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‘Miracle Mom’ gives birth while having emergency open heart surgery
‘Miracle Mom’ gives birth while having emergency open heart surgery

A Philadelphia area woman is being called a “miracle mom” after a terrifying event led to her giving birth while having open heart surgery. Read on for the incredible account of that fateful day that found a first-time father holding his newborn baby girl while his wife lay on an operating table fighting for her life in what the surgeon called his most complicated case in his 30 years.


VIDEO Veteran cop saves driver who blacked out from fiery gas pump crash
VIDEO Veteran cop saves driver who blacked out from fiery gas pump crash

Veteran New York State Trooper John Vescio is being called a hero after he saved an elderly driver from certain death after a vehicle slammed into a gas pump earlier this month. See the frightening footage as John’s training kicked in and he rescues a blacked out driver and procures his own handgun and first aid kit before everything became engulfed in flames.


Teen carried brother 40 miles on back to raise awareness for cerebral palsy
Teen carried brother 40 miles on back to raise awareness for cerebral palsy

A teenager from Michigan who wanted to raise awareness about cerebral palsy achieved his goal over the weekend by carrying his younger brother on his back for 40 miles in spite of rain, heat and fatigue. Learn about Hunter Gandee’s “Cerebral Palsy Swagger” and how you can help!


VIDEO There’s a real life armpit sniffing and sharing Kenny Powers!
VIDEO There’s a real life armpit sniffing and sharing Kenny Powers!

Watch as a fan, unaware of being on camera, at a Washington Nationals game does his best Kenny Powers impersonation with the ol’ scrub, sniff and share armpit maneuver!


Homeless Florida teen valedictorian never gave up in honor of late mom
Homeless Florida teen valedictorian never gave up in honor of late mom

Stories about Floridians gone wrong and teens gone wrong are omnipresent on the internet (I’m certainly guilty). Mr. Griffin Furlong has a life story that turns those themes on their head while teaching us all a lesson about determination and perseverance. Learn about Griffin and how the memory of his mother and the faith in one simple motto written on the inside of any baseball cap he’s ever called his own kept him on target to accomplish great things.


AMAZING VIDEO Man catches baby falling from 2nd story window
AMAZING VIDEO Man catches baby falling from 2nd story window

One of the things the internet has taught me is that people of all ages fall out of buildings at a much more alarming rate than I had ever considered. There’s a ton of videos of folks caching other folks but this recent footage from China might be the most incredible to date.


VIDEO Smooth kid impresses girls with ol’ switcheroo foul ball trick
VIDEO Smooth kid impresses girls with ol’ switcheroo foul ball trick

Watch as 10-year-old Austin Chaney hands a pretty girl a fake baseball in a classic switcheroo move and then get his and his mom’s take on his resulting internet fame. The clip and move is sweet but his mom’s thoughts on her son being a lady-killer is this story’s very best part!


ICYMI Cat hero saves boy from dog attack (VIDEO)
ICYMI Cat hero saves boy from dog attack (VIDEO)

The internet has a brand new hero today in the form of a protective cat from California named Tara. A video posted today already has over 2 million views as the family cat chases off a dog who attacked a 4-year-old boy named Jeremy. Find out how the kid is doing, see a pic of Tara with Jeremy and find out the fate of the dog seen in the video.


Florida teen earns college degree at 16 a week before graduating high school
Florida teen earns college degree at 16 a week before graduating high school

Grace Bush is 16, has 8 siblings and enjoys playing the flute. Oh yeah, she also just received a bachelor’s degree a week before her high school graduation. Read on for her inspiring story that turns all this “Florida news” and “teens acting up” stuff on its head.


Alabama swimmer John Servati died while protecting girlfriend from tornado
Alabama swimmer John Servati died while protecting girlfriend from tornado

University of Alabama swimmer John Servati is being remembered as a true southern gentleman who sacrificed his life to save his girlfriend. He was killed during Monday night’s tornado in Tuscaloosa, but managed to protect his girlfriend — who escaped uninjured.


 

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