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Powerful Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Of A Prisoner Sharing His Story Will Get You Thinking

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Kris Caudilla is serving a 15-year prison sentence for killing a police officer in 2010. He was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time and drove the wrong way down a road, slamming into a sheriff’s deputy’s car. Caudilla was charged with a DUI and manslaughter – he was just 26 at the […]

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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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10 Incredible Olympians Who Will Inspire You To Fight For Your Dreams

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); When the Olympic Games roll around, we’re all confronted with what people can accomplish with enough dedication. No matter which arenas these athletes step into, there is a common thread that connects each and every one of them: They make it their mission to achieve their dreams. Whether they grew up […]

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This Incredible Therapy Dog Is Inspiring The World With Her Unique Talent

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Most dogs love to catch Frisbees, some dogs enjoy chasing after cats, and then there are those dogs who just want to spend every moment in bed, taking glorious naps. But there is one dog near San Diego who’d rather catch waves and capture hearts. Ricochet was born to become a service dog for those […]

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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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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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If You Need Your Faith In Humanity Restored, This Driver’s Selfless Act Will Help

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When the world feels like it’s falling apart, it’s hard to remember that there are good people out there who just want to help others. In Nova Scotia, Canada, one unidentified man proved just that. Penelope Derksen saw a driver stop in the middle of a thunderstorm to push an electric wheelchair up a hill, […]

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With One Line, This Artist Creates Incredible Work That Sticks With People Forever

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When it comes to careers that are full of promise, “artist” typically doesn’t top the list. Although creativity and its many iterations are often the driving forces behind what keeps humanity trudging along, the confines of traditional success tend to draw distinct lines between themselves and art. And this is a phenomenon with which tattoo […]

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Incredibly Motivational Mirror Reminds IKEA Customers That We’re All Beautiful.

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If the Evil Queen from Snow White were to ask this mirror “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” she’d get a surprising answer. It would tell her that we all are the fairest, everyone is beautiful in their own way! A recent study showed that over two-thirds of Britons […]

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An Incredible Mirror Helps Women See Themselves In A Better Light.

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The Mrs., an all-female band from Austin, Texas recently asked women how they felt when they looked in the mirror. They didn’t really like the answer, so they decided to help change it. They did it through their debut single, “Enough”, which was written to help women see themselves with a less critical eye. More […]

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Wedding Guests Were Shocked To See This Paralyzed Bride Walk Down The Aisle.

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Six years ago, gymnast Gina Giaffoglione was in a terrible car accident. The injuries she sustained left her paralyzed. That didn’t stop her, though, from finding a way to walk down the aisle at her own wedding. Her dream was no easy task though. It took months of physical therapy just to get her body […]

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High School Football Player Gives The Most Motivational Post Game Interview Ever.

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Professional football players aren’t acting like role models these days. In fact, it feels like current NFL stars are setting the sport back a bit. That’s why it’s always refreshing to meet a young football player who wants to take the future of the sport in the right direction. Apollos Hester is a wide receiver […]

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Inspirational 1 Year Old Amputee Keeps Pushing Forward. OMG My Heart Is Melting.

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Kayden Elijah was born with an Omhalocele, a birth defect that causes organs to remain outside the body. That means Kayden had to have two abdominal surgeries and sadly have both his legs amputated. Watch as 1-year-old Kayden takes his very first steps with prosthetics all while continuously stating “I got it!”, becoming more confident […]

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What These Commuters Did Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity.

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Everyone hates a train delay, just ask any New Yorker. When the speakers ding and the driver starts droning about “train traffic ahead,” the eyes start rolling and mumbles of annoyance begin to rise from the packed train cars. But luckily, when this Australian man’s failed attempt to “mind the gap” while embarking on his […]

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Which Is More Complicated, The ENTIRE Internet, Or One Child's Brain?

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The Internet is very young as a form of human interaction. It’s still in a phase of rapid growth and change. If the Internet were a human being, it would be a toddler. Both the Web and children are hugely shaped by our actions as adults. This means that, just as with a developing child’s […]

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The Mirror That Changes The Way Women Look At Themselves — For The Better

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Ever take a glance at yourself and think something negative? Some of these women did — until a random mirror they were looking in started talking back. Read more: http://upworthy.com/the-mirror-that-changes-the-way-women-look-at-themselves-for-the-better

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