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Posted on June 14 2018

Why It Pays to Be Hungry

Les Brown is considered to be one of the greatest speakers the world has ever seen. But growing up labelled 'educable mentally retarded' made it virtually impossible for him to get there. Young, ready, and hungry, Les Brown reveals how he scored his dream job in the most impossible way.

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Posted on June 07 2018

The Bakery That Specializes In Second Chances

After serving his time, Dion desperately searched for a job to keep him alive and out of jail. No one would hire him — until Greyston Bakery, a company with a unique hiring policy, changed his life when they gave him the second chance he desperately needed.

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Posted on May 31 2018

4-Year-Old Superhero has the Power to Feed the Homeless

Austin Perine may look like your average 4-year-old. But once a week, he turns into his alter ego: a superhero set on feeding as many homeless people as possible.

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Posted on May 24 2018

Paying It Forward With Pizza

This is no ordinary pizzeria. At Rosa’s, customers can do something very unique: pay forward slices of $1 pizza for those in need with Post-It Notes.

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Posted on May 17 2018

Giving Artists With Disabilities a Space to Thrive

Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, California, is the world’s first and largest nonprofit center dedicated to giving artists with disabilities the space to let their talents shine. Since 1974, the center has served hundreds of artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities who lacked formal education in the arts.

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Posted on May 10 2018

City Cheers Up Sick Kids With Good Night Lights

For one sparkling minute each night, the city of Providence, Rhode Island, sends a blinking goodnight message to sick kids. Young patients at Hasbro Children’s Hospital use flashlights to return the greeting.

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Posted on May 03 2018

15-Year-Old Beat a Rare Disease to Become a Competitive Cyclist

Most competitive cyclists don't wear a backpack that keeps them alive as they race. But most competitive cyclists are not like Hannah Jordan.

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Posted on April 26 2018

Retired Doctors Treat Patients For Free

In this doctor's office every patient that has an appointment pays the same price: $0. All doctors, nurses, and staff work year-round for free and see an average of 5,000 patients a year. Without this incredible staff, some people would never have the opportunity to get a doctors appointment.

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Posted on April 19 2018

The Incredible Athletes of Sierra Leone’s Amputee Soccer Club

These athletes have lost limbs from land mines that were planted during the country's violent civil war, but that hasn’t stopped them from playing the game that renews their spirit.

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Posted on April 12 2018

How a search for a missing wallet ended up changing lives

When a bar owner decided to help his customer find her wallet, with her wedding ring inside, he never could have guessed where the journey would take him.

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