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Haiti Earthquake: Benefit concert promotes hope

While some chose to send money or texts to contribute, Save the Children thought of a different way: host a star-studded benefit concert.

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Haiti Earthquake: A Haitian church mobilizes

Some community-based organizations in New York City are sending independent convoys to scout for family members.

Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement
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Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement

When the Louis family learned their Haitian relatives home collapsed on top of them, they took action.

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Haiti Earthquake: ‘I lost my family’

After recently losing his wife to diabetes, Gaspard Lynch lost his family and business in the Haiti earthquake.

Homeless enclave hides along Jersey cliff
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Homeless enclave hides along Jersey cliff

Carmen Maysonet won her slice of the skyline the hard way. She became homeless for the first time a year ago, and she now resides among a hidden community of cliff dwellers on land bordering Jersey City, Union City and Hoboken.

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Yorkville pantry helps hungry New Yorkers

As many New York families prepare to celebrate the holiday season, a stagnant national economy means less money to put food on the table. In New York City alone, the jobless rate has hit 10 percent.

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Educators reach out to children of all abilities

Three women started their own independent school, named The Ideal School. Dedicated to creating an inclusive learning environment, co-founders worked with education experts to balance the needs of all children.

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Homeless Iraq War vet begs for change on subway

There are more than 200,000 veterans living on streets and in shelters across the country. Many of those veterans also suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a mental illness that affects people exposed to extreme violence.

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Artist deals ‘candy crack’ in Brooklyn

Hill’s latest project has him donning a dolphin mascot head and white tuxedo as he delivers $1 bags of “candy crack” — or packs of crushed up sugar cubes colored and flavored with snow-cone syrup.

Trangendered woman lives with HIV
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Trangendered woman lives with HIV

It is estimated that 56 percent of African-American male-to-females tested positive for HIV, double the estimated rate of HIV infection in the entire MTF transgender community.