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Grieving dad helps kids get to chemo

Story highlights

  • Richard Nares organizes free rides to the hospital for poor children with cancer

  • Many children and their families find it difficult to get reliable, affordable transportation

  • Nares lost his own son, Emilio, to leukemia in 2000: “It’s like he’s still with me”

For many children fighting cancer, it can be extremely tough to make it to their chemotherapy appointments.

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The Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman Raises $227,000 for Victims

James Shaw Jr. exuded modesty in the hours and days after he wrested an assault rifle from a gunman at a Nashville Waffle House restaurant. And in his efforts to help the shooting victims, he set what turned out to be a modest fund-raising goal: $15,000.

Just two weeks later, though, Mr. Shaw’s GoFundMe has raised more than 15 times that amount — about $227,000 as of Monday night.

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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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