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WATCH: Marshall the Miracle Dog Helps Kids to Value Kindness

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 2:38 PM

Marshall was abandoned, abused and starving. He was among 60 other dogs living on a property without food, water and shelter. During the time of his rescue by Animal Planet's Confessions, he had a badly broken front leg, bite marks all over his body and a tennis ball sized hole...

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WATCH: L.A. Filmmaker Honors Quadriplegic Friend With Inspirational Movie

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 2:53 PM

At the age of seven months, Christopher Rush was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, and his parents were told he would be "no more than a dishrag, and dead by the age of two." Christopher lived to 30, and in that time he achieved more than most able-bodied people do in...

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WATCH: Hunky Soap Star Surprises Some Lucky Ladies

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 3:13 PM

The daily life of retirement can become very humdrum without the stimulation of family, friends and a career. That's why Daniel Cosgrove, the dashing soap star decided to pay a few ladies a surprise visit to the Westport Center For Senior Activities in Westport, CT one afternoon to learn what...

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WATCH: It's Chow Time! Dogs Go Wild for Dinner

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 1:25 PM

Are you hungry for dinner? Check out this video and watch these playful pets, jump, squeal and beg for some mealtime grub! Their excitement will make you run to the pantry to prepare a late of something special for your favorite family pouch!

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WATCH: Pet Owner Turns a Foster Failure Into a Rabbit Rescue

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 1:38 PM

This Chicken Soup Moment is brought to you by... Hope - a bunny who was given a second chance. In this heartwarming tale of rags to riches, Hope the bunny escaped near death and is "hoppily" living with Amy in Massachusetts after she was rescued and nursed back to health...

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WATCH: Moms, Turn a Drab Dorm Room Into a College Kid's Dream

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 12:48 PM

For professional organizer Barbara Reich, no cluttered room is a challenge. With a 360-degree approach to organizing, Barbara can take any room from messy to magical! With more than 15 years of experience, Barbara has appeared on TODAY and has also written an award-winning book for Simon & Schuster, "Secrets...

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WATCH: Eccentric 77-Year-Old Shows Off Her Colorful Style Tips

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 2:40 PM

There is no doubt that 77-year-old Darla Shaw is an eccentric, and she is proud of that label. When she is not teaching as a full time college professor, she may be playing in her Kazoo and steel drum band, or attending her belly dancing class, or teaching Alzheimer awareness...

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WATCH: Brother and Sister Duo Empower Kids to Protect the Environment

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 1:12 PM

Carter and Olivia Ries wanted to make a difference. When Carter was 8 and Olivia was 7, their aunt adopted two cheetahs for them from South Africa. It was then they learned the significance of endangered species and why it was even necessary for the two children to adopt a...

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WATCH: Kayaking Camp Teaches Inner City Kids to Ride Out the Waves

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 12:43 PM

After 9/11, Jesse Stone wanted to do something for the inner city youth. They had not been directly impacted by a traumatic global event, but were already enduring many untold struggles closer to home.

That's when she decided to create the Inner City Kayaking Camp for New York City...

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WATCH: Cats Who Think It's Funny to Scare You

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 1:19 PM

We love our cats! They are one of the best sources of love and entertainment in our homes. Sometimes, though, they can be a little creepy! Check out this video and watch these hilarious cats creep along baseboards, stalk backyard animals and terrorize their family members as they attack out...

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WATCH: Kids' Advice For Living Life With a Smile

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 2:03 PM

This "Chicken Soup For The Soul" Moment is going to make you happy! A group of kids are asked various questions about what makes us happy. How do you turn a frown upside down? Is laughing better than smiling?

These cheerful kids are asked to demonstrate various different smiles. I...

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WATCH: The Hottest #LUXEVEGAS Pool Parties

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 2:06 PM

What's the best way to spend the day before hitting the clubs in Vegas? Soaking up the desert sun at the hottest pool parties on The Strip! Check out the latest episode of #LUXEVEGAS and find out the most popular pool hang out spots to show off your favorite bikini....

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WATCH: Meatballs and Cookies Are a Match Made in Heaven

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 1:22 PM

He was an Italian boy from the Bronx. She was an Italian girl from the homeland. They spent summers together on the Amalfi Coast. And before you knew it, boy and girl fell and love and wasted no time tying the knot.

Joe and Katy's passion for food was...

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WATCH: Celebrities Create Nutrition Bar That Saves Lives

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 2:03 PM

What if your favorite fruit and nut bar was not just a midday snack, but was also a meal for a hungry child across the globe? Well now, it can be! When Hollywood actors Todd Grinnell, Ryan Devlin and Ravi Patel visited Liberia, they were heartbroken by the poverty they...

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WATCH: Take a Journey to the 10 Happiest Places in the World

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 1:28 PM

Are you in the need of a change of scenery? Is your summer vacation still leaving you to daydream about faraway places? Check out this video and take a virtual trip to the 10 happiest countries in the world! In just a matter of minutes, you'll be transported to 4...

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WATCH: Do You Have a "Skeleton In Your Closet?"

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 3:09 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", a HooplaHa original series featuring comedian Eddie Brill.

This brand new episode follows Professor Good N' Well, our in house...

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WATCH: Writer Overcomes Depression By Learning 60 New Hobbies

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2015 | 2:10 PM

In this week's "Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment" we meet Libby, the "Hobby Hoarder!" Libby, also known as "The Hobby Hoarder," fulfilled her life with 104 NEW hobbies. By challenging herself and trying "a little bit of everything," she learned to live every day as it was her first,...

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WATCH: L.A. Couple Befriends the Homeless With Love and Life's Essentials

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 1:57 PM

Jef Joslin grew up in a small town in Tennessee and like many kids he knew, Jef grew up in a faith-based home, he was very athletic and played football throughout high school, even accepting a scholarship to play the time honored sport collegiately.

Despite his obligation to friends...

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WATCH: 4th Generation Business Thrives With Unbreakable Bond

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 11:39 AM

Tim Currie is a devoted family man, just like the two generations that came before him. He is the proud owner of Currie's Tires of Norwalk, CT, which was started by his grandfather LJ Duck Currie in 1929. His two sons, Adam and Tim Jr., have also decided to follow...

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WATCH: Comedians Prove Laughter is the Best Medicine

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 11:30 AM

When a health scare strikes, we visit our favorite physicians and medical experts for help. Although modern medicine is an integral part of the healing process, did you know that one of life's best natural remedies can be found at The Club...a COMEDY club that is!

That's exactly what...

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