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WATCH: Girl's reaction to shooting first deer goes viral

A video of a 7-year-old Texas girl shooting a deer for the first time has gone viral.

Video uploaded to Facebook by Cory Klapper on Monday shows his daughter, Lilly, focusing on her target, before successfully pulling the trigger and shooting a deer in front of her. Lilly, excited about the result, then has a huge grin on her face as her father celebrates the shot.

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“I respect and understand that this video may not be for everyone. If you think that you might be offended by this video that has my daughter shooting a deer with a modern hunting rifle, please keep scrolling,” Klapper wrote on Facebook.

Thousands of people have commented on the video, pointing out Lilly's reaction as well.

“Cody, I don’t know you but I can tell you that the discipline and concentration that young lady shows while waiting on the shot far exceeds some adults I know,” one commented wrote. “And her gun safety by keeping her finger off the trigger until ready to make the shot, and immediately putting the safety on after the shot is awesome and is a testimate (sic) to you as her Dad and mentor. You are doing it right sir! Congrats! That is a special moment indeed!”

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“The smile on her face was priceless! She did great!” another commenter wrote.

According to KDFW, Lilly has been working on her shooting skills since she was 5.

The video has been viewed more than 2.4 million times and has been shared more than 45,500 times.

Toddler wakes up, smiles days after doctors recommend taking her off life support

The parents of a 1-year-old girl in France say they are hopeful that their daughter will recover after a virus attacked her nervous system.

The girl, identified only as Marwa, of Marseilles, France, was taken to the hospital in September as she battled an aggressive virus.

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According to The Sun, doctors put her into a coma, but after months the girl receiving breathing assistance, they decided that there was nothing more they could do. They reportedly suggested taking her off life support.

The family launched a social media campaign to continue treatment. Ten days later, the family said Marwa shocked doctors by awakening on her own and smiling.

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Her father posted a video of his daughter’s smile to social media.

Marwa has a twin sister. Her parents remain hopeful that she will recover.

>> Watch the video here

Ma Marwa d'amour, tu me manques mon angePosted by Jamais sans Marwa on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Posted by Jamais sans Marwa on Monday, November 14, 2016Merci a tous, Merci pour votre soutien ainsi que pour votre participation.Vous êtes très nombreux à partager, a signer...Posted by Jamais sans Marwa on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

After surviving a rare birth defect, baby has sweetest reaction to seeing first snow

A baby girl’s reaction to seeing her first snowfall has gone viral.

Clara Ray was born with numerous physical problems, including two holes in her heart. When she was just 6 days old, doctors performed open-heart surgery on the newborn.

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Despite the setbacks, Clara survived and is now 5 months old. Her mother, Johanna Morton, posted photos to Facebook showing Clara’s reaction to seeing her first snow while celebrating Thanksgiving in Cornwallville, New York.

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“She was, like, mesmerized,” Morton told Inside Edition. “She just kept smiling.”

Doctors aren’t sure how long Clara has to live. They told her family to enjoy every day they have with her.

>> See the viral photos below

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Florida boy calls 911, invites deputies to Thanksgiving dinner

A boy named Billy from Walton County, Florida, called 911 to invite deputies to Thanksgiving dinner – and put a smile on everyone’s faces as a result.

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office, while it doesn't encourage this use of 911 in the future, was pleased to take Billy's call.

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“With all the bad calls we take on a daily basis, this one was a welcomed happy call that made all of us smile,” Lead Communications Officer Monica Webster said.

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Billy got a visit from deputies Damon Byrd and Aaron Etheridge, a cool picture behind the wheel of a police car and a sheriff’s badge.Read more here.

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BOY CALLS 911 TO INVITE WCSO FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER A little boy melted all the hearts in Walton County Sheriff's...Posted by Walton County Sheriff, Michael A. Adkinson, Jr. on Thursday, November 24, 2016

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FBI clears Brad Pitt in child abuse investigation

Nicole Moschella contributed to this report.

Brad Pitt will not face any charges after the FBI closed an investigation into allegations that he lost his temper in front of one or more of his children on a private plane on Sept. 14, according to an FBI spokeswoman.

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The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services cleared Pitt of the allegations earlier this month.

"In response to allegations made following a flight within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States which landed in Los Angeles carrying Mr. Brad Pitt and his children, the FBI has conducted a review of the circumstances and will not pursue further investigation," Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Los Angeles field office, said Tuesday. "No charges have been filed in this matter."

According to E! News, court documents show that Angelina Jolie, 41, separated from Pitt on Sept. 15 and filed for divorce on Sept. 19. The two began dating more than 10 years ago and were officially married in 2014. 

Pitt and Jolie, who share three biological children and three adopted children, have not commented on the FBI ruling. Custody of the couple's six children, who range in age from 8 to 15, has been an ongoing battle. Jolie has reportedly asked for physical custody of the children and will allow Pitt visitation. Pitt filed for joint custody with his soon-to-be ex-wife in early November, CNN reported.

