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Remarkable Young Girl Doing Hundreds of Acts of Kindness [Video]

Here is a remarkable story of a young girl who wants to help people. That's all, just help by doing an act of kindness.

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Mother Reunited With Daughter 50 Years After Being Told She Died

Family reunions don't get much better than this.

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There’s a new Baby in Town. Meet Neo!

Awww, this new baby is really cute. Congratulations to the parents of Neo, born on this past December 16th, and just introduced to the public this past week at the John Ball Zoo!

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 1985, April has been nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has officially declared it such once again in Michigan. And, it is vitally important the we acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child maltreatment in all of its forms.

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A Very Special Teddy Bear Helps Children Cope With Hospital Stays [Video]

A research group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology just unveiled a new robotic toy to help young children cope with being in the hospital.

This interactive robot teddy bear is called a Huggable, and it reduces stress, anxiety and pain in kids by engaging them. 

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Hope Network Hosting Bridge Walk in Grand Rapids to Support Autism Fund

Hope Network is kicking off Autism Awareness month by hosting a bridge walk led by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley across the Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids to promote awareness of Autism Spectrum disorders.

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Survey Suggests Kids Learn Fear of Dentist from Parents

A new survey out this week from Delta Dental finds that children may be picking up on their parents' fear of visiting the dentist.

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West Michigan Aviation Academy and Fennville Moving from Class C to Class B

Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason tournaments in traditionally classified sports (A, B, C, D) for the 2015-16 school year have been announced.

Changes include West Michigan Aviation Academy and Fennville Moving from Class C to Class B.

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West Michigan Goes Orange to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Photos]

Today is Go Orange Day!

People across West Michigan are wearing orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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Not Going Away for Spring Break? Plenty of Fun to be Found at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Not everyone goes away to a tropical climate for spring break. Many, many people and families stay home, with mom and dad hoping to find activities for the kids to occupy their time.

Here's an idea: Spend your spring break at the Grand Rapids Public Museum!

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Wear Orange on March 27 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Video]

1 in 4 children in West Michigan are affected by hunger.

Join us on March 27 for Go Orange Day and wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts — 2015

Easter is on Sunday, April 5.

However, kids don't have to wait that long to get an early taste of a chocolate bunny. There are some Easter egg hunts the weekend before Easter and some the weekend of.

Take a look at our list and have a happy Easter!

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