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Stephanie's Heroes: Kelley Kassay/Ishan Gala Foundation

Updated: 08/06/2012 - One local mother is remembering her son, after losing his battle with a childhood cancer in 2011. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes Kelley Kassay and the Ishan Gala Foundation are raising awareness and money to find a cure for Neuroblastoma with their annual event "Splash for a Cure.''

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Stephanie's Heroes: George Kuhlow

Updated: 07/30/2012 - In this week’s Stephanie’s Heroes, we feature George Kuhlow. He has been donating blood and platelets for several years and now, he’s reaching his 102nd donation.

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Stephanie’s Heroes: Therapeutic Adventure Camp

Updated: 07/23/2012 - In this week’s Stephanie’s Heroes, CBS19’s Stephanie Satchell explored the dozens of volunteers that come together to put on TACO, the annual Therapeutic Adventure Camp of Orange.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Christopher Barnett

Updated: 07/16/2012 - One local man is helping to raise awareness about HIV and testing. Christopher Barnett is turning to his computer and logging on to social media to get the word out.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Dr. Scott Lim & Dr. Angela Taylor

Updated: 07/09/2012 - Two Charlottesville doctors are taking their medical skills to the Caribbean to help impoverished patients in other parts of the world. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we recognize Dr. Angela Taylor and Dr. Scott Lim.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Paul Harper

Updated: 06/25/2012 - He may not be a chef, but one local man is helping to feed the hungry at the Salvation Army soup kitchen in Charlottesville. In this week's Stephanie’s Heroes, we introduce you to Paul Harper, who is volunteering his time picking up food donated from area supermarkets.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Dr. Jack Hirsch

Updated: 06/25/2012 - A local retired OB/GYN can't seem to spend enough time with babies and new parents. Dr. Jack Hirsch is back at Martha Jefferson Hospital. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, he's no longer delivering babies, but rather volunteering his time in the Birthing Center.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Darrell Hutchinson

Updated: 06/15/2012 - From delivering supplies to setting up for graduation, Orange County maintenance worker, Darrell Hutchinson is going above and beyond to make a difference in the Orange County School system and he's this week's hero.

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Stephanie’s Heroes: Elizabeth Strauss

Updated: 06/04/2012 - Elizabeth Strauss, a senior at William Monroe High School, constructed an outdoor classroom for her school. She is now receiving top Girl Scout honors for her project.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Toko Duvall

Posted: 05/28/2012 - One Charlottesville piano instructor is changing lives one note at a time. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, Stephanie Satchell features Toko Duvall who is using music to shape other aspects of her students' lives.

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Stephanie's Heroes: George Quin, 91-year-old Volunteer

Posted: 05/21/2012 - From helping with homework to teaching kids how to read, a 91-year-old man enjoys spending his free time shaping young lives at the Boys & Girls Club of Orange. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we introduce George Quin.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Greer Elementary "Can-Do" Drive

Updated: 05/14/2012 - First graders at Greer Elementary School have spent the last month collecting non-perishable food items and raising money. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, the group is ready to make the big presentation to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Peaceful Passings

Updated: 05/09/2012 - One Fluvanna County woman is using her home to make a difference for animals. Jackie Meyers is transforming her living space into a rescue for those often overlooked, sickly and senior pooches.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Carmen Becker

Updated: 04/30/2012 - One Fluvanna County senior is leading by example. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes carmen becker is helping to motivate young and elderly folks alike to exercise and keep moving no matter what.

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President Obama to Honor Kents Store Veteran

Updated: 04/23/2012 - You may have seen the movie Red Tails, which highlights the all-black military group in the U.S. Air Force, the Tuskegee Airmen. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we feature Frank Brown, who was one of the first black men to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Orange County Youth Council

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Some county leaders are trading in their day job for a day in jail as part of a fundraiser sponsored by the Orange County Youth Council. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we recognize the students for their efforts to raise money for the Orange County Animal Shelter.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Dr. Mary Cail

Posted: 04/09/2012 - From volunteering her time to writing a help guide, one local woman is going above and beyond to make a difference for people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we introduce Dr. Mary Cail.

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Stephanie's Heroes: James West Well Fund

Posted: 04/02/2012 - One Lousia County woman is making it her mission to give a special gift to an 89-year-old man. With the help of the community, Richie Maher is helping him get him a well for the first time in his life.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Dr. Ann Kellams

Updated: 04/02/2012 - One Charlottesville doctor is making sure new mothers have all the resources they need to help breast feed their newborn. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we introduce you to Dr. Ann Kellams, who helped create the Breastfeeding Medicine Program at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Elizabeth Roberts

Posted: 03/19/2012 - One Albemarle County woman is using music to change lives one melody at a time. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we introduce you to Elizabeth Roberts. She started an outreach program more than a decade ago to get central Virginia students interested in music.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Darcella Stinnie

Updated: 03/12/2012 - In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, a local caregiver is going above and beyond to get the job done. Darcella Stinnie takes care of seniors for a living, and her co-workers say it's her dedication and hard work that make her a hero.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Books Below the Equator

Updated: 03/05/2012 - Some Greene County students are collecting hundreds of Spanish books before heading south to build a library for students living on the equator. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we highlight the students working on the Books Below the Equator project.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Royce Poletti

Updated: 02/27/2012 - One Albemarle county student enjoyed elementary school so much he didn't want to leave. Royce Poletti, now a junior at Western Albemarle High School, spends most of his free time volunteering down the street at Brownsville Elementary.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Kasia Buyaki

Updated: 02/20/2012 - One Albemarle County second grader is raising hundreds of dollars for earthquake victims in Louisa County. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we're featuring Kasia Buyaki, who heped Thomas Jefferson Elementary replace some of the books lost during the quake.

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Stephanie's Heroes: Pot-bellied Pig Sanctuary

Posted: 02/13/2012 - From New York City's fashion industry to Nelson County's countryside, this week's hero changed her life to care for abused and neglected animals, namely pot-bellied pigs. In this week's Stephanie's Heroes, we visit Dina Brigish on her farm in Schuyler.

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