Conjoined twins make record recovery after separation surgery

“It’s the most amazing thing. I just can’t even believe it,” Nicole McDonald said as she looked at her 14-month-old son’s unbandaged head for the first time. “And look at his little hair. On top, it’s growing in!”

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Jadon McDonald and his twin brother Anias were born conjoined at the head, but were recently separated during a 27-hour surgery at the Children’s Hospital at Montifiore Medical Center in the Bronx. It’s been five weeks, and they are setting the world record for recovery time. Recovering from this operation, called craniopagus surgery, typically takes months, with the previous record being eight weeks.

>> Mom of conjoined twins holds son alone for first time after separation surgery

Posted by Nicole McDonald on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Jadon’s unwrapped head is perfectly shaped, his hairline curling naturally. Anias has been having a harder time recovering, but their father, Christian McDonald, says he’s “going to get through it.”

Their lead surgeon, Dr. James Goodrich, claims that separating the McDonald boys was his most complicated surgery, as their brains were intertwined. Miraculously, their post-surgery progress is going well.

>> Boy opens eyes for first time since separated from twin brother

Where did my baby go??? Such a big boy and now fully recovered! #jadontayvish #GlorytoGodPosted by Nicole McDonald on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

“Historically, this will be the fastest (recovery),” Goodrich said. “When they’re ahead of schedule, it makes everyone happy.”

Soon the boys will be sent to a rehabilitation center where they will undergo months of therapy, training their bodies to reach the milestones normal for their age, such as lifting their heads on their own.

>> Surgeons separate conjoined twins, family reunited after surgery

Last one I promise. I can't showcase Jadon and not show Anias' big moment!  It's only up from here. :) How appropriate that Thanksgiving is approaching. Never have I been more grateful...Posted by Nicole McDonald on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

While the twins are now doing well, the past few weeks have been rough. They both struggled with infections beneath their scalps, and Jadon was even temporarily paralyzed on his left side, having had a seizure. Anias too suffered from multiple seizures and will have to undergo more surgery on his skull in the future.

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For now, however, they’re progressing steadily. Their mother calls them “little miracles."

George H.W. Bush shares new photo of young leukemia survivor he shaved head for

Three years after shaving his head to show support for a young boy battling leukemia, George H.W. Bush shared some good news on Twitter on Monday: The boy, Patrick, is doing much better.

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The former president posted an old photo of himself and Patrick with matching shaved heads alongside an updated picture of the duo – both with hair – announcing Patrick’s recovery.

“Incredibly #thankful that my friend Patrick, the courageous young man (with hair!) to my left, is feeling and doing much better these days,” Bush tweeted.

>> See the tweet here

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Patrick is the son of a Secret Service agent on Bush’s security detail. He was just 2 years old when he underwent treatment. Bush said shaving his head in solidarity with Patrick was “the right thing to do,” recalling when he and wife Barbara lost their second child, 4-year-old Robin, to leukemia in 1953.

'Little People, Big World' stars expecting first child

Baby on board!

Zach and Tori Roloff of “Little People, Big World” just surprised fans with the news that they are expecting their first child together.

People magazine spoke with the couple, who are thrilled with their upcoming arrival.

Oregon beaches. There is nothing like them! 🙌🏼 still have 4 hours ahead of us today, but we keep getting sidetracked by the beauty of the coast! #storyofzachandtori #inspectorsullivan #thisishowaroadtripshouldbe #wellsleepwhenweredead! A photo posted by Tori Roloff (@toriroloff) on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:36pm PDT

“We are super excited and can’t wait to be parents,” they said.

This is the first child for the couple, who wed in July 2015. They don’t know if it’s a boy or a girl yet and reportedly plan on finding out the sex just after the holidays.

“We are waiting until after Christmas to know the gender to go crazy buying things,” Tori said. “We are just enjoying the moment right now.”

The couple also dished on the parenting styles.

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“I’ll be a fun, hands-on dad but also the disciplinarian,” Zach said. “Tori will be a loving mother hen.”

As for parenting advice, Tori said she knows exactly where she won’t be going.

“I’m avoiding the internet at all costs,” she said. “Just asking for advice from close friends and the doctor.”

The couple also shared the announcement Monday with fans on Instagram.

Tori and I are so excited to finally share the secret! We are expecting! Can't wait for this crazy adventure! Neither can #inspectorsullivan ! #zandtpartyofthree A photo posted by Zach Roloff (@zroloff07) on Nov 21, 2016 at 7:11am PST

“Tori and I are so excited to finally share the secret! We are expecting! Can’t wait for this crazy adventure! Neither can #inspectorsullivan! #zandtpartyofthree,” Zach wrote.

Tori also shared a sweet announcement: “Guess what… Zach and I are SO excited to FINALLY tell you guys the news! Thank you so much already for the love and support we have received! This is going to be a fun adventure! #ZandTpartyofthree,” she wrote with the ultrasound and photo of the couple beaming at each other.

