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Ruby Holt spent the majority of her life on a farm in Tennessee, but just before her 101st birthday she finally got to go to the beach.

After discovering she had never been, two employees at her assisted living center applied for a grant through a charity organization called Wish of a Lifetime, which funded her entire trip to the Alabama coast on the Gulf of Mexico.

What did she think after taking a stroll on the sand and putting her feet in the water?

"It's cold."

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Stony Brook's marching band dedictated their halftime show to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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Good Samaritans of Twitter Band Together and Answer Dad's Desperate Plea to Help His Autistic Son

Marc Carter's 14-year-old son Ben who suffers from severe autism, has drank from this Tommee Tippee cup, and no other Tommee Tippee cup out there, since he was two years old. Since then Marc has grown very concerned that his son is apt to suffer severe consequences of no other cup is found as replacement. Marc said, "People say he will drink when he's thirsty, but two emergency trips to A&E with severe dehydration say otherwise."

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Story of Grandma Who Texted Thanksgiving Dinner Invitation to Wrong Number Has the Best Ending Ever

How rare is it that we see a text sent to the wrong person evolve into a heartwarming scenario like this one---and with a Thanksgiving dinner invitation to boot! Jamal Hinton is one lucky dude, and you better believe as soon as he shared the original conversation to Twitter, plenty of other hungry teens were ready to beg for their invitations. Fortunately, the numbers have been disconnected!

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Today's heartwarming post-Hurricane Sandy story comes from Redditor RuffDesperado, whose friendly neighbor is offering free electricity to people who need to charge their phones. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey residents have been facing massive power outage on an unprecedented scale, which may take longer than a week for complete restoration, according to the utility companies.

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He goes everywhere with the soon-to-be eight-grader [Rachel Benke], including accepting awards at school, celebrating birthdays, and even on the school track where he one day sprung into action. "Her aide was holding Taxi on the side and he just started pulling away from the aide as hard as he could trying to get to Rachel," [Theresa] Benke said. She said once they got her inside, Rachel had a grand mal seizure, and Taxi wouldn't leave the girl's side. "I don't know how Taxi new this, but he wouldn't let anyone near her until the paramedics arrived,"- KHOU 11.