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Web goes wild for homecoming king’s act of chivalry for classmate (VIDEO)

High school football star Max Akin believes that his friend and football team manager K.L. Norwood, who has cerebral palsy, is the student who "most…

Claude & Kelley Nikondeha: helping a ‘village of mourning’ see the light of life

This incredible couple from Arizona have dedicated their lives to helping provide the people and children of Bubanza with medical…

Letter from 6-year-old offering to adopt a refugee boy as his brother goes viral (VIDEO)

When 6-year-old Alex of Scarsdale, New York, saw the infamous photo of bombing victim Omran Daqneesh, he wrote a letter…

Julie Turner: how a passion for the arts turned into a calling to help the homeless

Julie Turner’s name may not be as familiar as her now famous client, Wanda Witter, the 80-year-old homeless woman whom…

The remarkable friendship between Mother Teresa & Princess Diana

Two of history’s most famous women, living worlds apart financially and socially, were bound by their mutual desire to bring compassion to a world starving…

Unlocking Jonathan: a mother’s mission to help her disabled son find his voice

After nine years, Jonathan Bryan can now communicate with the world, thanks to a determined mother, a family who believes…

Viral Facebook post captures football player’s touching gesture to autistic boy (PHOTO)

Florida State University's Travis Rudolph shares a meal with a lonely boy at school, and the world quickly took notice…

Earthquake aftermath: The pasta dish that’s helping a small town in Italy

When tragedy strikes, like the recent earthquake in Italy, it's a harsh reminder of the fragility of our lives and…

Teens defending texting & driving are tearfully silenced by one woman’s story (VIDEO)

An emotional texting-while-driving PSA by the reality TV YouTube channel Summer Break has the tears flowing and everyone rethinking their…

10-year-old girl rescued from rubble of Italian earthquake

A light in the darkness of tragedy: Rescue workers hunted relentlessly through the debris from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that hit central Italy on August 24. Their efforts saved this little girl's life.

Inspiring, simple acts of back-to-school kindness (that you can do, too)

Want an antidote to the back-to-school madness? Take a cue from these kind people and help out those less fortunate.

Top chef feeds the homeless with Olympic leftovers (VIDEO)

Italian chef Massimo Bottura gives Rio's hungry homeless meals that are worthy of a gold medal.

Department store launches a gift registry for women in need

When domestic abuse victims flee their homes, they often leave with just the clothes on their backs. This store helps survivors get the household goods they need to start a new and beautiful life.

3 clever initiatives that empower society’s most vulnerable members

These out-of-the-box solutions are spreading hope, and inspiring us towards creativity in making the world a better place.

Inspiring six-year-olds learn to sign for a deaf classmate (VIDEO)

When a teacher volunteered to teach a deaf child, her class of young students and their parents rallied together to learn sign language. And it…