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ABCNews.com
October 23, 2017 - 3:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A mom of six who has been asked one too many times why she has "so many kids" decided to answer the question once and for all in a now-viral Facebook video. Jenny Evans, who lives in New England with her husband, Phillip and six children ages 1 to 13, is the woman behind the Facebook...
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Taylor Tignor
October 23, 2017 - 3:10 pm
(ABINGDON, Va.) -- One woman's breast-feeding jack-o'-lantern creation is getting lots of love on Facebook. Taylor Tignor of Abingdon, Virginia, shared a picture of her pumpkin on the Facebook page called Breastfeeding Mama Talk, where it received thousands of likes and shares. "I'm very, very...
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Deanna Alfano
October 23, 2017 - 9:44 am
(MELROSE PARK, Ill.) -- When Anthony, who has cerebral palsy and is non-verbal, got a device that allows him to use his eyes to communicate, the first thing he did was pull up the alphabet board like he sees on the show, according to his mom, Deanna Alfano. So when it came time to create a...
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Crystal Kaye
October 23, 2017 - 9:41 am
(KANSAS CITY) -- Crystal Kaye's work designing dolls to represent women with skin-pigment loss is drawing grateful responses from women across the country who are thrilled to have a doll that looks like them. “I get messages from women saying that they’re in tears. Women in their 40s and 50s,...
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October 22, 2017 - 4:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- At least 9 million deaths a year can be attributed to pollution, according to a new report published in The Lancet . The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health found that toxic air, water, soil, chemical and workplaces killed one in six people worldwide in 2015. This is because of...
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Kristin Marx
October 20, 2017 - 7:52 pm
(MILWAUKEE) -- Kristin Marx finished the Milwaukee Half-Marathon Sunday, surrounded by family, friends and her cardiac-care team. It was a huge accomplishment for Marx, 37, who said she'd come up with the "crazy idea" with her sister-in-law one day in July. "We thought, 'Hey, wouldn't it be fun to...
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Deanna Alfano
October 20, 2017 - 5:02 pm
(MIAMI) -- Meet the baby boy whose smile has been viewed more than 1 million times on Facebook. His name is Cruz Muse, born six weeks ago during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Miami, his mother, Lidia Muse, told ABC News. "We didn’t lose power -- thank God -- because I’m in a new house so they...
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October 20, 2017 - 10:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Affordable Care Act has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But whether future changes to this law could reverse the trend remains to be seen. “We wanted to understand what the ACA did, especially for...
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