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Judy Muhe, 76, survived a near-fatal fall thanks to her two guardian angels, her dogs Higgins and Dodger. Judy lives by herself and has Parkinson's disease, after falling she could not get up on her own and drifted in and out of consciousness for two days until her friend Kathy came to check on her. Higgins and Dodger kept Judy warm and company until Kathy arrived. Judy, Higgins and Dodger are at home together after Judy received treatment for her injuries. Read the full story on ABC news.

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Make sure to turn on the English captions.

In most east Asian households married people rarely refer to each other by their actual names. Instead they use designations for the role in the family. This is why it is so strange when each woman hears their name.

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One Mom's very special Mother's Day gift, was her identical twin girls holding hands after they were born.

Sarah Thistlewaite's twins, Jenna and Jillian, are a rare set of monoamniotic or "mono mono" identical twins, which means they shared an amniotic sack and were in constant contact during the pregnancy.



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Connor Michelek first met his favorite wrestler Daniel Bryan back in 2012 after his family posted a video on YouTube. The two met and instantly bonded. They kept in touch over the next two years.

Fast forward two years to 2014. Before WrestleMania 30 on April 6, Connor Michalek and Daniel Bryan shared a special moment with all of the WWE stars.

Sadly, Connor died on April 25 following a long battle with pediatric brain cancer.

"Connor was special for a million reasons," Daniel Bryan said. "His smile. He was so quick witted. He was nice to everybody but sometimes brutally honest. You couldn't help but talk to him and instantly fall in love with him."

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Two kittens ran onto subway tracks in Brooklyn, and the MTA halted trains for about an hour as workers tried to corral the felines, witnesses and officials said. MTA also shut off power to the area so workers could go down and try to coax the kittens into carrying cases.

It wasn't known if the kittens were strays or pets.

Read the full NBC New York coverage Here.

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This week, a group of Cooper Union students devised an improvised pulley system to deliver some pizza to their fellow classmates who barricaded themselves inside the college to protest the school's proposal of a tuition system at the traditionally free institution.

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A Catholic church in Germany has decided to allow the parents of Jens Pascal, a nine year old boy who died from a brain tumor, to decorate the tomb with the logo of his favorite football club Borussia Dortmund, thus fulfilling the boy's deathbed wish before he passed away earlier in May. When the church initially denied the request on the grounds that non-Christian elements are not allowed on the gravestone, the story was quickly picked up by the German news media and caused a stir among soccer fans on Facebook, where nearly 150,000 people flocked to the group "The Last Wish of Jens Pascal" and protested the church's denial. Eventually on Monday, the church released a statement saying that a soccer ball and the club's logo will be placed on the ground (though not on the top of the gravestone).

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Today's heartwarming post-Hurricane Sandy story comes from Redditor RuffDesperado, whose friendly neighbor is offering free electricity to people who need to charge their phones. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey residents have been facing massive power outage on an unprecedented scale, which may take longer than a week for complete restoration, according to the utility companies.

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Kyle Camp, a 10-year-old with Down syndrome, went missing Tuesday afternoon. Within hours, hundreds of friends and family had fanned out to find him.

When he didn't turn up, they feared the worst.

But 18 hours after he was last seen, Kyle was discovered safe and sound in a creek -- along with a mini expedition: His four puppies had "kept him warm overnight" in the woods until their barks gave up their location.

Awww.

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Redditor sweeetniblets posted this photo this week:

My friend just went to pet cats at our local animal shelter, and found her cat that had been missing for over a year.

Behold tears of pure happiness and joy!

(Update: Kitty obviously is thrilled to be home.)

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Here's a heartwarmer -- five years ago, Redditor Mantees found a tiny kitten. But it wasn't your average kitten:

While I was on holiday in the south of Italy (was living in the north) I found a tiny kitten desperately crying with the power of a thousands suns. I decided to take care of her during my holiday, so that she would be stronger and more capable to survive when I would leave back home. At the time she was obviously too young to survive alone under a 43 degrees Celsius (109 F) sun.

Her legs were clearly not okay, the mouth was also asymmetrical and impossible to close, probably because of a trauma, but the worst news still had to come. The following day I brought her to the vet who said that her eyes were closed not only because she was still too young but also because an infection ate both eyeballs. The vet also said that she was too weak, and that he thought that she could not survive.

In the following days my brother and I started to take care of her eyes infection, ears infection, intestine worms and fever, while keeping her warm, feeding her with warm powder milk every 4 hours and teaching her to follow the noise of our steps and clapping hands. After 15 days Skunky was still weak but alive, but I had to leave. So I changed my plane reservation to include a pet, and long story short, Skunky is now sleeping in my bed, with the body under my covers and her head on my pillow.

…what Skunky gives to me everyday is worth 10 times more what I might do for her.

Puddle of tears.

[reddit]