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High school senior creates ‘We Dine Together’ so no student eats alone

iStock/Thinkstock(BOCA RATON, Fla.) — One student at Boca Raton Community High School has created a new student group called “We Dine Together” so that no student has to eat alone at lunch. Denis Estimon immigrated to the U.S. from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when he was in the first grade. “There was a language barrier … and my mom was always working …

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Deputy helps girl build snowman while mom with cancer recuperates

iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, S.C. ) — A South Carolina deputy’s act of kindness brought a smile to a little girl’s face.Miyah Washington, 12, was building a snowman by herself when Chris Blanding of the Richland County Sheriff’s Office stopped his patrol car and offered to help. “I just thought that was so awesome that he would actually take the time out of …

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7-year-old boy paralyzed in car accident ‘dances’ again

Lyhoy Mansy(NEW YORK) — A young boy who was paralyzed by a car accident is ‘dancing’ again. Bruce Mansy, 7, of Fresno, California, was paralyzed from the waist down by a spinal cord injury that he suffered in a car accident on Sept. 17, 2016. The accident happened while Bruce was riding in a car with his father, Samuel, and …

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Dad and daughter transition together from mother and son

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For almost two years now, a father and daughter have been sharing the journey of transitioning from mother and son. Eric Maison, 39, began socially transitioning to become male in the fall of 2015, after his daughter Corey, 15, started her hormone treatment to become female. Maison’s medical transition began in 2016. “Corey’s bravery definitely inspired me …

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Hero cat named Grace saved couple from carbon monoxide poisoning

iStock/Thinkstock(REEDSBURG, Wis.) — Kevin and Annette Shanahan are lucky to be alive. One night last month Annette, of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, woke up in tremendous pain. “I had gotten up because I thought I was having a heart attack,” she told ABC News. “You’re so fuzzy you can’t make a reasonable thought. So I had gotten up and gotten to the …

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Georgia woman saves 23 lives by connecting kidney donors to those in need

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When doctors told a Georgia woman that her husband would likely die if he did not receive a kidney transplant, she turned to social media and made it her mission to find an eligible donor for him. Over the years she has connected recipients in need of kidneys with donors from across the country, saving at least …

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How long before your cosmetic products should be replaced?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Good Morning America teamed up with lifestyle expert April Franzino, the beauty director at Good Housekeeping magazine, to find out how long you can keep day-to-day products such as makeup and shampoo. Powdered makeup can last about two years before the colors begin to look a bit off, according to Franzino. “At that point you may start …

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St. Patrick’s Day tales from the emergency room

Ablestock.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Every March, millions of Americans don green garb, eat green food and drink green beer, all to celebrate a heritage that may not be theirs. On St. Patrick’s Day, emergency room staffers prepare themselves for an uptick in patients, likely with several of them injured themselves in some sort of hilarious calamity. It differs from holidays such …

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“Scandal” star Katie Lowes opens up about her personal battle with psoriasis

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Asking questions, being your own advocate and not becoming complacent are just a few things that actress Katie Lowes wants to instill in those suffering from psoriasis, or any other disease for that matter. The Scandal star, 35, spoke out for the first time on Thursday about her personal battle with the autoimmune disease that may be …

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