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Police Officer Distracting A Little Girl After Fatal Accident Captured In Tragic Photo
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Barb
- 7 days ago - aplus.com
Given recent events, tragedy is definitely not lacking in the U.S. these days. Hate-fueled massacres and deadly car crashes are all too common. But there's a quote that first began circulating during the Boston bombings that reminds us to have
Watch The Sweet Moment A Toddler Says Goodbye To Family Garbage Man, His 'First Friend'
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, friends, friendship, unusual, heartwarming, sad, goodbye )

Robert
- 34 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
For this toddler who has to say farewell to his garbage collector BFF, trash day kind of stinks.
Is Your Cat An Old Soul?
Offbeat  (tags: Catsters, karma-old-soul-cats, in tune with feelings, sad, happy, ill health )

Barb
- 319 days ago - catster.com
My cats are in tune with my feelings -- they know when I'm feeling blue and when I need some love. Some cats seem to be more in tune with certain things than other cats. Do you have a cat that you'd call an "old soul"? I do.
Robin Williams Dead -- Commits Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: humans, unusual, news, society, sad, actor )

Marty
- 326 days ago - tmz.com
According to the Marin County Sheriff's Office ... authorities found William's body inside his home. They say he was found unresponsive.
Glastonbury's Abandoned Dog Named After Dolly Parton
Offbeat  (tags: Dolly Parton, dog, abandoned, sad, humans )

Giana
- 359 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Singer Dolly Parton has sent out a message about "Dolly" the Galsto dog. Important message to cruel animal owners!
Mysterious Black and White Photo Found in Stray Dog's Collar
Offbeat  (tags: stray dog, collar, photo, old, mysterious, sad )

Giana
- 527 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
One stray dog found in Greenville, S.C., has posed quite a mystery for the local animal shelter that took him in.
Lindsey Vonn Adopts Shelter Dog With a Bum Knee
Offbeat  (tags: sports, adoption, dog, injury, sad, happy )

Giana
- 540 days ago - grindtv.com
Day after she announces withdrawal from Winter Olympics because of a bum knee, America's downhill skiing sweetheart takes in an unwanted dog
Outrage Grows in India as Temple Stampede Toll Hits 115
Offbeat  (tags: asia, India, temple, stampede, deaths, sad, police )

Naoko
- 626 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
RATANGARH - Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.
Farewell to Homer the Blind Wonder Cat
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Zora
- 675 days ago - catster.com
Gwen Cooper's memoir, "Homer's Odyssey," inspired the world. Last week Homer was released from his suffering after a long illness.
Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 677 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Bucks Co. Firefighters Say Farewell to Beloved Firehouse Dog
Offbeat  (tags: dog, firefighters, farewell, sad, humans, death )

Giana
- 691 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It's an emotional weekend for firefighters in Buck County as their beloved firehouse dog will be put down.
Dog Stays With Family Who Died on Hiking Trail | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: humans, animals, hiking trip, family dog, sad, loyalty, death )

Tamara
- 885 days ago - mnn.com
A Missouri hiking trip turned deadly for an Air Force veteran and his two sons when the weather rapidly changed, but Bear, their 4-month-old Labrador, never left their side. While on an anniversary trip with his wife, David Decareaux, 36, and his sons,
77-Year-Old Japanese Man Asks US Mayor to Look for Items Lost in Tsunami
Offbeat  (tags: sad, tsunami, Japan, unusual, interesting, humans, off-beat )

Carrie
- 1032 days ago - usnews.nbcnews.com
The mayor of a small Washington state city told The Daily World newspaper that he was surprised when he received a postcard from a 77-year-old man in Japan asking him to look out for items he lost in the tsunami a year and a half ago.
Woman Burns Down 3,500 Year Old Tree In Florida
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Lindsey
- 1219 days ago - wftv.com
The tree was believed to be the fifth oldest tree in the world and the largest bald cypress tree. It was 118 feet tall with a diameter of approximately 18 feet. It was named after Senator M. O. Overstreet who donated the tree.
Whitney Houston Dies At Age 48
Offbeat  (tags: Whitney Houston, singer, music, sad, dies, death, unknown, bizarre, news, odd, off-beat, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1238 days ago - foxnews.com
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Rest in peace Whitney, we will miss you.
 

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