining that his stomach hurt late last month, his mom didn't think anything of it.

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Two U.S. Patients with Ebola Being Brought to Georgia for Treatment

Two U.S. Patients with Ebola Being Brought to Georgia for Treatment

Originally posted 08/01/2014 07:30PM

Two Americans who have been fighting the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia are being transported to the United States for treatment in the next several days, the state department said Friday.

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Heroes Among Us: Army Major Brings Boy Scouts to Afghan Kids

Heroes Among Us

Army Major Creates Boy Scout Troops for Children in Afghanistan

Originally posted 07/31/2014 05:45PM

Arriving in Afghanistan in 2010, U.S. Army Maj. Glenn Battschinger, homesick for his two Eagle Scout sons, knew right away how to make a difference.

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Heroes Among Us: Georgia Teens Help the Homeless – with Flip-Flops!

Heroes Among Us

Flip Flop Drop Provides Shower Shoes to the Homeless in Georgia

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:50PM

Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens – they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.

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Heroes Among Us: How One Woman's Hospital Gowns Are Changing Everything for Patients

Heroes Among Us

Brenda Jones Create Unique Hospital Gowns for Ailing Women

Originally posted 07/17/2014 01:45PM

When Brenda Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, she used her experience to create what she calls her "Vera Wang moment."

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How a Texas Firefighter Saved the Life of a Chihuahua Trapped Inside a Burning RV

Texas Firefighter Brings Dead Dog Back to Life – Using CPR!

Originally posted 07/16/2014 07:45PM

Yvette Childers was driving to work in her RV one afternoon earlier this month, when the hood started smoking.

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Heroes Among Us: Couple Campaigns to End Drunk Driving in Honor of Their Son

Heroes Among Us

Bill & Muriel Elliott Help Crack Down on Drunk Drivers to Honor Their Son

Originally posted 07/03/2014 04:45PM

The knock on the door that changed Bill and Muriel Elliott's life forever came at 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2000.

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Heroes Among Us: Boy Sells Lemonade to Buy Wheelchairs for Hundreds

Heroes Among Us

Zack Francom Sells Lemonade to Buy Wheelchairs for Those Who Need Them

Originally posted 06/26/2014 01:00PM

When life gives you lemons, you can do much more than make lemonade, says Zack Francom.

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Houston Jogger Finds Missing Baby in a Field Following Carjacking

UpdatePosted 06/24/2014 05:00PM

Houston Jogger Finds Missing Baby in a Field Following Carjacking

Originally posted 06/24/2014 02:35PM

A mother's worst nightmare came to a joyous end Monday morning when a jogger discovered a missing infant crying alone in a field hours after a thief stole the car the baby was sleeping in while her mom watched in horror.

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