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Local family proving just how powerful cookbooks can be Video included

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Cookbooks are full of possibilities and one local family is proving just how powerful they can be.

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Local man taking mobile shower truck to Texas for hurricane victims Video included

Outside of 'Shower to the People' truck (Credit: KMOV) Outside of 'Shower to the People' truck (Credit: KMOV)
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A local man who wants to bring showers to the people is traveling to help hurricane victims.

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Man who woke up paralyzed using misfortune to help others

Brandon Main (Credit: Family) Brandon Main (Credit: Family)
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A young man is taking his misfortune and using it as a way to help and inspire others.

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Sisters create foundation that uses miniature horse to make big impact

Applejack the miniature horse outside Mercy Children's Hospital (Credit: KMOV) Applejack the miniature horse outside Mercy Children's Hospital (Credit: KMOV)
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Two sisters dedicated to helping sick children are using a miniature horse to make a big difference at Mercy Children’s Hospital.

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South County group dedicated to finding cure for Alzheimer’s

Outside of the Gardenview Care Center (Credit: KMOV) Outside of the Gardenview Care Center (Credit: KMOV)
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A group in South County have dedicated their careers to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s.

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Man joins 'Pedal the Cause' after own battle with cancer

Craig Stiegemeier (Credit: Craig) Craig Stiegemeier (Credit: Craig)
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Craig Stiegemeier joined ‘Pedal the Cause’ after his own battle with cancer.

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12-year-old joined Pedal the Cause after beating lymphoma

Luke Kahroff (Credit: Family) Luke Kahroff (Credit: Family)
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 Luke Kahroff loves pretty much all sports but in September 2014 he was diagnosed with Acute T-Cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

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Father, son participate in Pedal the Cause after each battling cancer Video included

Derrick & Don Conine (Credit: Family) Derrick & Don Conine (Credit: Family)
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A father and son are participating in Pedal the Cause after each battling cancer.

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Leukemia survivor uses 'cancer curing bike' to help others

Darcy Nayler riding her bicycle (Credit: KMOV) Darcy Nayler riding her bicycle (Credit: KMOV)
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A woman is pedaling for a cause after finishing her battle with leukemia.

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High schooler 'wishing it forward' to make 7th grader's Disneyworld dream come true

Nathan Hicks' wish was to go to Disneyworld (Credit: KMOV) Nathan Hicks' wish was to go to Disneyworld (Credit: KMOV)
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A local high school student is using her experience to make someone else’s wish come true.

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Girl, 7, raising money to buy Build-A-Bears for children in difficult situations Video included

Noa Grace Welborn & her siblings with some of the bears (Credit: gofundme) Noa Grace Welborn & her siblings with some of the bears (Credit: gofundme)
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A second-grade student in Belleville collected enough money to buy Build-a-Bears for children in difficult situations.

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Ways to celebrate 'Star Wars Day' in St. Louis Video included

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May the Fourth be with you on this Thursday!

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Goody Goody Diner worker greets customers with words woven to inspire Video included

Sylvester Bell (Credit: KMOV) Sylvester Bell (Credit: KMOV)
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A north St. Louis diner host is known for treating every customer with a smile and impactful words.

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Donations helped Shriners Hospital get 'Extreme CT' machine

'Extreme CT' machine (Credit:KMOV) 'Extreme CT' machine (Credit:KMOV)
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Shriners Hospital in St. Louis has one of only two ‘Extreme CT’ machines in the Midwest thanks to donations.

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Harris Hero: Air Force colonel goes above, beyond to help children at Shriners Hospital

Laurel ‘Buff’ Burkel (Credit: Laurel ‘Buff’ Burkel) Laurel ‘Buff’ Burkel (Credit: Laurel ‘Buff’ Burkel)
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An Air Force Colonel goes above and beyond to show patients at Shriners Hospital for Children they have someone they can relate to.

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Harris Hero: A local doctor making huge impact on children’s lives

Dr. Perry Scheneker has been working at Shriners Hospital since 1974. (Credit: KMOV) Dr. Perry Scheneker has been working at Shriners Hospital since 1974. (Credit: KMOV)
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A local doctor is making a huge difference in thousands of children’s lives, but the month of March is particularly special.

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Harris Hero: 8 year-old raises funds for multiple cancer-related charities

Eight year-old Roxie Schopp has worked hard to raise funds for multiple cancer-related charities and fundraisers. She is the face of a national fundraising campaign and the spearhead of her own fundraising efforts, even donating her own savings into her campaigns. 

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Harris Heroes: Radio stations keeps visually impaired 'a part' of community

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Most often used for music, a former police officer uses the radio as a way to learn about what is going on around him.

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Harris Heroes: Girls show true meaning of friendship through cancer battle

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Two girls are showing they know the true meaning of friendship.

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Steve Harris shares the story of his hero, his grandpa

Steve Harris with his grandfather, Wayne Adey (Credit: Steve Harris) Steve Harris with his grandfather, Wayne Adey (Credit: Steve Harris)
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Over the past three years, I’ve told 128 hero stories and people always ask me who my hero is.  

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Harris Heroes: Taxi driver goes above and beyond

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 Doing something good for others and giving back; that's the story of the holiday season. But, it's also the message behind our Harris Heroes stories.  

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Bus driver, student jump into action after girl passes out

A student at Parkway School District recovers after her bus driver and fellow classmate come to the rescue. (Credit: KMOV) A student at Parkway School District recovers after her bus driver and fellow classmate come to the rescue. (Credit: KMOV)
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A veteran bus driver and freshman high school student did not hesitate during an emergency on what was supposed to be an ordinary bus ride.

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South County girl creates t-shirt to raise money for bullying victims

T-shirt designed by Gabi Knarr (Credit: KMOV) T-shirt designed by Gabi Knarr (Credit: KMOV)
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A South County girl decided to take action after being bullied in second and third grade.

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High school students create wheelchair for girl with spina bifida

Faith Willis in her wheelchair created by high school students (Credit: KMOV) Faith Willis in her wheelchair created by high school students (Credit: KMOV)
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A group of high school students jumped in to save the day after a girl living with Spina Bifida found out she was too little for a wheelchair.

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Local second-graders sell hot chocolate for Haiti

Students outside Spoede Elementary selling hot chocolate (Credit: KMOV) Students outside Spoede Elementary selling hot chocolate (Credit: KMOV)
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A group of students from Spoede Elementary School skipped their Halloween party to collect money.

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Girl's random of act of kindness brings smiles to students, faculty

Sticky notes written by the group (Credit: KMOV) Sticky notes written by the group (Credit: KMOV)
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A girl enlisted the help of her principal and friends to bring a smile to students and faculty at a local school.

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Woman steps up to treat girl to special birthday manicure

Dana gave Kate a manicure at her salon (Credit: KMOV) Dana gave Kate a manicure at her salon (Credit: KMOV)
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When a girl in Jefferson County was refused service at a nail salon a special woman stepped up to right the wrong.

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St. Louis Blues to 'Pedal the Cause' for Colin this weekend

Colin & Louie (Credit: KMOV) Colin & Louie (Credit: KMOV)
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Colin Schlereth is inspiring the St. Louis Blues on and off the ice.

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