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Selfie Obsessed, Self Centered Teens? Not These Two

There are some great people in this world, and this story is about two of them, Allie and Brayden.

For Allie, being a teenage girl is hard enough, but imagine being a teenage girl fighting brain cancer. That takes a level of strength and bravery most adults don't have. Now imagine being a teenage girl fighting cancer, losing all your hair, and trying to find the courage to go to the homecoming dance without feeling self conscious.

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Michigan Flu Levels Staying Low

Flu shot clinics continue to pop up around West Michigan as we keep a close eye on reported flu levels.

So far, the news is good according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Little Girl Sings a Sweet Song for her Mom [Video]

If you're watching this video and start to feel your eyes pooling up with tears, it's not because there's someone chopping onions near you. It's because you're human and this sweet, adorable video is the most touching thing you'll see all day.

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Bluegrass Concert Coming to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host a bluegrass concert featuring the Chapel Hill, N.C. band Mipso on October 22 at 7 p.m. to benefit the Education Foundation’s individual scholarship program.

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8 Tips for Talking to Someone With Breast Cancer

These eight tips could help you talk to a relative, friend or co-worker who’s dealing with some tough news.

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here's a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.

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Gilda’s Club West Side Walk is This Saturday

With recent business growth and new development on Grand Rapids’ West Side, this seems like the perfect time to celebrate. So, Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids is hosting an inaugural walk and block party this Saturday, October 3, to celebrate positive changes and create a renewed sense of community in the neighborhood.

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His Birthday Present Isn’t Quite What he was Expecting [Video]

It's this guy's birthday, and his wife has a special present for him.

He thought it was his new Apple watch, but, nooooo, it's something worth much more!

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Singing to Your Wife Brings Huge Meaning to the Word Love [Video]

This is such a tender, loving, sweet, but sad, video.

You better grab some Kleenex for this one, as this man sings to his 93-year-old wife, Laura, as she comes to peace with her final days. Better hang on.

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Dad Explains the Facts of Life to New Baby [Video]

This little baby is the sweetest, and he's completely blown away when his father tries to explain the facts of life to him. So cute!

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West Nile Virus in Ottawa County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed Michigan's first human cases of West Nile virus for 2015. The virus has been found in people in Macomb, Monroe, and Ottawa counties.

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Childhood Cancer Month Brings out the Best in People [Video]

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This a month that I hope creates more awareness for the fight against childhood cancers. It did for singer Rachel Platten.

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