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anika lori, YouTube • Fri 2016 Oct 21, 12:50am

A San Antonio, Texas family is thanking a young man for saving a little girl from a heartbreaking moment.

Addie Rodriguez, 9, was performing at a football game at Central Catholic High School when the other cheerleaders on her squad were joined by their fathers and lifted onto their shoulders.

But Addie's father wasn't there. He'd deployed for training in California the previous day, and her mother had missed the memo about the parent day ceremony.…

Video: 1:23
Kate Raddatz, CBS Minnesota • Tue 2016 Jan 19, 6:44pm

A Twin Cities great-grandfather is getting a lot of attention for a video showing him shoveling his neighbor’s sidewalk. … “I’ve always been active, always doing something,” St. Paul resident Richard Mann said.… Mann says he was just doing his neighbor a favor and not expecting anything in return, just as he was taught growing up.…

Sara Vallone, IJ Review • Sat 2016 Jan 2, 9:48pm

…the family was trying to make it home to Tennessee to attend their father’s funeral. …the family watched as their plane slowly made its way towards the runway. The airline worker told them there was nothing they could do. …Rick, standing in the window, caught the pilot’s attention — he was screaming, crying and waving his hands. But the pilot tells Fox 10 that he didn’t need an explanation, “he saw the tears, the sadness, the desperation on their faces.”…

Star Bright
Andrew Dys, Herald Online • Sat 2015 Nov 7, 8:48am

…When the only choice for little La’Darious Wylie was save himself or save his 7-year-old sister as a car bore down on them, La’Darious did not blink. He did not stop. He did not falter.

The tiny boy with the huge heart saved his sister.…

As Nickarama rightly noted, "no greater love…."
Claire Healy, Irish Mirror • Wed 2015 Aug 12, 8:31am

…"I was just on my way to the American sweet shop to buy some Gatorade, when I saw this guy in his 30s sitting on the ledge of the bridge. I just thought, 'wow...'.

"I stopped and asked him if he was okay, but I knew from the look in his eyes he wasn't, and he didn't say anything either, but I saw tears coming from his eyes.

"I pleaded with him for a while to come down and sit on the steps, and eventually he did. We sat on the sidewalk on the south side of the Liffey and talked for about 45 minutes, about what was happening to him, why was he feeling that way..."

Read it to find out what happened.
Helaina Hovitz, Good News Network • Wed 2015 Aug 12, 8:27am

…Josh and his fellow workers begin every day in the railroad yard across the street from Leonard’s run-down home in Pendleton, Oregon.

One day last month, Josh overhead some kids making rude remarks about how the house should just “be burned down” because it was in such bad shape. Leonard overhead them, too, and looked visibly hurt.

Determined to erase that hurt with something positive, Josh asked a few fellow railroaders to help out.… Worried he wouldn’t have enough helping hands with only a week’s notice, Josh posted his plea on Facebook. “The post blew up like wildfire,” and was shared more than 6,000 times.

One week later, more than 100 people showed up to help paint, and others sent donations of money, food and drinks.… • Tue 2009 Jun 16, 10:07pmlooked in the La Bamba bag and found two bundles of cash totaling $5,000, along with a bank deposit slip. The money had been dropped accidentally by a La Bamba manager who had meant to take it to the bank…. She told the driver what she had found… she said the cabdriver began acting strangely, insisting that the money should be taken to a cab stand, and drove Narsete around and around, running up the fare. "He wouldn't let me out of the car…."