Shelter Dog Scheduled To Die Because He Was Too Energetic Now Saving Lives After Hurricane Harvey

He was a shelter dog who was scheduled to die. Now that same energy and his incredible spirit are helping to save lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Sacramento Bee reports that five years ago, “Rocket,” was sitting in a California shelter deemed, “too energetic” to be adopted. He was labeled to be euthanized. Not so fast. Some dedicated shelter workers knew that highly energetic dogs make for great rescue dogs. In 2012, they recommended Rocket as a

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CNN Correspondent Ed Lavandera And Crew Help Rescue Elderly Couple In Texas Floods

CNN correspondent Ed Lavandera is just one of the many reporters, producers and photographers in Texas covering the devastating floods. They are there to do a job. Report the news. And, And, They are human beings first. None finer than the folks who work for CNN. Ed was in the middle of a live shot with anchor Ana Cabrera when they came upon a house with an elderly couple that needed rescuing. There was never a question of what was

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Ex-Con Misses Job Interview When He Stops To Save Car Crash Victim And Gives Shirt Off His Back

There is so much more to ex-con Aaron Tucker than the fact he recently did time. He is a dad. He is someone grateful for a second chance. He is a hero. Tucker was on his way to a job interview last month when he spotted a terrible car crash from the bus he was riding on. He dashed out of the bus and ran to the injured driver. He even gave him the shirt off his back to help

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WWII Veteran Meets The Sailor Who Saved His Life, 72 Years Later

WWII Veteran Norm Lasman carried an incredible question for decades. WGN reports he never knew who saved his life on May 11, 1945,  the day Japanese suicide bombers attacked the American aircraft carrier U.S.S. Bunker Hill.  The smoke and flames left him unconscious and suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning for 19 hours. Then, along comes a book called, “Danger’s Hour.” It’s written by Bobby Kennedy’s youngest son, Maxwell. Reading that book sparked memories for Norm and he set out on

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Sweet Payback For Inmates On Work Crew Who Saved Guard’s Life After Heart Attack

A group of inmates on a work crew in Georgia saw an incredible opportunity appear as they cleaned up a cemetery in Polk County. The lone guard who was supervising them fell over with a heart attack. You might think it was there opportunity to escape. After all, there was just them, the fallen guard and the open road. Instead, 11Alive.com says these six inmates banded together to save the man’s life. Instead of taking off or doing further harm

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Portland Stabbing Hero Did Not Die Alone

Folks in Portland, Oregon are rallying around the families of three men who stood up to hate. 16-year-old Destinee Magnum and her friend were riding a city train on Friday when they confronted shocking hate. A man started yelling at Destinee and her friend who was wearing a hijab. “He told us to go back to Saudi Arabia and he told us we shouldn’t be here, to get out of his country,” Mangum told KPTV. “He was just telling us

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Husband Of Fallen Police Officer “You Will Not Have My Hatred”

The power of the short life of fallen police officer Xavier Jugele’ continues to ripple. Jugele’ was killed last week while on duty on Paris’ Champs Elysees when an Islamic extremist opened fire. As he’s laid to rest, his husband, Etienne Cardiles, gave the most beautiful tribute, painting a picture of a man so many of us would’ve loved to have known. Cardiles is steadfast in his love and his purpose. His message to those who continue to spread such

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How Baseball Hall Of Famer Rod Carew Got His Heart Transplant From Former NFL Player Konrad Reuland

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has some incredible stories to tell about his amazing MLB career. Nothing can top how he almost died a couple years ago from a heart attack they call a “widow maker,” his very bumpy road waiting for a heart transplant, and most of all, how that incredible gift of a heart ended up coming from former NFL player, Konrad Reuland. Reuland died in December after a brain aneurysm burst. He was 29 years old

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Good Samaritans Save Visually Impaired Man From Atlanta MARTA Train Tracks

This is a MARTA train commute a group of Good Samaritans will never forget. And then there is the man they saved. The man is visually impaired and fell onto the tracks at Atlanta’s Five Points MARTA station Thursday morning. Fellow commuter Daniel Summers had a split second to answer the question, “What would you do if….?” He told WSBTV, “”I heard people yelling. As I got closer, I realized they were yelling, ‘Help!’” Summers said. “There was a split second

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McDondald’s Worker Jumps Through Drive Thru Window To Save Cop’s Life

How about a side of hero the next time you drive thru a McDonald’s restaurant looking for a burger and some fries? That’s what one off-duty police officer got earlier this month. The cop was driving through with her two kids in the car. The young man working the window noticed something was wrong as he handed her their food. It appeared the woman was having some kind of seizure and the car started rolling away. That’s when Pedro Viloria

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