Brothers Rescue Bald Eagle; Take Epic Selfie

One grateful bald eagle created a memory two Canadian brothers will never forget. Michael and Neil Fletcher tell ABC News they were on a hunting trip in Dowling, Canada when they came upon a bald eagle caught in a trap. As they approached the trap, they could see the eagles talon was caught in the metal snare. Not surprisingly, the frightened bird was too freaked out to let the brothers get close. After a few attempts, foiled by the bird’s

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Teacher Begins Each Class With 10 Minutes of Kindness

Kindness. It’s what makes teacher Chris Ulmer tick. It’s what he’s teaching his students. Ulmer tells the Today Show that he spends the first 10 minutes of every class addressing each student individually to tell them how special they are. Ulmer teaches a special education class with eight students at Mainspring Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. He really stresses the “special” in special education. He makes sure each of his students hear they are a great student, they are funny, they

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Chick-fil-A Sets Special Table For Veterans

Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country are doing something very special for veterans. They’ve set a table in their honor. WSB-TV reports they call it their “Missing Man” table. It features a folded American flag, a place setting for a missing veteran and a framed letter which reads, “This table is reserved to honor our missing comrades in arms. The tablecloth is white — symbolizing the purity of their motives when answering the call of duty. The single red rose, displayed

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Kids’ Sweet Note To Injured Police Officer

Talk about the best medicine ever. Connecticut police officer Anthony Nolan hurt his knee during a traffic stop which put him out of commission for a time. But this isn’t just any police officer. Today.com says this is a cop with a passion for helping out kids. His love and attention is clearly making an impression. Check out what Officer Nolan says he recently found taped to his front door. It was a letter and drawing from 8-year-old Malik and

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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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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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Unclaimed Veteran Gets Hero’s Funeral

Ronnie Toler died as you would hope no one would. Certainly, no war veteran. When he passed away a few weeks ago in a Dickson, TN rehab center, he had no family. He had no friends. There was no one to claim his body. So, the nurses who cared for him at National Health Care reached out to a local funeral home to see what they could do. WKRN-TV reports the employees were so moved by Toler’s story, they decided

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Groom Becomes A Hero At His Own Wedding

Did you hear the one where the groom becomes a hero at his own wedding? It happened to fire fighter Cody Campbell. It’s one thing to get choked up when the father of the groom is giving a toast, but one guest took that idea too far. It was so outrageous that some guests thought it was a stunt. Cody didn’t waste time finding out. He jumped up, saved the day and saved the woman’s life. Here’s the happy couple

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F-16 Pilot Was Ready To Give Her Life On September 11th

The top trending article on WashingtonPost.com revisits the story of one incredible American hero. It’s the story of Major Heather Penney, one of the first female fighter pilots allowed in the US Air Force. She had her hand on the throttle of her F-16 with very clear orders–bring down United Flight 93, the fourth of the hijacked airliners. But consider this: She had no ammunition. No missiles. Nothing. Talk about a different time–there were no armed aircraft standing by near

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Last Known Living 9/11 Search & Rescue Dog Honored With 16th Birthday Celebration

100 search and rescue dogs deployed at Ground Zero after 9/11. Bretagne, the golden retriever, is the last known living dog of that group of heroes 9/11 search and rescue dogs. Of course, she is so special in the eyes of many New Yorkers. To honor Bretagne and to pay respects to the upcoming September 11th anniversary, BarkPost teamed up with 1 Hotels to give Bretagne her best day ever for her 16th birthday. Bretagne and her owner/handler, Denise Corliss, were invited back

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