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First time mom, 56, dies one week after giving birth to twins

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A 56-year-old Baltimore woman passed away unexpectedly days after giving birth to twins. Now her 67-year-old husband is faced with raising the boys. Lisa Swinton McLaughlin had longed for children for more than 30 years and spent the past decade underg… [Read More]
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Uncle faces charges for leaving 9-year-old twins alone for nearly five months

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A New Hampshire man took the trend of free-range parenting to a dangerous extreme. Giobari Atura, 25, of Manchester agreed to watch his 9-year-old nephews while their parents traveled to Africa but failed to care for them properly. Atura 25 is now goin… [Read More]

Teen caught posing as ob/gyn at hospital for a month

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Dr. Sebastian Kent was troubled by the young-looking doctor who accompanied him in an examination room at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fl., where he was treating a patient. “He presented himself with a patient of our practice and … [Read More]
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Man allegedly steals crowdsourced funds raised in sick baby’s name

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An Illinois family was horrified when they learned a friend stole the funds raised on a crowdsourcing site to help pay for a heart transplant for their 5-month-old baby. Rachel and Tyler Knickerbocker were struggling to keep up with the costs related t… [Read More]
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Minnesota brothers build massive sea turtle snow sculpture

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Some kids build snowmen. Others construct giant 37-foot-long sea turtles attracting national media attention. Three brothers from Minnesota built a massive 12-foot-tall sea turtle in the front yard of their family home in New Brighton, Minn., and a Fac… [Read More]

Parents rat on their kids after spotting them burglarizing store in TV newscast

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A set of North Carolina parents were shocked when they returned home from a late-night Watch Night Service on New Year’s Eve, turned on the evening news and saw their two sons burglarizing a store in surveillance footage. The news report indicated th… [Read More]
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The amazing children who survive plane crashes

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The sole survivor of a small plane crash over Tennessee last Friday was a 7-year-old girl. Sailor Gutzler miraculously walked away from the fallen aircraft with only a broken wrist and trekked nearly a mile through the forest to safety. Her parents, Ma… [Read More]

California boy, 12, on cheerleading squad tragically took his life

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On Wednesday afternoon a mother and father learned that their 12-year-old son had committed suicide. Ronin Shimizu of Folsom, Calif., took his life after suffering years of bullying from peers. Before recently enrolling as a home student with Folsom Co… [Read More]
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Minneapolis man with terminal cancer reveals he’s Spider-Man in touching obit

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#tbt: grabbed a selfie after my turn in the #radiationchauffeurs series. @purmort tolerates me as per usual. Een foto die is geplaatst door Nora Borealis (@noraborealis) op Nov 11, 2014 at 2:03 PST Aaron Joseph Purmort was a comic book aficionado, a po… [Read More]
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NorCal boy who survived 225-foot fall wakes up from coma

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A 4-year-old boy who fell 225-feet down a cliff in Bodega Bay, Calif., woke from a coma last week and left the pediatric intensive care unit at Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland when his condition changed from severe to fair. Sebastion Johnson … [Read More]
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