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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Double Amputee Marine Becomes A Cop And Makes History

So much of Matias Ferreira’s life has not gone to plan. He never planned on losing both his legs and becoming a double-amputee while serving with the US Marines in Afghanistan. Once he started healing, Ferriera is the kind of man who was determined to come up with a new dream. Leave it to him to come up with a goal no one had accomplished before. He wanted to become a police officer. Friday, that dream came true. Big time. Steve

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5th Grade Teacher Connects With Students With Custom Handshakes

Fifth grade teacher Barry White, Jr. uses handshakes to connect with his students. The idea is simple. Each student gets to feel special as they enter his classroom at Ashley Park PreK-8 School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. White tells WCNC he believes that moment when he connects with each student is a ticket into their brain. A chance to teach. Doubt that? Just watch the handshakes in action. Mr. White shares that he’s a big fan of the Cleveland

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Military Vets Gifted With Professional Portraits With Their Pets

What better picture to gaze at than a portrait of your beloved pet? One veteran of the war in Iraq gets that. She’s a dog lover. And someone who has had her share of personal struggles. Marla Keown tells Fox31 Denver, “When I started going through my own troubles, I realized that I wasn’t alone, that there is lots of veterans out there that would like to have a nice portrait of themselves with their pet, and they don’t.” Now

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Vail Ski Patrol Puppy First Day On The Job Is Beyond Adorable And Fun

Ski patrol are the heroes that keep ski resorts safe. Staff goes through rigorous training. Even if you’re a dog. Vail Ski Resort produced an adorable video showing the first day of on the job training for a puppy named Jake. That was Jake’s first taste of snow. I think it was the beginning of a love affair. It’s not all fun and games. In the weeks afterward, Jake’s trainer, Matt Whalen, taught Jake to master obedience skills, get used to riding chairlifts

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Veteran Can’t Go To Work Without His Service Dog, So Lowe’s Hires Them Both

It’s hard enough for a veteran to find a job. What about one who needs his service dog by his side? That’s the case for Clay Luthy in Abilene, Texas. Where he goes, so does his 10-year-old dog, Charlotte. So, when he showed up at the local Lowe’s to apply for a job, he brought Charlotte to the interview. After all, they’re a package deal. Like hammer and nails. The management at Lowe’s didn’t blink. They hired Clay. And Charlotte,

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Heart-Melting Reason Boy Asked Mom To Pack Two School Lunches

It wasn’t that big of a deal for Josette Duran to pack two school lunches. She started doing it when her son, Dylan, asked her to. She figured she had a growing boy who wanted more food. Until the day she asked him, “Are you not getting full?” That’s when Dylan shared the extra food wasn’t for him. It was for another boy at school who couldn’t afford to buy or bring lunch. When the other boy’s mother found out

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