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84-Year-Old Man Walks 700 Miles to Raise Money for a Park in Memory of His Late Wife: 'I Wanted Something That Would Last'

84-Year-Old Man Walks 700 Miles to Raise Money for a Park in Memory of His Late Wife: 'I Wanted Something That Would Last'

Originally posted 08/31/2015 05:15PM

Eighty-four year old Dean Troutman spent his summer walking 700 miles through the towns in Illinois where he and his wife, Dorothy "Peggy" Troutman, shared precious memories throughout their 61-year marriage.

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5-Year Old Donates Stem Cells to Save the Life of Her Twin Brother: 'The Love They Have Is Now Even Stronger,' Says Mom

5-Year Old Donates Stem Cells to Save the Life of Her Twin Brother: 'The Love They Have Is Now Even Stronger,' Says Mom

Originally posted 08/31/2015 05:00PM

The question was poised carefully last January to Charlotte "Charlie" Godish, then 4: "Your brother is sick and to get better, he needs your blood cells," Brian and Jennifer Godish of Elgin, Illinois, told their shy and softspoken daughter. "We're wondering, how would you feel about helping him?"

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Washington Man Buys His Own Fire Truck to Fight Massive Wildfires: 'We Are in a Complete Disaster Zone'

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Washington Man Buys His Own Fire Truck to Fight Massive Wildfires: 'We Are in a Complete Disaster Zone'

Originally posted 08/31/2015 12:10PM

As the number of wildfires in Washington continue to grow, so does the cost to fight them. But one Brewster lawyer has taken the matter into his own hands.

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'The Boat That Saved 400': How One Man Saved Hundreds of Lives During the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Originally posted 08/29/2015 05:45PM

Every time Kenny Bellau talks about his experiences during Hurricane Katrina, a suppressed memory of the storm's devastation resurfaces, and the tenth-generation New Orleanian relives the nightmare that occurred in his beloved city 10 years ago.

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Fourth Train Attack Hero Speaks Out For First Time Since Horrific Attack: I Turned to My Wife and Said 'Hide Yourself'

Fourth Train Attack Hero Speaks Out For First Time Since Horrific Attack: I Turned to My Wife and Said 'Hide Yourself'

Originally posted 08/29/2015 05:40PM

After spending more than a week in a French hospital, undergoing treatment for gunshot wounds to the back and neck, Mark Moogalian has spoken out for the first time about his part in subduing the European train gunman, and the man who saved his life.

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Mark Moogalian Has Been Moved from ICU as He Continues to Heal from Gunshot to Back of Neck

Fourth American Paris Train Attack Hero on Road to Recovery After Being Shot 'Protecting His City'

Originally posted 08/28/2015 05:10PM

Mark Moogalian, the 51-year-old French-American professor, who was shot in the back of the neck while attempting to subdue a gunman aboard a Paris train last Friday, has been transferred from the ICU at a hospital in Lille, France, to a room in the regular hospital wing.

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Inside Train Hero Alek Skarlatos' Patriotic Past: 'He Thinks the World Should Be Just,' Says His Father

Inside Train Hero Alek Skarlatos' Patriotic Past: 'He Thinks the World Should Be Just,' Says His Father

Originally posted 08/28/2015 04:30PM

Army National Guard Specialist Aleksander "Alek" Skarlatos is a patriot to his core.

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'Captain America' Spencer Stone Lived up to His Nickname During Paris Train Attack: 'This Is What Courage Looks Like'

'Captain America' Spencer Stone Lived up to His Nickname During Paris Train Attack: 'This Is What Courage Looks Like'

Originally posted 08/28/2015 09:20AM

Airman First Class Spencer Stone's nickname during basic training was Captain America. And he lived up to that title when he stormed an armed terrorism suspect on a Paris-bound train last week.

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13-Year-Old Boy Keeps Dad Alive for More Than Two Days After Dad Is Struck by Boulder

13-Year-Old Boy Keeps Dad Alive for More Than Two Days After Dad Is Struck by Boulder

Originally posted 08/28/2015 08:50AM

A 13-year-old boy is being hailed a hero for saving his dad after he was struck and badly injured by a falling boulder in Idaho.

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