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Kindergartners Learn To “Pay It Forward”

One man’s commitment to sharing kindness turned into a lesson today that could last a lifetime for some Irving students.

CBS 11–03/17/2014

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Paralyzed North Texas Man Dips Into Savings To Help Stranger

It was a cold day when a North Texas hunter gave up what little savings he had to help a man in need stay warm. Now he’s being rewarded for that small gesture of kindness.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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8-Year-Old Boy Gets Gift Of Hearing For Christmas

When Jeremy Lopez asked for a hearing aid for Christmas, somebody heard his wish. After suffering multiple ear infections and surgeries to alleviate the problem, the 8-year-old was left with serious hearing loss.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

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End Of The Line For 81-Year-Old’s Backyard Train Ride

All Joel Occhuizzo planned to build years ago was a little toy train to go around the tree outside his home in Richardson, but his simple idea kept growing.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

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Coppell Students Learning A Lesson In Giving

Students at Valley Ranch Elementary in Coppell ISD are learning a very valuable lesson, as they took their project from the classroom to the real world when they adopted families in need.

CBS 11–12/23/2013

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Viewers Help Grandmother Who Had Christmas Gifts Stolen

The heartache of a grandmother, raising eight grandchildren struck the hearts of many people in North Texas; so much, that offers to help came pouring in.

CBS 11–12/20/2013

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Community Makes Repaired Home One Family’s Christmas Miracle

People could tell from the outside the Cathey home was in disrepair. The porch had collapsed and the back wall had rotted out from repeated flooding during rain storms — but there was more than that.

CBS 11–12/20/2013

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Tables Turn As Youngsters Give Christmas To The Elderly

The elementary students from Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth paid a surprise visit to their neighbors Thursday. Dozens of students paraded in a long line from their school, down the street and into Wedgewood Nursing home.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

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North Texans Set Out On ‘Day Of Service’

In cities across North Texas, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was marked with a day of service.

CBSDFW.COM–01/21/2013

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Cook Children’s Taking A Page From Neiman’s For Christmas Giving

Taking a page from Neiman Marcus’ lavish holiday wish book–Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Medical Center is being included in a national children’s hospital ‘wish list’ organized by the Children’s Miracle Network.

11/13/2012

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Dallas Boy Scouts Losing United Way Funding

The United Way of Dallas is expected to announce funding recipients Wednesday morning that for the first time in decades, will not include groups like the Boy Scouts and the Volunteer Center of North Texas.

05/25/2011