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13-Year-Old Reprimanded for Defending Classmate Against Knife-Wielding Bully
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Heroic Teen Reprimanded for Defending Classmate Against Knife-Wielding Bully

You might think that a young kid who tackles a knife-wielding bully would be hailed as a hero, but you'd be wrong. In Calgary, a 13-year-old was officially reprimanded for defending a classmate who was being threatened by a thug with a weapon.

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Dr. Ciampi

Doctor Revolutionizes Healthcare By No Longer Accepting Insurance

Dr. Michael Ciampi may very well be a hero for our times.

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Patrick Stewart
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Patrick Stewart Discusses Charity Work, Removes Any Doubt That He’s Awesome

A 'Star Trek' fan at Comicpalooza in Houston, Texas, got the chance to ask Sir Patrick Stewart what he thinks the most important work he's done outside of acting has been. It turned out to be a very good question, eliciting a nearly eight-minute response about Stewart's work to help women who are victims of violence and soldiers who suffer PTSD.

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Bone Cancer Survivor Has a Leg Trick You Have to See to Believe

Okay, we're not saying there's an upside to cancer, but this is pretty cool.

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Dog Tag

French Woman Returns Lost Dog Tags to WWII Veteran

It's nice to know not everyone just gets bills and postcards from embarrassing radio stations for their former roommates. Sometimes people get the surprise of a lifetime.

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Inspiring Man With Cerebral Palsy Works Out Like a Champ

Let this video be your inspiration/motivation for the day (or perhaps the rest of your life). Scott was born with cerebral palsy. Despite doctors telling his mother when he was a baby that he would be a "vegetable," Scott works out at the gym, and can lift bigger weights than we can. He also walks on a treadmill, which is more cardio than we've done in the past three years or so. 

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Chelesa Fearce

Homeless Girl Overcomes Odds to Be Named High School Valedictorian

Homework was never easy for Chelesa Fearce -- mostly because she didn't have a home to do it in.

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Frank Ventola

Hero Dad Goes Out to Buy Daughter Ice Cream, Winds Up Stopping Robbery

A good dad has proven to be an even better Good Samaritan.

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Actor Zach Galifianakis Finds Apartment and Pays Rent for Elderly Homeless Friend

Zach Galifianakis Saved an Elderly Woman From Homelessness

Turns out, Zach Galifianakis isn't just a great comedic actor, he's also one heck of a nice guy. After learning that an elderly woman he's known for years had become homeless, he generously found her a small apartment and started paying her rent. Aww!

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Kindly Customer Leaves $1,000 Tip So Waitress Can Visit Italy

Some days, you make more in tips than others.

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Teen Charity

Car Dealership Saves the Day for Teen Helping the Homeless

Sometimes a random act of kindness comes from a place you'd least expect. In Mariah Smith's case, help came from a random used car salesman.

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Steak n' Shake Tip

Steak ‘N Shake Server Gets a Whopping 7,000% Tip

CeCe Bruce had been working at a Steak n' Shake in Indiana for two years when she received the tip of a lifetime. After watching Bruce deal with some rude customers, a regular tipped $446 on her $5.96 check -- that's a 7,000 percent tip.

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Prom Heroes

Prom-Bound Seniors Stop Limo to Save Car Crash Victims

A group of teens had a legendary prom night, for a rather unusual reason. They didn't set a new high school keg stand record -- they stopped on the way to the dance to rescue some people who were in a car accident.

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Baseball Team
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High School Baseball Team Lifts Up Car to Save Trapped Girl

If the Valley High School baseball team in Sacramento, California is as clutch on the field as it is off of it, it may very well win a championship.

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Charles Ramsey

Charles Ramsey Rescues Missing Women, Becomes Internet Hero

Charles Ramsey is a hero after freeing three women who had been kidnapped and held captive by his neighbor for 10 years. The Cleveland, Ohio man has also quickly become a viral video star after giving a series of descriptive interviews about the rescue.

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