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California Girl Launches 48-Hour No Water Challenge to Spread Drought Awareness

California Girl Launches 48-Hour No Water Challenge to Spread Drought Awareness

Originally posted 06/12/2015 03:00PM

Morgan Boyd, an 11-year-old from Loomis, California, started a "no water" challenge asking Californians – celebrities included – to spend 48-hours without running water.

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Celebrities Rally to Help Hollywood Producer Cure His Daughters' Rare Brain Disease

Originally posted 06/11/2015 12:45PM

In March, movie producer Gordon Gray and his wife Kristen learned that both of their daughters suffer from an incredibly rare degenerative brain disorder for which there is no cure.

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School Nurse Mary Colver Improves the Health of Her Students Through Dance

Originally posted 06/11/2015 10:35AM

When Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" starts to play throughout the halls and classrooms of Little Fort Elementary School in Waukegan, Illinois, the children (and adults) know exactly what to do: dance!

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Florida Man Brings Mobile Showers to Homeless Community: 'They Come Out Looking Like a Million Bucks'

Florida Man Brings Mobile Showers to Homeless Community: 'They Come Out Looking Like a Million Bucks'

Originally posted 06/09/2015 02:15PM

Drew Broderick of North Fort Myers, Florida, knows firsthand how difficult it is to be homeless.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Advocates for Amputees: 'I Cry Endless Tears with Them'

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Advocates for Amputees: 'I Cry Endless Tears with Them'

Originally posted 06/05/2015 06:20PM

Before losing part of her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, Adrianne Haslet-Davis knew nothing about the thousands of American amputees unable to afford or access prosthetics – now she has dedicated her life to fighting for them.

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Staci Columbo Alonso Starts Shelter for Domestic Violence Survivors' Pets

Originally posted 06/04/2015 10:55AM

Six years ago, Trish Steffen grabbed her two dogs and her cat and fled an abusive relationship. She planned to live in her car in Las Vegas instead of giving up her pets to stay with friends or move into a homeless shelter.

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Texas Mom Raises $55,000 for Flood Victims with T-Shirts Memorializing Her Late Mother

Texas Mom Raises $55,000 for Flood Victims with T-Shirts Memorializing Her Late Mother

Originally posted 06/03/2015 05:25PM

When massive flooding devastated Texas, Lauren Flake – a mother of two and seventh generation Texan – knew she needed to help.

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Fifth-Graders Pledge to Look Out for Bullied Classmate with Special Needs

Originally posted 06/03/2015 02:45PM

Fifth-graders aren't exactly known for their angelic behavior, but five Minnesota boys have taken it upon themselves to stand up to one classmate's bullies.

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Firefighters Surprise Woman with New Roof After She Baked Them Treats for 13 Years

Firefighters Surprise Woman with New Roof After She Baked Them Treats for 13 Years

Originally posted 06/03/2015 01:55PM

Canadian resident Diane Duke brought special treats to her local fire station every week for 13 years, and this week the firefighters decided to give her a sweet treat of their own.

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