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15 News Stories That Will Brighten Your Holiday Season

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  • This Florida man paid off a local Walmart's entire list of customers who had purchases on layaway, totaling $21,000.

    By Unknown
  • And this layaway Santa did the same thing in Maine.

    By Unknown
  • Pope Francis gave his birthday breakfast to the homeless.

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    By Unknown
    The pontiff turned 77 on December 17th, and instead of partaking in a lavish breakfast to celebrate, he and Vatican officials turned the feast into a food drive for local homeless people. Coolest pope ever?
  • This Chicago woman who died back in May gets to spend Christmas with her son (yes, you read that right).

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    By Unknown
  • Danny the waterboy gets a surprise from Ellen.

    By Unknown
    Remember Danny Keefe? He was the awesome waterboy for his school football team in Bridgewater, MA whose teammates rallied around him to stop him from being bullied. This week, Danny went on The Ellen Show and got an awesome surprise.
  • Grumpy Cat got a star on the Walk of Fame!

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    By Unknown
    She hated it, but we sure didn't.
  • This man donated all of his $40 million dollar lottery winnings to cancer research.

    By Unknown
  • Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson spent $17,000 on toys for kids... for the 7th consecutive year.

    By Unknown
  • This man traveled all around the world posing for pictures in a tutu just to amuse his wife while she was battling cancer.

    By Unknown
  • Sacramento Kings C DeMarcus Cousins dressed up as 'Santa Cuz' and sent 100 kids on a $20,000 shopping spree.

    By Unknown
  • This British teenager bought £600 (1000 US dollars) worth of groceries for charity.

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    By Unknown
    Jordon Cox collected hundreds of coupons which he used to purchase the groceries from Tesco. You definitely don't have to be super rich to make a difference!

    [via: The Telegraph]
  • A bunch of internet strangers raised nearly $60,000 for this 6-year-old boy to receive a prosthetic arm.

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    By Unknown
    Christopher Kiezek of Long Island, NY outgrew his old prosthetic arm and his family's insurance wouldn't cover the cost of a new arm because it "wasn't considered vital to the child's life." Cue hundreds of people from the internet pouring in nearly double the amount required for Christopher's new arm.

    Christopher joked that he asked Santa for an Xbox One but he'd love it he could also get the fingers he needed to play it.

    [via: GoFundMe]
  • A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing and his rehabilitation nurse got engaged.

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    By Unknown
    James Costello suffered numerous shrapnel wounds and burn injuries in the Boston Marathon bombing this April. He was sent to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital where he met his future fiancée, Kristin D'Agostino. Costello proposed during a reunion cruise for the marathon runners in France.
  • This 14-year-old brain surgery patient collected over 4,000 toys for her fellow patients.

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    By Unknown
    Savannah Day of Troutsville, VA and her two sisters collected the toys while Savannah was hospitalized at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center to undergo a procedure to remove spinal fluid buildup in her brain.


    And last but not least...
  • Justin Bieber announced his retirement from making music.

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    By Unknown
    Miracles really do come true!

    [via: NY Daily News]



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