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Ten Kids Who Showed Us How to Act in 2010

There are traits we wish we could teach our kids -- like generosity, bravery, and honesty -- that are especially inspiring, particularly in a...
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9-year-old Boy Saves Burning Sister

Even firefighters are calling a little boy from Harrisburg, Illinois a hero. He saved his little sister's life after her hair, face, and arms...
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Man Gives Puppy Mouth-To-Mouth After Fire Rescue

Three dogs are safe after being rescued during an apartment fire in Houston this week. Firefighters took action once they realized three...
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Donations for Haiti Pour in at Fla. Fire Station (Video)

From water to generators, Miami firefighters have collected an assortment of goods for the relief effort in Haiti. As they dropped off their...
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Firemen Deliver Pizza With Smoke Detectors

Not only do the brave firefighters in Wausau, Wis. help to save lives, they are helping to deliver pizza! The fire...
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Bobcat Bonds With Fawn After CA Fire Rescue

While thousands of firefighters devoted their time to containing the Jesusita wildfire raging near Santa Barbara, one group of rescue workers worked around...
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2 Window Washers Rescued from 37th Floor

Two window washers clinging to a dangling platform 37 stories up on a downtown Boston building were rescued by firefighters Wednesday. ...
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Man Rescues Ducklings From Ledge… and Other Duck Rescues

It's that time of year again, when humans step in to save baby ducklings from busy highways or storm drains or ledges....
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10 Most Inspiring Stories for 2008

These are some of top good news stories from last year that really tugged at the heartstrings. They were also ten of the most...
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Dog Rescued From Frozen Missouri River

Black Eagle firefighters scaled a railroad trestle to rescue a dog that had fallen through the ice into the freezing Missouri River this afternoon....
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Hero Dog Nearly Dies Saving Kittens From House Fire

In Australia a terrier has surprised and delighted fire-fighters by refusing to leave a litter of newborn kittens caught in a raging house fire....
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Puppy Rescued from Well After 3 Hours

A Texas puppy fell into a 75-foot deep well and it took firefighters more than 3 hours to get...
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Top Ten Pet Stories of 2007

I compiled this list for the Ellen DeGeneres show and suggested they ask their audience to vote (with  cheers) for the Top Pet Hero...

Firefighter Heroics Saved 4 from Calif. Blazes

A dramatic air, ground rescue came with seconds to spare saving 4 firefighters and a boy thanks to a helicopter pilot hero. (AP)

Mexican ‘Bomberos’ Helping California Wildfire Effort

More than three dozen Mexican firefighters have been tackling California's wildfires in what officials say is the first time firemen from south of the...

Teen Rescued After Dangling from Cliff

She went to retrieve a flip-flop about 20 feet below a ledge, with a "straight drop-off into the abyss below." "Not knowing how much...

Flood of Relief for South Australia

"WHEN rain finally came it was a one-in-50-year phenomenon which deluged the outback, bursting across some of the driest land in the country. South...

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I uploaded another 13 stories to the Archives: stories from the old website's LIFE section, 1997-1998. They remain timeless stories of organizations still operating...