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Hailey's Heroes: Local Mechanic Fixes Cars for Third World Countries

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Faith is driving a Charlottesville man to help people on the other side of the world. He's using his skills so they can have a smoother drive down a bumpy road. That's why CBS19 Anchor Hailey Frances says he's this week's Hailey's Hero.

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Hailey's Heroes: Teacher/Mentor Gwen Bowles

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Many children with special learning needs in Albemarle County go to Ivy Creek School. Teachers working with those children regularly lean on each other for guidance. One retired teacher is proving an invaluable asset to teachers as a mentor.

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Hailey's Heroes: Shiloka Zachabe

Updated: 04/16/2009 - Just a year ago, Big Brothers Big Sisters launched in Charlottesville. That was the beginning of a new friendship for a local ten-year-old and a man who migrated from Zambia.

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Hailey's Heroes: Homeless World Cup

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Soccer is the world's sport and now, even the homeless are getting in on the team building and spirit building of the game.

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Hailey's Heroes: Marleen Veraart

Updated: 04/03/2009 - CBS19's Hailey Frances finds out how one local woman stays motivated to give life. It's selfless, giving time and donating blood to save the lives of others. Marleen Veraart donates blood once every two weeks.

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Hailey's Heroes: Tina Washington

Updated: 03/27/2009 - One of the definitions of a hero is someone who won't give up. This week, Hailey's Hero, is Tina Washington. She is working towards her goal of earning a GED years after a brain tumor prevented her from graduating.

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Hailey's Heroes: Phyllis Jackson

Updated: 03/20/2009 - If you've ever set up a yard sale, you know just how much work goes into preparing for the big day. But how about a yard sale that brings in about $15,000? CBS19's Hailey Frances shows us how this week's hero is helping a local Senior Center make a profit.

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Hailey's Heroes: Golden Masah

Updated: 03/19/2009 - When it comes to mastering most anything, the earlier you learn it the better. In this week's segment of "Hailey's Heroes" CBS19's Hailey Francis discovers the same applies to giving back.

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Hailey's Heroes: Gilly the Dog

Updated: 03/19/2009 - It's the story of a hero on four legs. Three months ago, a home in Fluvanna County burned to the ground. CBS19 anchor Hailey Frances shows us that the family that lived there is thanking their pet for saving their lives.

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Hailey's Heroes: Mildred Spicer

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Moments of kindness can build into a wave of love and appreciation. That's true for a woman who's spent a lifetime helping people with disabilities.

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Hailey's Heroes: the Auth Family

Updated: 03/19/2009 - One local family is turning their grief into giving, and turning the loss of their newborn baby into their inspiration to help other babies live happy, healthy lives. CBS19's Hailey Frances reports on our third installment profiling local heroes.

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Hailey's Heroes: Jen Leyton

Updated: 03/19/2009 - A sparkling report card and a sense of calm. A Charlottesville teenager has both thanks to the young woman CBS19 anchor Hailey Frances profiles in Thursday's edition of Hailey's Heroes. Our hero emerges from the local Young Women Leaders program.

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Hailey's Heroes: Jenny Heyns of Computers 4 Kids

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Our first hero works at a a local non-profit called Computers 4 Kids. Here in Central Virginia, there are givers among us. People who take time out of their day to better yours. It may be a checker at the grocery store who's always saying Hello, or the student who starts a food drive. Meet Jenny Heyns. She's a mentor--teaching technology, and giving low-income kids a shot at a bright future.

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