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The Human Zoo

Selfless… Antonina and husband Jan at the zoo

AS shells thudded down on the zoo, parrots flew screeching from burning cages with their wings engulfed in flames.

Panicked zebras careered into surrounding streets, their stripes streaked with blood.

Kasia the elephant was killed immediately, her huge body lying amid the mangled, torn bodies of giraffes, antelopes and apes.

It was September 1939 and Warsaw Zoo bore the full force Nazi bombardment as Poland was invaded.

But in its ruins, the couple who ran the city’s attraction saw a chance to turn its 75 acres of cages and pens into a sanctuary of a different kind.

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Mom donates 14 gallons of breast milk to NICU babies in need

 (CNN)There are plenty of ways moms use extra breast milk. They pump it, dump it, save it, bake with it or even drink it (though health experts definitely caution against this). Amanda Lanners, a South Dakota mom of four, decided to donate it instead.

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Homeless man who jumped into Thames to save woman’s life finds job as coffee cart barista

A homeless hero who jumped into the frozen Thames to save a woman from drowning has finally found a job that has taken him off the streets and given him a “chance to get his life back”. 

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Homeless Man Who Found $10K Check Gets Big Surprise

A homeless man who returned a $10,000 check to a New Haven business owner got a life-changing surprise.

Elmer Alvarez doesn’t have much, but he said he never doubted returning the $10,000 check he found was the right thing to do.

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Homeless woman given new shoes by kind Good Samaritan

The young man spotted the woman and quickly decided to rush off and buy her something to keep her feet warm as well as some food

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行善大使支援释囚更生44年

袁国栋:释囚和任何人一样,都应该获得改过的机会。(谢智扬摄)

新加坡行善运动秘书处总干事袁国栋博士自2011年以来扮演的行善大使角色给大家留下深刻印象,他多年来关怀、积极为释囚争取更生机会尤其令人感动。袁国栋与伙伴在40多年前成立释囚援助组织,后来发展为今日的新加坡更生团契,通过辅导与支援项目,为数千名释囚与他们的家人提供支持。袁国栋以不同的角色回馈社会,是去年总统志愿服务及慈善事业奖的个人奖得主之一。

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He came over and gave me a chance

Every day after work, car wash owner Shezad Zaman used to pass rough sleeper Kriss Wilkes. 

Mr Zaman decided he wanted to help Mr Wilkes get back on his feet after finding the 23-year-old begging on the street in Sparkbrook, Birmingham

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