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Surrogate mom vows to take care of ill twin 'abandoned' by parents

08/04/2014 10:03am
Seven-month-old Gammy was born with Down Syndrome in December last year to an impoverished Thai mother, Pattaramon Chanbua; one of twins she was carrying for an Australian couple. Chanbua claims the couple ignored Gammy and left Thailand without him.

Giving what was lost and 4 other moments of kindness

08/04/2014 11:14am
Each week, readers send in moments of service and kindness that touched their hearts. This week, you shared experiences on giving back something that was lost, keeping a child separated from his parents safe, and setting an example.

Have You Seen This? Boy with cancer gets Taylor Swift serenade

08/04/2014 1:15pm
Taylor Swift visits a 6-year-old fan with cancer, and the results will melt your heart.

Camp helps children of fallen special operations forces connect

08/04/2014 7:22pm
Approximately 15 sons and daughters of special operations forces soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who died in the line of duty are taking part in Warrior Outdoor Leadership for the Future.

Not your mother's vacation: working across America

08/04/2014 9:26pm
Summer vacation usually means taking a break from routine chores like dusting and mowing the lawn. But for one Arizona family, chores were the motivation behind a 21-day RV trip that took them across the country.