Gary Sinise Takes 1,000 Kids Of Fallen Service Members To Disney World

This is just Gary Sinise’s latest good act in conjunction with his foundation Actor Gary Sinise has made his career and life about so much more than just performing. Through his Gary Sinise Foundation he has done so much to support military families, veterans and first responders. The latest act came this week, as his foundation sent more than 1,000 kids of fallen service members to Disney World. Sinise says he knows gestures like these can’t bring back a kid’s

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The Holidays Are Dead To Me & Other Things That Make Me Happy

The holidays are dead to me.      Which is a big reason this is one of the best times of the year. By “dead,” I actually mean THE dead, as in those who have passed.      I love how they have a way of taking a seat at my holiday table. Something tells me they might be at yours, as well.      From the moment I pull my grandmother’s pressed glass serving pieces from the cabinet that came from great

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Couple Takes In 93 Year-Old WWII Veteran Who Escaped California Wildfire

WWII Veteran Lee Bundige was alone. Now, he’s family. Tracy Grant showed up to help evacuees of the Camp Fire in Northern California. She had no idea how that one simple act of kindness would change the course of her day and her life. Grant spotted WWII veteran Lee Bundige as she was handing out hamburgers. That’s when she noticed the 93-year-old man was alone. Grant owns a vintage store in Oroville, California. She knows a treasure when she see

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Those Were Not The Empty Nest Tears I Was Expecting

What really went down after I dropped off our youngest at college This was not the plan.      Not the plan for the plane at all.      “How do you think you’ll do?”      This question has come from multiple directions all summer long.      All in anticipation of what mothers around the world dread.      The Empty Nest.      I could’ve placed one hand across my heart and the other on a stack of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and answered entirely truthfully.      “I’m fine. Actually,” I’d

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How Five Brothers Overwhelm Their Sister On Her Wedding Day Will Have You Bawling

Trying to make up for the absence of their late father Kaley West’s brothers knew their sister would be missing out on a huge dream as part of her wedding.  She wouldn’t be able to have the traditional father-daughter dance. Kaley and her five brothers lost their dad in 2015 to heart disease.  The brothers knew they couldn’t bring dad back, but were determined to stand in for him and create a special memory for their beloved sister. So, they

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WWII Dog Tags Of Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Father Found

Dog Tags Of David Kennerly’s Father Found In An Old Desk In Portland Jordan Felo and his wife didn’t think they were buying dog tags. They thought they were buying an antique desk. But when a mysterious rattle unearthed the unexpected treasure, Felo became determined to get the dog tags back to the veteran who once wore them or at least his family. His search took him on an adventure bigger than he imagined. KOIN-TV in Portland has the story.

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How Your Kid’s Back To School Photo Can Earn Them A College Scholarship

That back to school photo you’re posting of your adorable kid might be worth more than the many likes you’re getting from friends and family on Facebook. It just might win your kid a $2,000 college scholarship! First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today announced the launch of the NEST 529 Back-to-School Photo Drawing. It’s a new scholarship opportunity open to families across the United States. Beginning today, NEST 529 invites families to capture and submit

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Retiring Cop Surprised And Overwhelmed By Son As He Radios In For The Last Time

Retiring police officer Duane Ledoux has made a career out of being a cop. After more than 32 years serving on the Southbridge, Massachusetts Police Department, Ledoux radioed in for the last time earlier this summer. Little did Officer Ledoux realize, his son, Nate, would be the one responding for his dad’s final radio call. No doubt, Ledoux has to be a tough guy to serve all those years on the force. All the more reason it is so heartwarming

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