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Any Animal Would Love Living In This Adorable Paradise For Stray Dogs

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Dog lovers, start planning your next vacation right now, because I’m going to tell you about a destination that’s basically Heaven on Earth for humans and canines alike. The Land of the Strays is a privately-funded animal shelter in Costa Rica, where upwards of 900 dogs run freely across a stunning piece of property in […]

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This LEGO Design Is Helping Blind Children Learn And Play Just Like Other Kids

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When you wake up, do you immediately look at your phone? It’s almost reflexive for millions of people around the world at this point to check Facebook likes, work emails, and Twitter mentions before the day even begins, but imagine waking up and not being able to see that phone of yours. Imagine waking up […]

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Here’s Why Our Approach To Charity Might Be Doing More Harm Than Good

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We could wax philosophical about the nature of charity for days on end, but the fact of the matter is that performing acts of kindness is gratifying. And that’s why donating food, clothing, and money feels good. You’ve probably heard that massive, corporatized organizations are shady at worst and questionable at best, but corruption in […]

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These Groomsmen Had A Surprise In Store That Left Everyone In Tears

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Brandon thought that, on his wedding day, he wouldn’t be able to see his mother. His mom was bed-ridden because of her scoliosis, so the groom figured she wouldn’t be able to attend the ceremony. However, his loving groomsmen had a surprise for him: they paid for ambulatory transportation for his mom. The moment they […]

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They Just Needed A Chance, And These City Workers Helped Them In The Best Way

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Every year, thousands of college graduates feel the harsh reality that comes along with sending out hundreds of job applications and getting one or two interviews in return. If professional life is that rough on people who are fresh out of college (and likely being supported by Mom and Dad in the interim), imagine how […]

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When She Called To Thank A Man For His Help, She Learned Something Devastating

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San Diego man Matthew Jackson was in line for groceries one day back in November when the woman in front of him started having a hard time. Jamie-Lynne Knighten’s infant was crying and her credit card had been declined. She was totally frazzled, so Jackson instinctively stepped up to the plate and covered her bill, […]

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Here Are 32 Photos Guaranteed To Make You Feel Totally Awesome. My Heart Just Backflipped.

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Everything is not terrible. In fact, everything is awesome. We just have to be reminded every now again by witnessing some amazing acts of kindness. That’s why I can’t get enough of these 32 people. They make me want to be a better person. And of course, a better helper to my fellow man. 1. This […]

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What They Created Helped A Blind Artist See Himself For The First Time

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Art is almost singular in its ability to turn visual experiences into moments of introspection. Although it’s first and foremost thought of as being a visual medium, any creator will tell you that the process is equally as affirming as staring at the finished product. Just ask artist George Wurtzel. He’s been a woodworker for […]

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These Stuffed Animals Might Look Funny, But What They’re Doing For Kids Is Amazing

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When we were little, our stuffed animals served as fluffy confidantes. They sat with us at our tea parties, they stayed close at night to fend off bad dreams, and they comforted us when we were sick. What they didn’t typically do, however, is teach us important lessons that would ultimately stick with us for […]

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His Prom Date Was Older Than Him, But When You Realize Why, You’ll Be In Tears

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When a parent is battling cancer, it’s hard not to fear the unknown. Will they be there for graduation day? Your wedding? The birth of your first child? No one can say for sure, and it’s this level of uncertainty that makes the ordeal that much harder to cope with. That’s why when 17-year-old Dylan […]

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This Adorable Little Girl Is Trying To Change The World, One Rock At A Time

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If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area and you come across a painted rock on your travels, you should probably know that the girl behind it is just as cute as the rainbow rock itself. While seven-year-old Alia was looking for a way to spread a bit of happiness in her community, she came […]

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He Began Mowing Lawns For His Elderly Neighbors, Which Grew Into Something Great

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Most college kids have part-time jobs in between classes and study sessions, but this senior at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University started his own lawn care company for the elderly. Here’s the thing, though. He doesn’t actually make any money doing it. It started as a simple act of kindness, but once Rodney Smith Jr. […]

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I’ve Seen Acts of Kindness Before, But This One Made Me Ball My Eyes Out.

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Alyssa O’Neill suffered from epilepsy her entire life. She was only 18 years-old when she experienced an epileptic seizure so severe, it took her life. Her grief-stricken parents were shocked by the sudden loss, so they wanted to honor her memory by fulfilling her final wish. Even though her last wish was for something a […]

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What This Man Did For A Grieving Bride Made Her Big Day So, So Special

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Like so many women, Jeni Stepien dreamed of her wedding day from the time she was a child. She’d get her makeup done, put on a beautiful white dress, and vow to spend the rest of her life with the person she loved. Dad would walk her down the aisle. But […]

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You’ve Heard of Flash Mobs…But What About Cash Mobs? This Event is Epic.

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Avi Gandhi is more than just a store owner. He’s a good friend to his loyal customers in Levittown, Long Island. Times were tough for Avi, who works 7 days a week. This forced him to miss important moments with his family, like when his wife Bharati battled cancer last year. As sales declined, he […]

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