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His Dying Wish Was to Marry Her. A Hospital Sprang Into Action to Make It Happen.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, people, death, cancer, dying, marriage, heartwarming, bittersweet, sad )

Robert
- 103 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The 33-year-old had leukemia, and on Friday morning, he was preparing to let go from his hospital bed in Amarillo, Tex. Hospital staff members were aware that he didnâEUR(TM)t have long and asked if he had a final wish.
TMZ: Prince Has Passed Away at the Age of 57 (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Prince, Entertainer, signer, performer, 57, passed away, sad, fans, video )

Barb
- 342 days ago - fox6now.com
MINNESOTA -- The artist known as Prince has died, according to TMZ. He was 57. Prince's body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning, April 21st.
Five of the Most Recent Species to Go Extinct in the Wild
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, animals, snails, birds, sad, news )

Scooby
- 530 days ago - thestar.com
While the Northern white rhino is just four members away from vanishing from the face of the planet, more than 4,700 critically endangered species worldwide could be on the brink of extinction in the wild, according to the IUCN, the authoritative voice
Save Our Lions From Canned Hunting and Petition   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, crime, culture, sad, murder, lions, protection, safety, society, wildlife )

Gillian
- 614 days ago - youtube.com
The Official trailer for Blood Lions, a documentary that exposes the terrible truth behind the predator breeding and canned lion hunting industries in South Africa. http://www.bloodlions.org/
Police Officer Distracting A Little Girl After Fatal Accident Captured In Tragic Photo
Offbeat  (tags: car accident, Brighton Police Officer, baby girl, look for the helpers, bittersweet, sad, news )

Barb
- 641 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
- 669 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
- 953 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
- 960 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
- 994 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
- 1162 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
- 1174 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
- 1261 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
Offbeat  (tags: pets, news, sad, cats )

Zora
- 1310 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
- 1312 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
- 1326 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It's an emotional weekend for firefighters in Buck County as their beloved firehouse dog will be put down.
 

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