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WATCH: 21 Golden Retriever Puppies Go on an Afternoon Adventure

(1) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 12:19 PM

They frolic! They play! They chase and tumble. And you will never be so excited by the idea of puppy breath! Check out this video and watch the painfully adorable afternoon adventure through a meadow with 21 Golden Retriever puppies. You read that right, 21 Golden Retriever puppies! At six...

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WATCH: Ex-NBA Player Goes From Addict to Inspiration

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 1:02 PM

To NBA fans, Chris Herren looked like he had it all. Money, fame and a gorgeous family. However, his life away from the bright lights of the NBA court was ridden with addiction to drugs and alcohol. In his efforts to prevent others from following the same tumultuous path he...

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WATCH: Keep Your Burgers Juicy and Flavorful With These Kitchen Hacks

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 3:35 PM

Are you a busy mom? Do you need some quick tips to help you get things done in your kitchen faster, easier, and better? Check out this brand new episode of "Kitchen Hacks" with Marysol Castro, mom of two, as she shares some of her inventive ways to enjoy your...

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WATCH: Dopey Yet Determined Animals Chase Their Tails

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 3:18 PM

We love our pets. We especially love their determination when they chase their tails! Check out this hilarious compilation of owners watching their favorite family members go round and round in circles trying to catch their elusive backside appendages. Even if they never succeed, it's adorable when they try!

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WATCH: World's Friendliest Restaurant Holds Hug-a-Thon for Charity

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 1:59 PM

This week's Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment is full of hugs! Who doesn't love a nice, genuine hug? No one understands this better than Tim Harris, owner of the "world's friendliest restaurant", Tim's Place. Tim, who was born with Down syndrome, loves nothing more than doling out hugs by...

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WATCH: Slash Helps At-Risk Teens Find Their 'Road to Recovery'

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 1:32 PM

Our friends and YouTube Channel Partner at Road Recovery are at it again helping at-risk teens. The organization, dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities, teamed up with Slash in another amazing interview. Various rock stars/musicians, like Slash, mentor young people in their programs.

Slash, formerly a...

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WATCH: 3 Ways Sunshine Makes You Happy and Healthy

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 2:43 PM

We all feel a little happier on a sunny day or riding in a car with the windows down. Sometimes the most calming place to be is sitting on the beach listening to the sound of the waves crash on the beach. Have you ever wondered why these small pleasures...

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WATCH: Senior Pit Bull Helps Woman Heal After Heartache

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 10:30 AM

Vicky Neville and her tender-hearted bull dogs did not always have it easy. After years of heartache and enduring the loss of three bull dogs, recovering from divorce and witnessing the passing of her sister and soulmate, Vicky was admitted into inpatient care for her chronic depression. While in recovery,...

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WATCH: Mother-Daughter Duo Defies Disability By Running Marathons

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 1:52 PM

Arianna Tanghe is like most 14-year-old girls. She loves music, movies and spending time with her family and friends. She's the youngest sibling of two athletes and longed to experience the rush of crossing the finish line just like her brother and sister before her. There is just one complication....

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WATCH: Mama Mia! These Babies Eating Spaghetti are Adorabile!

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 3:48 PM

What's the best way to eat spaghetti? These adorable babies will show you all the fun ways to slurp, chew and make a mess out of this classic Italian meal. This video will put a smile on your face and make you reach for a napkin!

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WATCH: The Story of One Couple's Life-Changing Cross-Country Dog Walk

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 1:49 PM

In this Chicken Soup For The Soul moment we are walking across the country! Kait & John Seyal, along with their two dogs Max & Grace, walked across the U.S. from DE to CA. They walked to promote pet therapy and animal rescue. Along the way, they stopped...

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WATCH: Special Friendships Build Over Bowling

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 1:10 PM

Creating friendships when you're a teenager can be difficult. That's why The Friendship Circle was formed, an organization that pairs teens with kids who have special needs. Teens gather to spend a couple hours of their day forming meaningful friendships with kids who may not have regular opportunities to socialize,...

