Conjoined Twins Headed To Different Colleges Three Hours Apart

How could 19-year-old Caitlyn and Emily Copeland possibly be heading to different colleges three-hours apart? After all, Caitlyn and Emily were born conjoined at the chest. They shared a liver and a chest bone. The answer is, doctors were able to successfully perform surgery on this set of conjoined twins when they were just 10-months old. These delightful girls have lived a relatively normal, healthy life growing up in Houston, Texas. The Austin American-Statesman says like most twins, they still have

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Mystery Text Creates Social Dilemma; What To Do When You Should Know Someone’s Name?

This week’s “Oh, No You Didn’t” Moment started with a single text message that popped up on my phone last Saturday. “Hey, DK, thanks for the email,” it read. “How about breakfast or coffee tomorrow?” “How lovely to get that invitation from a sweet friend!” you’re thinking. Yes. Only one problem. There was only an unfamiliar phone number attached to the text. No name. And there you have it– Just one of the almost daily opportunities I have to appear

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Service Dog Is Best Man At Veteran’s Wedding

Fellow dog lovers and love story lovers, this one is for you. When U.S. Army Veteran Justin Lansford married his longtime girfriend, Carol Balmes recently, it was clear who his Best Man would be–his service dog, Gabe! ABC News reports that Gabe lost his leg following an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2012. They were paired through a program called, “The Warrior Canine Connection.” Service Dog, Gabe has been there for most of his recovery helping Justin with everyday tasks,

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Man Weeps: Finds Out Wife Is Pregnant, 17 Years Trying

Talk about wanting a dream for a very long time! Dana Griffin-Graves and Arkell Graves have been trying to have kids ever since they got married 17 years ago. That difficult infertility journey included so many heartbreaks including four miscarriages and one stillborn birth. It looks like their biggest dream is about to come true. Check out how Dana chose to share the news with Arkell that she is five months into a healthy pregnancy. They are due to have

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Stranger Soothes Stressed Mom’s Crying Baby On Plane

Oh my! We have all been there. Seated, ready to take off on a crowded airplane when the crying baby shows up. The crying baby who..will..not..stop..crying! It’s not like Rebekkah Garvison wanted her 4-month-old baby, Rylee, to keep screaming at the top of her lungs. After all, when she’s not a crying baby, she looks like a little angel. And Rebekkah is a new mom who was simply making her way back from visiting her husband who is an active-duty

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NICU Nurse Surprised By So Many Of The Children She Helped Save

You better grab a Kleenex as the tissue company pulls a huge surprise on nurse Renee Hendrix. Renee has been saving premie babies in the neonatal intensive care ward at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for more than 33 years. Watch as Nurse Renee gets some much deserved thanks from some of her former patients and their families. I can’t watch this video without big bucket tears splashing on my phone. How about you?

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1.5-Pound “Miracle” Premie Born On Cruise Ship & Survives!

Stories about a premie always get my attention because my daughter was born at 32 weeks and weighed only 3 1/2 pounds. That now sounds gargantuan compared to little Haiden Morgan who was born last month at 23 weeks weighing only 1 1/2 pounds. The odds against a baby that size surviving are as low as 15%. That’s for a baby born in a hospital. Little Haiden clearly has a flair for the more dramatic. He was born last month

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Professor Holds Student’s Restless Baby, Keeps Teaching Class

Single mom Amanda Osborn received a much needed gift and act of kindness this week. She says she had no choice but to bring her 2-year-old son with her to class at DeVry University in Nashville. Fellow parents won’t be surprised that little Xzavier wasn’t interested in staying still. Imagine Amanda’s horror as her toddler started walking around the class and straight up to Professor Joel Brunkowse. Little Xzavier wanted only one thing–for the big man at the front of

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Female Iranian Motorcross Rider Is Breaking Barriers

Female Iranian Motorcross Rider. There are four words you don’t expect to see in the same sentence. That’s the thing. Behnaz Shaffiei is all about changing how people see the world. Especially, how women are seen in her home country of Iran. Behnaz has been riding motorcycles since she was 15-years-old. Keep in mind, Iran is a country where women are banned from riding motorcycles in public. Shoot, women aren’t even allowed to attend sporting events as spectators, let alone

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Nerdy Self-Published Author Creates Hollywood Blockbuster

Here’s a story that gives hope to authors everywhere, especially ones, like me, with our pile of rejection letters. The Telegraph says Andy Weir was a computer geek working in Silicon Valley by day, writing fiction by night. His musings about a human mission to Mars turned into his self-published book called, “The Martian.” That self-published book became a New York Times Bestseller and is about to be an awesome movie starring Matt Damon. Here’s what a self-published book turned

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