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When They Found This Little Boy, He Weighed Less Than 20 Pounds. Today, He’s A Fighter!

A case of child abuse is reported once every ten seconds in the United States. Each year, an estimated 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies, and the number of daily fatalities caused by child abuse in the U.S. ranges from four to seven. Some cases are never reported because the children are too young to know what’s going on or are otherwise unable to come forward. Lucky for six-year-old Giovanni Eastwood, he was saved just before he became another child abuse statistic. When police discovered Giovanni “Govi”…

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This Autistic Boy Waits On The Garbage Man Every Day. You Have to See What He Just Did.

Last week, an advocacy group for individuals with autism, Autism Speaks, posted the most wonderful video. A 5 year-old boy with autism named Daniel absolutely loves garbage trucks. Watching the trash collectors from EJ Harrison & Sons come by is one of his favorite things to do. So when one kind-hearted trash collector decided to stop and give Daniel a surprise, the little boy lit up like a Christmas tree. (Video is at the bottom of the page) Daniel used to fear the trash collectors, but with some coaxing from…

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From The Very First To The Very Last, These 30 Photos Will Stick With You. Wow…

Here are 30 pictures that have been going viral on the internet, and they all have one awesome thing in common: they will restore your faith and hope in humanity and this world of ours. With so many terrible stories in the news lately, we hope this list of acts of kindness puts a huge smile on your face. Check them out. Having a bad day? Then have a free rainbow from Meg. A 14-year-old left this message in the snow on the roof of a carpark opposite the hospital…

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After She Fell Ill With Cancer, These Soldiers Did Everything In Their Power To Help

Elizabeth Laird — known as “The Hug Lady” — has made it her personal mission to hug every returning soldier in the Fort Hood community. Since 2003, Laird has hugged around 500,000 soldiers. But the warriors who love her recently got some bad news. Laird, who has been battling breast cancer for years, was just hospitalized due to complications. Her son put up a GoFundMe page to help pay for her medical expenses. They set a goal of $10,000, and within a week, they received over $74,000! It’s great to…

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Watch Thousands Of Surfers and Kayakers Paddle Out To Sea Together To Honor Their Dead Friend.

Thousands of people gathered in Newport Beach, California this weekend to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died last week while attempting to rescue a struggling swimmer. Carlson was a 15-year veteran of the Newport Beach Lifeguards and he became the first city lifeguard to die in the line of duty. City spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella said about 5,000 mourners and supporters watched from the pier and shore as about 2,500 people took boats and boards. They made their way out past the breakers where they formed a circle and chanted, “Ben,…

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An Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s Went Missing… But He Wasn’t Lost. Wait Til You See Where He Was.

Alzheimer’s disease is a terrible condition that steals away loved ones from us by destroying their minds. Over the years, they begin to forget who they are and who is around them. Although the mind may forget, the heart never does, and this touching story proves just that. Three years ago, Melvyn Amrine was diagnosed with the disease. Ever since then, he has faded away and his wife Doris lovingly took care of him. They had been married for 60 years. When he suddenly went missing, Doris was in a panic….

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14 Years After His Death, His Family Received A Note He Wrote To His Future Self

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7422b84ae’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118171_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_580d7422b84ae’); }); One of the assignments high school English teachers sometimes give is the opportunity for students to write notes to their future selves. It takes a lot of commitment to give students this task because those teachers have to mail their former students’ letters one, five, or 10 years later. Daryl Hutchins was one of these dedicated teachers. Hutchins asked his students to write notes predicting their futures and the…

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An 8 Year-Old Boy Completed A Triathlon And Brought His Brother Along.

When 8-year-old Noah wanted to participate in his hometown’s mini-triathlon for kids, he didn’t want to cross the starting line without his best friend and brother, 6-year-old Lucas. The duo does everything together, so it only made sense to Noah that this should be no different. Unfortunately, Lucas was born with lissencephaly, a rare genetic condition that leaves him unable to walk, talk, or eat on his own. But that didn’t stop Noah from bringing Lucas along for the ride. The young athlete spoke to the local news about why he wanted his little brother…

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He Was Taking A Ride Through The Woods When He Noticed A Small White Box…

A motorcycle enthusiast by the name of Warosumen was taking a ride when he noticed something odd. The forest trail he was using was very isolated, so when he came upon a white cardboard box, it seemed very out of place. He stopped to investigate, but what he found inside broke his heart. As he got close to the box, a small kitten poked its head out of a hole in the top. Then, he struggled to get free. YouTube The man opened up the box, only to find six…

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After His Dad Died, He Was Cleaning The House And Found A Devastatingly Sweet Note

Some people believe romance is dead… In the age of online dating, apps, and “hookup culture,” many people feel the days of love letters and grand romantic gestures are gone. There are no more great love stories, they say. While that’s all up for debate, you certainly can’t claim that romance is completely dead when you see this. While cleaning out his father’s old house after he passed away, Imgur user ButAnywayHeresWonderwall found a secret note under a bench. His dad had built the bench for his mom long ago,…

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