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Heroes Among Us: Minnesota Woman Gives Moms in Crisis Supplies for Their Newborns

Heroes Among Us

Deb O'Halloran Gives Struggling New Moms and Their Babies Much-Needed Supplies

Originally posted 06/19/2014 04:40PM

When single mom Theresa Wilson worried about getting the things she needed for her newborn girl – relief and much-needed assistance came from a stranger.

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Couple Plans Dream Wedding Four Years After Drunk Driver Delayed Engagement

Oregon Couple Planning Dream Wedding Four Years After a Drunk Driver Delayed Their Plans

Originally posted 06/18/2014 02:25PM

Last summer, McKenzie Yeoman set up a fundraising site so her sister, Kelcie, could have her dream Disney wedding to Larry Ragsdale, her high school sweetheart.

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Heroes Among Us: Montana Man Sends Teens Who Pledge Sobriety to College

Heroes Among Us

Leo McCarthy Sends Teens Who Pledge Sobriety to College

Originally posted 06/12/2014 06:30PM

Leo McCarthy's world was shattered with one phone call late on a crisp October night in 2007.

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Grieving Mom Hugs Daughter's Killer; Helps Him Get a Lighter Sentence

Grieving Mom Forgives Her Daughter's Killer, Helps Him Get Lighter Sentence

Originally posted 06/12/2014 05:45PM

Two years ago, Ady Guzman-DeJesus suffered an unimaginable loss.

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Seattle School Shooting Hero Jon Meis Asks for Donations to Go to Survivors

Seattle School Shooting Hero Jon Meis Asks for Donations to Go to Survivors

Originally posted 06/12/2014 03:00PM

When the public caught wind of Seattle school shooting hero Jon Meis's June 21 wedding, the reaction was instantaneous.

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College Softball Team Wins Title for Teen Who Died of Cancer

Inspired by Teen Who Died of Cancer, University of Florida Softball Team Wins National Title

Originally posted 06/11/2014 05:25PM

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How a Wounded Teacher Saved Lives in the Oregon School Shooting

Wounded Teacher Likely Saved Lives in Oregon School Shooting

Originally posted 06/11/2014 04:30PM

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Seattle Student Who Took Down Campus Shooter Called a Hero

Seattle Student Who Subdued Campus Shooter with Pepper Spray Hailed as Hero

Originally posted 06/06/2014 11:40AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr A senior engineering student who was a building monitor at Seattle Pacific University is being called a hero in the aftermath of a school shooting Thursday that left one dead and three injured.

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Heroes Among Us: Ohio Woman Gives Lifesaving Swimming Lessons to Inner-City Kids

Heroes Among Us

Wanda Butts Teaches Inner-City Kids in Ohio How to Swim

Originally posted 06/05/2014 01:35PM

It never occurred to Wanda Butts that her only son, Josh, needed swimming lessons.

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Shari Williams Reunites with Stranger Who Saved Her Daughter's Life

Shari Williams Reunites with Stranger Who Saved Her Daughter's Life

Originally posted 06/04/2014 05:55PM

It was a mother's worst nightmare.

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