While trying to catch seagulls off the coast of Chatham, Massachusetts, a 7-foot-long juvenile great white shark beached itself. Once on land, beachgoers kept the shark alive by dumping buckets of water on it until professional rescuers. Eventually, the shark was tagged by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and safely returned to the ocean.
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For the past two years, 5-year-old Billy Lee has endured a long, painful battle with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor. After doctors gave Billy less than 3 months to live, his parents, Chris and Kellen, realized their son might not make it to his favorite holiday, Halloween. So, family, friends, and neighbors brought Halloween to him.
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Before the 2015 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby Monday night, 18-year-old Marlana VanHoose, who has been blind since birth and lives with cerebral palsy, delivered a moving rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner.” VanHoose’s stunning performance left many viewers with chills, including Home Run Derby announcer Chris Berman who said, “If that doesn’t get you ready for a home run derby nothing will.”