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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

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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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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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