Slice of Life

Heart Attack Survivor Crosses Race Finish Line 50 Days Late

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A Virginia man celebrated the completion of a race he started 50 days ago on Sunday.  Bill Hughes had participated in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue...

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    Window Washers Dress up as Superheroes to Clean Windows of Children’s Hospital

    The University of Missouri Children’s hospital gave young patients a pleasant surprise on May 26. Superheroes could be seen suspended outside their windows—and washing them. The window... Read more

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    Marine Dad Celebrates Holidays Early With Son Before Deployment

    A Marine dad will be deployed for the first time since his 3-year-old son was born. Knowing that he would be missing all of the... Read more

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    Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, Uses His Own Maneuver for the First Time on Choking Person

    Dr. Henry Heimlich, 96, used the Heimlich maneuver he invented to help a choking person on May 23. It was the first time in his life... Read more

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    Contestants D-A-B-B-I-N-G During the Spelling Bee

    ESPN captured spelling bee contestants from Scripps National Spelling Bee in Harbor, Md., “dabbing” after their answers on the night of May 25—as if on cue,... Read more

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    The Real Story Behind the Children’s Book ‘Love You Forever’

    “Love You Forever,” the popular children’s book, has a somber story behind it, according to the book’s author. Penned by Robert Munsch and illustrated by Sheila... Read more

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    Son Captures Photo of Parents on Life Support Before Father Dies

    The moment Jim and Cindy Mininni met one another, they fell in love and were inseparable for the past 24 years. A photo of the... Read more

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    Parents Find 12-Year-Old Deceased Daughter’s Letter to Herself

    A teenage girl’s letter to herself before she died is a heartbreaking reminder that life, sometimes, is all too short. Tim and Mary Ellen Smith’s... Read more

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    Girl Scouts Build ‘Magic’ Playhouse for Girl Who Had a Heart Transplant

    Hannah Mae Campbell is a very lucky girl … or very unlucky, depending on how you look at it.  She’s the only known survivor of Diffuse Rhabdomyomatosis, a disease... Read more

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    Teen Escorts Terminally-ill Mother to Prom

    An Idaho teen took his mother to prom last month, worried that the terminally-ill woman wouldn’t live to see him at his wedding.  Dylan Huffaker’s mother,... Read more

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    Seven-Year-Old Boy Sends Adorable Letter Applying to Be Soccer Team’s Manager

    The confidence and boldness of a 7-year-old Scottish boy has charmed the internet. After learning that his local soccer team and Scottish Cup winner—Inverness Caledonian Thistle... Read more

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    Teacher Calls African-Inspired Dress ‘Tacky’ for Prom, Teen Wears It Anyway

    A teacher at a high school in Cleveland, Ohio, apparently told a student that her African-themed gown was too “tacky for [the] prom,” but the teen wore... Read more

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    A Pair of Glasses Left on the Museum Floor Was Mistaken for Art

    A number of visitors to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art were tricked into thinking that a pair of glasses was an art exhibit, when... Read more

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    Father-to-Be Reveals Stress of Infertility, Miscarriage in Viral Pregnancy Announcement

    Dan Majesky, a soon-to-be father, spoke about the difficulties of trying to conceive a child in a viral Facebook post. According to the Centers for... Read more

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    Formerly Homeless Woman Graduates College While Caring for Two Brothers

    On Tuesday, May 24, Bianca Jeannot, 22, graduated with a bachelor’s in English and a certificate in forensic’s science from the College of New Rochelle.  Her... Read more

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    Woman Fights Fear of Cancer’s Return by Giving Unconditional Love to Strangers

    Diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, Dr. Shamanie Thompson, 40, of Minneapolis, had become fearful that her cancer would return—after all, her doctor told... Read more

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    Video: 6-Month-Old Baby Skis Across Lake in Florida, Parents Say She Broke Record

    A 6-month-old girl in Florida may have set a record for water skiing.   The baby, Zyla St. Onge, is seen in a video posted... Read more

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