Guess what... Zach and I are SO excited to FINALLY tell you guys the news! Thank you so much already for the love and support we have received! This is going to be one fun adventure! #ZandTpartyofthree A photo posted by Tori Roloff (@toriroloff) on Nov 21, 2016 at 7:07am PST

Mother reunites with firefighter who sang to daughter with autism after crash

Weeks after a horrific crash, one Hall County, Georgia, mother was finally able to reunite with the firefighter who calmed her daughter with autism

On Oct. 25, Summer Ginn was driving her daughter, Raelyn, 2, to school when she lost control of her car and totaled it, hitting four trees and a mailbox. 

>> Mom thanks firefighters who sang to daughter with autism after horrific crash

The only thing on Ginn's mind was her daughter. 

"I heard her crying, so I knew she was alive, but that’s all I knew," Ginn said.

Ginn was especially worried because Raelyn has autism and worried that she would not be able to tell the first responders where it hurt or how she was feeling. 

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However, Ginn's worries were soon put to ease when Hall County firefighter Caleb Rumbaugh arrived on the scene.

Ginn said that Raelyn was upset, but after asking Rumbaugh if he could sing "Wheels on the Bus" to her, she instantly became more relaxed. 

"There were angels looking over us that day that made sure we were OK, but he was our angel in the flesh who was sent to my car accident for a reason," Ginn said.

>> READ: To the firefighters who sang to my autistic daughter

Ginn told WSB-TV's Kimberly Richardson that even though it may be small, what Rumbaugh did for the two of them meant the world to her.

It was important to Ginn that she and Raelyn visit Rumbaugh where he worked and thank him in person for everything he did that day.

The two were able to meet Rumbaugh at the fire station on Sunday afternoon – and Ginn tells Richardson it could not have gone any better.

"(Raelyn) saw him and instantly remembered him," Ginn said. "Her face lit right up."

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Rumaugh and his family gave Raelyn a yellow Care Bear that sings "Wheels on the Bus" – and Ginn joked that it was too bad the bear didn't play Rumbaugh's version.

Rumbaugh's wife, Cory, also joked, telling Ginn, "It's kinda ruining his tough street cred. Now everyone knows he's a big ol' softy." 

Ginn said there is no way she'll ever be able to repay Rumbaugh, but she is so thankful for the amazing friendship that has grown from this terrifying situation.

"Raelyn didn't want to leave the station," Ginn said. "I feel like this is the beginning of a wonderful friendship for all of us."

>> See the Facebook post here

We met Caleb Rumbaugh and his family up at the fire station to finally get some pictures together. So glad we've gotten to know him and his sweet wife, Cory Bryant RumbaughPosted by Summer Ginn on Sunday, November 20, 2016

4-year-old fighting cancer dies after heartbreaking photo goes viral

The 4-year-old girl who captured everyone’s hearts has died.

>> Dad shares heartbreaking photo of daughter with stage 4 cancer

Jessica Whelan of Lancashire, England, first gained the internet’s attention after her father posted an emotional photo of her during her cancer treatment. Whelan was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma in September last year.

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As a photographer it is important to capture the truth and the reality of a situation, too easy it becomes to capture...Posted by Jessica Whelan - A fight against Neuroblastoma on Saturday, October 29, 2016

Strangers raised more than $93,000 to help give her a chance to enjoy her last few weeks, but she passed away Sunday.

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Her father, Andy Whelan, who has been documenting her fight, shared the news with followers:

"I feel both sadness and relief in informing you all that Jessica finally found peace at seven o’clock this morning. No longer does she suffer, no longer does she feel the pain of the physical constraints of her body. Now my princess has grown her angel wings and has gone up to play with her friends and loved ones. She will now watch down over her little brother and ourselves until one day we are reunited again.Last night she finally allowed me to hold her in my arms and we had a big cuddle as I told her how much I loved her. I told her again that it was okay for her to close her eyes and go to sleep and I kissed her forehead and her lips numerous times. It seems like this is what she needed to finally allow her to find comfort in her passing as within eight hours of this cuddle she finally took her final breath. She was a daddy’s girl from the start and even right up to the end. I feel like a massive part of me has just been torn away but I am so glad that I could give her that comfort in her final hours. She passed peacefully and calmly with not even a murmur."

>> Read the post here

I feel both sadness and relief in informing you all that Jessica finally found peace at seven o’clock this morning. No...Posted by Jessica Whelan - A fight against Neuroblastoma on Sunday, November 20, 2016

The family originally set up a GoFundMe page to help offset some of the medical bills, and in two days, more than 3,300 people donated.

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“It has been absolutely overwhelming. It is quite hard for us to comprehend what is being donated,” James Whelan told the Daily Mail. “We will now be able to buy her things to give her enjoyment during the time she has left and will also help us give her the send off she deserves. We don’t feel comfortable about asking for money and we weren’t even going to do it until people asked us to. Now, we can’t believe how far it has gone. It seems to have reached most corners of the world.”

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