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Heroes Among Us: Georgia Teens Help the Homeless – with Flip-Flops!

Heroes Among Us

Flip Flop Drop Provides Shower Shoes to the Homeless in Georgia

Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:50PM

Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens – they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.

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Heroes Among Us: How One Woman's Hospital Gowns Are Changing Everything for Patients

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Brenda Jones Create Unique Hospital Gowns for Ailing Women

Originally posted 07/17/2014 01:45PM

When Brenda Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, she used her experience to create what she calls her "Vera Wang moment."

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How a Texas Firefighter Saved the Life of a Chihuahua Trapped Inside a Burning RV

Texas Firefighter Brings Dead Dog Back to Life – Using CPR!

Originally posted 07/16/2014 07:45PM

Yvette Childers was driving to work in her RV one afternoon earlier this month, when the hood started smoking.

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Heroes Among Us: Couple Campaigns to End Drunk Driving in Honor of Their Son

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Bill & Muriel Elliott Help Crack Down on Drunk Drivers to Honor Their Son

Originally posted 07/03/2014 04:45PM

The knock on the door that changed Bill and Muriel Elliott's life forever came at 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2000.

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Heroes Among Us: Boy Sells Lemonade to Buy Wheelchairs for Hundreds

Heroes Among Us

Zack Francom Sells Lemonade to Buy Wheelchairs for Those Who Need Them

Originally posted 06/26/2014 01:00PM

When life gives you lemons, you can do much more than make lemonade, says Zack Francom.

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Houston Jogger Finds Missing Baby in a Field Following Carjacking

UpdatePosted 06/24/2014 05:00PM

Houston Jogger Finds Missing Baby in a Field Following Carjacking

Originally posted 06/24/2014 02:35PM

A mother's worst nightmare came to a joyous end Monday morning when a jogger discovered a missing infant crying alone in a field hours after a thief stole the car the baby was sleeping in while her mom watched in horror.

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

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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

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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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