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Heroes Among Us: Man with Cystic Fibrosis Runs Marathons 'Because I Can'

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Man with Cystic Fibrosis Runs Marathons to Raise Money for the Cause

Originally posted 10/09/2014 02:30PM

Steve Bell loves marathons.

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Parents Close In on Goal to Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Parents Close In on Goal: Raise $2.5 Million to Save Their Sick Daughter's Life

Originally posted 10/08/2014 11:55AM

At first glance, Eliza O'Neill looks and acts like a typical 4-year-old girl – except that with every passing day, she is slowly losing her ability to speak, eat and walk.

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Heroes Among Us: Washington Couple Feeds the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

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Heroes Among Us: Mike and Jessica Kovac Serve Meals to the Homeless – Under a Bridge!

Originally posted 10/02/2014 04:00PM

Eight years ago, high school sweethearts Mike and Jessica Kovac were on the verge of divorcing after 17 years of financial hardship, medical problems and dealing with personal issues from adultery to alcoholism.

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NFL's Devon Still Prepares His Daughter for Cancer Surgery – with Laughter

Watch NFL Player Devon Still Give His Daughter a Pep Talk Before Cancer Surgery

Originally posted 09/27/2014 04:20PM

Devon Still's 4-year-old daughter came through her cancer surgery beautifully on Thursday – thanks, in part, to a pre-surgery pep talk by her dad.

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UpdatePosted 09/25/2014 08:45PM

Kelcie and Larry Ragsdale Finally Get Their Dream Wedding

Originally posted 09/25/2014 07:20PM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr It took more than four years, a private fundraising campaign by a relative – and a miracle or two – but Kelcie Yeoman and Larry Ragsdale finally got their dream wedding at Disneyland in California.

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VIDEO: Watch Kid Rapper MattyB Defend His Sister Who Has Down Syndrome

Kid Rapper MattyB Defends Sister with Down Syndrome in New Video

Originally posted 09/25/2014 07:05PM

Over the years, pint-sized rapper MattyB has built quite a following online.

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Heroes Among Us: Arkansas Woman Fights for Justice for Her Brother – And Wins!

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Valerie Wood-Harber Got Justice for Her Brother – and Other Disabled Kids

Originally posted 09/25/2014 03:45PM

Valerie Wood-Harber remembers the phone call like it was yesterday.

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Mayors Across the Country Fill Backpacks with Food for Hungry Children

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Mayors in 55 Cities Fill Backpacks with Food for Hungry Children

Originally posted 09/19/2014 06:15PM

Thousands of students across the country this weekend will bring home backpacks filled not just with textbooks, but with plenty of food to carry them through to Monday.

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Nine-Months-Pregnant Woman Chases After Her Mugger – and Then Delivers

Pregnant Michigan Woman Chases After Her Mugger – and Then Delivers

Originally posted 09/19/2014 03:15PM

At nine months pregnant, Kristen Thompson must have looked like an easy mark to the mugger.

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