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WATCH: Road to Recovery With Actor And Comedian Denis Leary

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 3:30 PM

We've introduced you to our friends and YouTube channel partner Road Recovery before. But to recap, it's an organization dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities. They team up with various rock stars/musicians to mentor the young people in their programs. In this interview, we meet well...

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WATCH: Inspired Teen Gives Back With Positivity and a Prom Dress

(1) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 1:04 PM

When life gave Lexi Kelley lemons, she didn't just make lemonade. While recuperating from a terrifying car accident, 12-year-old Lexi was showered with love and support from those closest to her. As her condition began to improve, she realized how vital their role was to her recovery.

The idea...

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WATCH: Husband and Wife Minister With Bruce Springsteen

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 3:55 PM

You may know a lot about your faith, but did you ever take the time to get to know your clergy leaders? Although we look to them for religious and spiritual guidance, we often overlook the human spirit that lies underneath the robes! Believe it or not, they are just like you and me! In Clergy Chronicles: The Side You Never See, a unique original series, HooplaHa unveils the human perspective on our spiritual leaders' joys in life that really make them smile.

This brand new episode goes inside the lives of David Rowe and Alida Ward, the spiritual power couple of Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield, CT, as they lead their congregation using the eternal wisdom of Green Day, their passion for sports and emphatic desire to serve their...

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WATCH: Adorable Dogs' Funny Failures

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2015 | 12:45 PM

We love our dogs. They are man's best friend and offer unconditional love and admiration that makes everyday with them better. Although they often become the favorite members of our families, some of the best moments are watching them do the things only dogs do. Check out his video and watch these favorite family pets chase their tails, bark at their reflections, try to play catch and sneak food off the table...and fail in adorable...

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WATCH: Simple Ways to Make a Stranger's Day Brighter

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 1:19 PM

This "Chicken Soup For The Soul" moment is making the world a kinder place! If everyone performed one random act of kindness every day, everyone would be happier! Whether is a nice compliment, holding a door open or paying for someone's lunch any act of kindness counts! No act is too big or small to help make the world a better place! What act will you pledge to do...

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WATCH: Turn This Bathroom Essential Into a Backyard Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 12:41 PM

Is your grocery list growing as quickly as your trash bin? Save yourself time, money and an extra trip to the recycling bin with the expert casual luxury lifestyle advice from Mar Jennings on this brand new episode of "Mission Repurpose," a HooplaHa original series. Let Mar, author of Life on Mar's: A Four Season Garden and Life on Mar's: Creating Casual Luxury, help you think out side the box and rediscover the multiple uses for your common household items so can spend less time running errands and more time doing what you...

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WATCH: Let This Famous Phrase 'Give You a Bigger Bang for Your Buck'

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 12:28 PM

Have you ever wondered what crazy stories lie underneath the meaning of odd phrases and sayings? Let Professor Good N' Well end your suspense on this episode of Famous Phrases and Sayings, a HooplaHa Original series featuring comedian Eddie Brill.

This brand new episode follows Professor Good N' Well, our in house expert on history and humor as he attempts to cracks the mysterious origin of the phrase '"Bigger Bang For Your Buck." It just so happens that during the Red Scare of the 1950s, President Eisenhower decided to increase military action and decrease spending by allowing congress the ability to use atomic warfare for any conflict "larger than a brushfire war." The administration maintained national security and decreased the number of troops, earning the President a "bigger bang for his...

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WATCH: Pet Photo Booth Helps Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 2:33 PM

Have you ever found it difficult to connect with a pet in a dog shelter? They are loud places where lots of animals are jumping, barking and competing for your attention. That's why the Humane Society of Utah decided to give each dog its individual chance to shine in front of the lights of their staff photographer, Guinnever Shuster, to show off its unique personality.

By separating each dog from the pack and allowing a snap shot to reveal what makes each dog special, pet lovers are getting the chance to form a connection with these animals before they ever step foot inside the dog shelter. Thanks to magic of social media, the Utah Dog Shelter has potential dog owners lined up for the opportunity to provide a lucky pet a forever...

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