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Vickie Walker, Whose Husband Was Murdered, Gives 'Cans of Comfort' to Other Violent-Crime Victims

Originally posted 04/30/2015 02:40PM

It was just another father-and-son outing for Jeff Walker and his 16-year-old son A.J.

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Heroes Among Us: Missouri Woman Runs a Store Where Everything Is Free for Needy Families

Originally posted 04/23/2015 03:30PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4191573876001" "" "" "auto"] In September 2012, Andrea Berdine was standing in a resale shop checkout line in her hometown of Hollister, Missouri, when she witnessed an exchange that brought her to tears.

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UpdatePosted 04/23/2015 11:00AM

Meet the Former Baseball Star Who Turned His Personal Tragedy into a Personal Triumph

Originally posted 04/16/2015 12:30PM

Cory Hahn was California's Mr. Baseball.

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Unknown Hero Who Saved Man from Car Hanging over a Cliff Has Come Forward

Originally posted 04/17/2015 04:00PM

Jason Warnock was truly in the right place at the right time.

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Les Mahler Helps Kids with Cancer

Originally posted 04/16/2015 11:10AM

In 2007, Les Maher's doctor gave him devastating news.

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Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby Due Any Day Now!

Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby by Surrogate Due Any Day Now!

Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:20PM

Her first child due any day now, Rachelle Friedman Chapman and husband Chris Chapman don't let their cell phones out of their sight.

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Mom of Boy Facing 53rd Surgery: Fundraising Campaign Is Jeopardizing His Medical Benefits

Originally posted 04/10/2015 05:55PM

The mother of a 14-year-old boy who made a touching video to help his mom pay for his 53rd surgery is beyond grateful for the outpouring of support for her son Austin, she tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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Boy Not Expected to Live a Year Makes Video to Help Mom Pay for His 53rd Surgery

Originally posted 04/09/2015 01:00PM

Doctors thought Austin Niehus, who was born with Goldenhar syndrome, a rare genetic disease that causes facial deformities, wouldn't live to see his first birthday.

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Meet the 8-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Her Leg – but Kept Her Dance Dream Alive

Originally posted 04/09/2015 10:35AM

Halfway through a recent ballet recital, Alissa Sizemore, 8, decided to show friends and family in Vernal, Utah, exactly why she chose Colbie Caillat's ballad Try – a song about feeling beautiful despite imperfections – for her first solo performance since a terrible accident changed her life last May.

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Brooke Thomas Gives Away 1,000 Lunches a Week to Needy Kids

Originally posted 04/09/2015 09:15AM

Brooke Thomas remembers being just seven while going through the lunch line at Centennial Elementary School in Dade City, Florida, and catching her friends staring at her full tray.

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