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The Inspiring Reason This Fighter Pilot Honors Memorial Day All Year Long

Originally posted 05/26/2016 11:10AM

Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine

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College Sophomore Who Survived Two Separate Plane Crashes That Killed His Family Speaks Out: 'You Have to Be Tough’

Austin Hatch, Survivor of Two Separate Plane Crashes That Killed His Family, Speaks Out: 'You Have to Be Tough’

Originally posted 05/25/2016 10:55AM

At just 21 years old, Austin Hatch has already experienced a lifetime of losses.

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Tulsa Semi-Truck Driver Puts His Own Life in Danger When He Deliberately Crashes Vehicle to Save Bystanders

Originally posted 05/25/2016 10:30AM

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Former Shooting Victim Returns to Hospital That Saved Him – as a Doctor! 'I Wanted to Pay It Forward,' He Says

Former Shooting Victim Returns to Hospital That Saved Him – as a Doctor! 'I Wanted to Pay It Forward,' He Says

Originally posted 05/17/2016 03:40PM

A Michigan college student who was shot and almost died during an attempted robbery nine years ago is about to be back in the same hospital where he spent almost two months recovering – only this time he'll be wearing doctor's scrubs instead of a patient's hospital gown.

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NBA Star Kevin Durant Hailed 'Hometown Hero' After Clearing Path for Ambulance in Oklahoma

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NBA Star Kevin Durant Hailed 'Hometown Hero' After Clearing Path for Ambulance in Oklahoma

Originally posted 05/17/2016 02:25PM

NBA superstar Kevin Durant is receiving another piece of hardware to add to his awards collection – but this time it's for the athlete's selfless good deed.

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Formerly Homeless 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Closes Business in Order to Help People in Shelters: 'It's My Way of Saying Thank You'

Formerly Homeless 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Closes Business in Order to Help People in Shelters: 'It's My Way of Saying Thank You'

Originally posted 05/17/2016 02:15PM

A formerly homeless teen entrepreneur has closed his designer bath products business in order to focus entirely on making and donating soaps to people with nowhere to live.

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Rookie Police Officer Helps Deliver Newborn During Traffic Jam on North Carolina Interstate: 'We Caught the Baby!'

Rookie Police Officer Helps Deliver Newborn During Traffic Jam on North Carolina Interstate: 'We Caught the Baby!'

Originally posted 05/10/2016 02:10PM

Taelor Johnson was just two weeks from her due date, and after spending hours writhing in pain on her couch, she finally grabbed her mom and 4-year-old daughter and headed to the hospital at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday morning.

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California Cross-Country Coach Returns to His Gang-Ridden Neighborhood to Give Kids a Running Start on Life: 'They're Capable of More'

Originally posted 04/28/2016 12:25PM

  Growing up in San Fernando, California, Jesus Bruno never expected to go to college. Between working three jobs and helping to raise his two younger brothers, just finishing high school was looking like a long shot.

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