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Volunteering

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‘I get back much more than I give’

A cancer survivor finds new purpose.

‘Anything you can do makes it a little better’

Two volunteers, 1,000 hours, lots of smiles. Add it up and you get nothing short of total joy.

‘It has been everything for me’

Internship program continues to help Michigan veterans move from military roles to the civilian workforce.

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‘She has this awesome spirit about her’

Meredith Veenstra, 6, survives rare eye cancer with the grace and beauty of a princess.

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Falling into place

Breast cancer survivor Mary Rottier has joined forces with her therapy dogs to deliver a message of hope and healing.

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A legacy of letters

German-born volunteer Hildegard Krusch, 90, delivers cheer and mail to hospital patients.

Want to stay smart? Volunteer

People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.

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‘I didn’t think I’d make it’

Creativity and technology helped motorcycle crash survivor Derrick Curtis along his road to recovery.

‘The gift of a heart’

Emergency room volunteer aims to make a difference in someone's life every day of the week.

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Fairy Godmother and entourage treat kids

'Just seeing the reaction on the kids’ faces makes it all worthwhile.'

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Horticulturist and heart center hero

People and flowers blossom around volunteer Richard Lamberts.

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Game on!

Tom Smart doesn't lament over sick kiddos' conditions. Instead, he celebrates the child within.

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