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State Troopers Finish Fallen Officer’s Treehouse for Daughter

By Travis Ketzak / August 4, 2017

NYS State Trooper, Joel Davis, began building a treehouse for his daughter earlier this year. When he was killed in the line of duty, fellow Troopers, county sheriffs, and local officers stepped up to finish it. Police officers truly are real-life superheros, and when one is killed, it is a tragedy. However, moments like these […]

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World’s First Double Hand Transplant a Success

By Travis Ketzak / July 21, 2017

Little Zion had both of his feet and both of his hands amputated at the age of two due to an infection. However, thanks to the incredible generosity of a donor’s parents, he now has a new pair of hands. The operation was conducted by doctors from three different hospitals. They took the donor’s hands […]

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Ex-Con Skips Job Interview to Rescue Car Crash Victim

By Travis Ketzak / July 19, 2017

When Aaron Tucker woke up last Thursday in the halfway house he lived in, he figured he was going to a job interview. He had no idea that he would never make it, but would instead become a hero. It had only been a week since he was released from prison, and he was already […]

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Police Officer Dressed as Superheroes Visits Terminally Ill Children

By Travis Ketzak / July 11, 2017

We may not have superheroes that fly through the air and shoot lasers from their eyes, but we do have superheroes that fight crime and help people. They are called police officers. One police officer in particular, though, takes things a step further. Officer Damon Cole, of the Fort Worth, Texas Police Department, is a […]

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Umpire John Tumpane Saved a Woman’s Life on Wednesday

By Danielle Ludwig / June 30, 2017

A mere few hours before he was set to serve as the home plate umpire in Wednesday’s Pirates-Rays game, John Tumpane noticed a strange and alarming sight on his way back to his Pittsburgh hotel. An unidentified woman had climbed over the railing of the Roberto Clemente Bridge, intent on jumping into the Allegheny River […]

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