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Meet the Cancer Survivor Representing Her Country at the World Cup

Rebekah Stott, a Football Ferns defender, displayed her indomitable spirit and perseverance as she made an inspiring comeback after battling Hodgkin's lymphoma. Her lion-hearted performance and last-ditch tackles contributed significantly to the team's historic 1-0 win. Stott's journey of overcoming Hodgkin's lymphoma has been an inspiration to her teammates and fans, and her triumphant return to the field, coupled with her defensive prowess, filled the team with pride and admiration for her incredible strength and spirit.

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This Runner is on a Mission to Find the Mystery Doctors Who Saved His Life

A military veteran who suffered two cardiac arrests while preparing for a marathon is searching for the mystery doctors who helped save his life. Grant Williams collapsed during a jog in Liverpool, with his running mates and passing doctors performing CPR and using a defibrillator to revive him. The grateful veteran wants to thank the doctors personally as he aims to raise awareness about defibrillator use after recent high-profile cases in football have highlighted their importance.

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This Volleyball-Playing Dog is a Pro!

In the world of volleyball, one team stands out with a man and a talented dog named Kiara. Together, they showcase impressive skills on the court. With precision and teamwork, they execute perfect spikes and set shots during their matches. Kiara's passion for volleyball has gained her a strong following on social media and in the sports world. Watch her in action on Instagram and TikTok for some amazing plays!

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After Waiting More Than 1,000 Days for a New Heart, This 4-Year-Old Girl is Finally Home From the Hospital

After waiting nearly 3 years, a 4-year-old girl was discharged from Texas Children's Hospital following a successful heart transplant. Arctura received a donor heart on March 29 and enjoyed a celebratory send-off parade with hospital staff lining the halls. Excited to explore the local park, she expressed her happiness with her new heart. Arctura's journey began with a congenital heart defect but now offers hope for others during National Donate Life Month.

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How One Soccer Team is Going the Extra Mile to Make Fans who are Deaf Feel Included

Newcastle United captain Dan Burn has made a deaf football fan proud by using sign language during goal celebrations at St James' Park. Fans who are deaf or have hearing loss can now experience the atmosphere better with new "haptic" kits introduced on 13 April, which vibrate when action happens on the pitch. These special shirts were created in partnership between Newcastle United's kit sponsor Sela and the Royal National Institute for the Deaf. O

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How the Color Purple Could Lead Us to Alien Life

In an exciting discovery, NASA has confirmed over 5,000 exoplanets so far. Researchers from the Carl Sagan Institute are now urging scientists to search for purple worlds as potential signs of life in the universe. Purple bacteria could thrive on planets orbiting cooler red dwarf stars and may produce distinct biosignatures detectable by next-generation telescopes. This new study opens up possibilities for finding different forms of life beyond Earth, with purple potentially becoming the new green in our search for extraterrestrial life.

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This Grandmother Just Shattered the Guinness World Record for Longest Plank

In a heartwarming story from Alberta, Canada, grandmother and retired educator DonnaJean Wilde has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest female abdominal plank. After facing a setback 12 years ago due to a broken wrist, she discovered planking as an alternative fitness routine and practiced diligently every day. With unwavering dedication, DonnaJean held a plank for an astonishing 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 11 seconds – surpassing the previous record. Her inspiring achievement was witnessed by her grandchildren and students who cheered her on.

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How a Cacao Project in Sierra Leone is Boosting Biodiversity and Livelihood

In West Africa's Gola rainforest, a thriving biodiversity hotspot is home to over 400 wildlife species and supports more than 100 forest-dependent communities. A REDD+ carbon credit program implemented in 2015 has successfully slowed deforestation rates by promoting conservation efforts like shade-grown cacao plantations, benefiting both the environment and local farmers. Independent evaluations have shown that the REDD+ program has not only reduced deforestation but also increased household incomes while avoiding significant CO2 emissions annually.

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More than 50 Dogs and 3 Cats Were Just Recued From Dangerous Living Conditions

In a heartwarming rescue mission, 60 live animals, including days-old puppies, were saved in Des Moines, Iowa by The Animal Rescue League and Norwalk Police. Along with 57 dogs and puppies were 3 cats living in terrible conditions. The animals are now under the care of ARL's medical team receiving the help they desperately need after being discovered in waste-covered floors with overwhelming smells. Despite facing challenges due to their shelter already being full, ARL stepped up to provide these animals with the care they deserve.

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What Went Right: A Roundup of This Week's Best News

In a world full of negative headlines, it's easy to forget the good that's happening too. But we believe that good news matters, and there's tons of it to go around! Some of this week's best headlines include Europe removing a record number of dams, a historic tree in England making a big comeback, and a remarkable soar in renewable energy. Plus, Cambodia's mangroves unearthed some incredible animal discoveries!

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This Homeowner Discovered a 100-Year-Old Time Capsule in His Ceiling

A homeowner in Grand Rapids, Michigan was shocked to find a 100-year-old time capsule hidden in his bathroom ceiling. The discovery included a small cast iron pan and newspapers from 1915. Jesse Leitch and his family were thrilled by the unexpected find! Despite being loosely stored, the items were remarkably well-preserved. Inspired by this surprise, Jesse plans to leave his own time capsule for future generations to discover - maybe even cook with that old cast iron pan!

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This Runner is on a Mission to Find the Mystery Doctors Who Saved His Life

This Volleyball-Playing Dog is a Pro!

After Waiting More Than 1,000 Days for a New Heart, This 4-Year-Old Girl is Finally Home From the Hospital

How One Soccer Team is Going the Extra Mile to Make Fans who are Deaf Feel Included

How the Color Purple Could Lead Us to Alien Life

This Grandmother Just Shattered the Guinness World Record for Longest Plank

How a Cacao Project in Sierra Leone is Boosting Biodiversity and Livelihood

More than 50 Dogs and 3 Cats Were Just Recued From Dangerous Living Conditions

What Went Right: A Roundup of This Week's Best News

This Homeowner Discovered a 100-Year-Old Time Capsule in His Ceiling