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Neighborhood holds Halloween party in May for boy with rare condition

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Heather Keil (CASTAIC, Calif.) — A California boy received an early birthday present on Sunday, when his neighborhood celebrated his favorite fall holiday five months early. Carter Sarkar suffers fromRead More

Graduating student inspired to become a nurse after open heart surgery 10 years ago

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Photo Magic Media(BOWIE, Md.) — One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ago. That’sRead More

Duchess Kate stars in new video for Children’s Hospice Week

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Pool/Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) — Duchess Kate has recorded a new public service announcement to kick off Children’s Hospice Week in the U.K., and she got a little help from singerRead More

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Fruit juice for children younger than 1 year old is now a no-no, according to new guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The academy isRead More

Teacher's uplifting art project reminds students of their uniqueness

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Jessica Moyes/Sharon Elementary School(NEW YORK) — One art teacher has inspired her entire school to embrace their unique gifts and talents. Jessica Moyes, who’s worked six years at Sharon ElementaryRead More

How to protect your family during tick season

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they’re more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks. And inRead More

Hollywood executive's mysterious, almost fatal, illness led to a life-changing hand transplant

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Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive when his life suddenly came to a screeching halt.Read More

2 teachers dismissed after student with ADHD receives award for 'Most Likely to Not Pay Attention'

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WSB-TV(ATLANTA) — Two Atlanta-area middle school teachers have been dismissed of their duties after an eighth-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder received the “Most Likely to Not Pay Attention” awardRead More

Girl with rare disease singing "Overcomer" in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song

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UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood disease, lifted spirits worldwide when her rendition of theRead More

Single father creates a safe haven for children with autism to play together online

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Stuart Duncan(TIMMINS, Ontario) — A single father quit his job to operate a Minecraft server specifically for children and adults with autism to play the popular multiplayer game with eachRead More