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This Two-Legged Puppy Was Headed for the Pound Before It Was Given a Second Chance at Life

After being born with two fully-formed back legs and two under-formed front legs, Olivia found herself on the cusp of life and death. Nobody wanted to adopt her and she was dumped by her owner to be euthanized. But thankfully, numerous animal rescue centers stepped in to stop that from happening. And now Olivia is looking forward to a future full of possibilities.
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A Former California State Senator Has Four Daughters Who All Happen To be Pregnant at Exactly the Same Time

It's the kind of thing sisters pretend might happen when they're kids, but it very rarely comes true. These four biological sisters happened to find themselves pregnant all at the same time - and to top it all off, they're going to be giving birth within weeks of each other. It totally wasn't planned, but it has made their journey to motherhood all the more meaningful.
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This Couple Met in College and Fell Head Over Heels for Each Other, but They Soon Found Out Their Love Story Started Way Earlier

Every couple in the world has a romantic love story, in one way or another. Some people have fallen in love with their childhood sweethearts and some have fallen in love with their college crush. But what makes the story of Heidi Parker and Ed Savitt so special is the fact that they are both of those things to each other - but it took them a little while to notice it.
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An Opera Singer Delivered Her Own Baby in the Back Seat of a Car While Her Husband Was Behind the Wheel

An amazing woman from Briarcliff Manor, New York, has miraculously managed to deliver her own baby in the backseat of a car, completely by herself. Opera singer Emily Geller Hardman is 35 years old and was en route to a family wedding in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when she suddenly went into labor. She was still two weeks away from her due date, so neither she nor her husband were expecting it. "Statistically, most first-time labors are about 16 to 24 hours, so in my head we had plenty of time," Emily recalled. But as time would tell, that wasn't going to be the case for this mum-to-be.
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They Were Told They Couldn’t Marry at 15 Years Old, but Fate Brought Them Back Together 22 Years Later

Graeme Richardson and Helen Marshall first met when they were just 15 years old as high school students in Cumbria, UK. While they fell in love and couldn't imagine their lives with anyone else, their parents and school friends thought they were silly to get married so young. So, despite the fact that Graeme proposed, they were forced apart and went their separate ways. Until everything changed.
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This Teacher Selflessly Gave up His Shoes and Went Barefoot so His Student Could Graduate

Your high school graduation ceremony should be one of the most memorable and most exciting days of your life. You don your cap and gown, you wait for your name to be called, and you pick up your high school diploma after years of hard work and dedication. And while most people get to shake their principal's hand without a hitch, others haven't been quite so lucky. This was the case for 18-year-old Daverius Peters, a senior at Hahnville High School in Boutte, La. Luckily, his teacher stepped in.
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This Beekeeper Is Using Tik Tok to Show Just How Important Bees Are to the Environment

While some may assume that Tik Tok is full of trivial videos, professionals from all walks of life have started to use it to spread a message. Yes, from doctors, firefighters, politicians, and even beekeepers, they all have something to say. And this is certainly the case for Erika Thompson, a professional beekeeper from Texas. Since starting a beekeeping account on Tik Tok, she has been able to educate people on bees and their importance in the world.
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This 70-Year Old Grandfather Becomes the Oldest Person To Row Across the Atlantic and Raises $1.4 Million for Charity

Age is a strange concept. As you get older, the world expects you to leave excitement and new adventures behind. But is that really how we want to live our lives? It seems as though this grandfather is fighting back against this expectation. Instead, he's living by the notion that "age is just a number." In fact, at 70 years old he's now more active than ever and has broken the World Record to become the oldest person ever to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?: Photo Series Encourages Refugee Children to Pursue Their Dreams

Vincent Tremeau is a photographer like no other. This man's remarkable imaged are used to spark global change to humanistic issues, and we couldn't commend his hard work enough! One of the cameraman's biggest projects is named the "One Day, I Will" mission. In an attempt to get refugee children looking at life more positively, he captures these children dressed up for their desired profession. Here's a look at the impact his photographs have made over time.
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A Caring Man Adopts 7 Teens, Giving Them All a Second Chance in Life

60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
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