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Utah Father of Five Starts Foundation for Moms With Postpartum Depression in Honor of His Late Wife

Originally posted 09/29/2016 11:30AM

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Why One Hospital Psychologist Decided She Wanted a Boy with Leukemia to Be Her Son, Not Her Patient: 'He Needs a Mom'

Originally posted 09/15/2016 11:50AM

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Firefighter and 3-Time Cancer Survivor Travels Across the U.S. to Help Firefighters and 9/11 Responders with Cancer

Originally posted 09/08/2016 12:30PM

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How a Family Friend Is Keeping Tyler Clementi's Memory Alive in His Fight to End Bullying: 'I Had to Do Something'

Originally posted 09/01/2016 04:50PM

  Perhaps one of the greatest tributes to Tyler Clementi is from a family friend he only knew casually.

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California Woman Spends $50,000 of Her Own Money to Help Over 200 Injured Homeless Dogs Receive the Care They Need

Originally posted 08/25/2016 04:50PM

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Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Hero Nurse Falls 75 Feet Trying to Help Car Crash Victims – and Says She'd Do it Again

Originally posted 08/09/2016 01:00PM

The morning of Aug. 3 started off a bit odd for Angela Weir, because she and her husband Chris were headed to the gym at 5 a.m. – not something they are prone to do. And it just got odder from there.

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8-Year-Old Boy Starts a Bakery to Buy a House for Himself and His Mom

8-Year-Old Boy Starts a Bakery to Buy a House for Himself and His Mom

Originally posted 08/08/2016 04:20PM

An 8-year-old California boy who loves to bake is cooking up big plans for his family, one confection at a time.

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Homeless Georgia Teen Who Biked 6 Hours to College and Slept in Tent Receives $180K in Donations

Originally posted 07/20/2016 11:00AM

It's been a whirlwind week for Fred Barley, the 19-year-old homeless biology major who pedaled 60 miles in the high-90s Georgia heat and humidity on his little brother’s borrowed 20-inch bicycle, loaded down with two duffel bags, two gallons of water and a folded-up tent.

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Miami Couple Vows to Save Kids' Lives One Swim Lesson at a Time After Their Son Drowns

Originally posted 07/14/2016 12:15PM

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Veterans and At-Risk Chicago Teens Team up to Make a Change

Originally posted 07/01/2016 11:20AM

When Joel Taboada returned home to Chicago, Illinois after 12 years and four tours in the military, he found the youth of his hometown steeped in the same violence he had just escaped.

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