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Jennifer's Heroes: Kelly and Stacy Gregory

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Imagine living more than 20 years with a severe speech impediment, and then one day learning you have a brain tumor. Those struggles are just the start of one Charlottesville mother's story. This week we learn that actions really do speak louder than words.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Ward Campbell

Posted: 09/25/2009 - There's no cure and it's terminal. Alzheimer's Disease affects more than 35 million people worldwide. Despite the challenges that come with it, one local man is using his experiences to empower others.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Tim Gorman, SK8 Nelson

Updated: 09/18/2009 - For years people in Nelson County have been tossing around the idea of building a skate park of their own. This week's hero, Tim Gorman, took it upon himself to get the wheels rolling.

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Jennifer's Heroes: The Gala Family; Ishan Gala Foundation

Updated: 08/27/2009 - In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, Jen Black introduces us to a local couple who lost their son to one of the most life-threatening childhood cancers. However, their son's battle was just the beginning of their fight.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Crafty Ladies

Updated: 09/08/2009 - A few balls of yarn, a knitting needle and a big heart; those are the tools a group of women use to touch the lives of others in our community. They are a group of inspiring women who are this week's hero.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Liz Palmer

Posted: 08/13/2009 - This week's Jennifer's Heroes features a woman who takes her love of animals out of the Veterinary Clinic and into the living room.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Visiting Camp Holiday Trails Volunteer Julia Graham

Updated: 08/15/2009 - This week's Jennifer's Heroes focuses on the story of a selfless teen who travels over 100 miles to our area to spend time with kids living with special health needs. Camp Holiday Trails in Albemarle County is a haven for heroes. The campers, councilors, and volunteers each have an inspiring story.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Mason Thomas

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Mason Thomas is a name you may not remember but a face not easy to forget. This week's hero can be found sinking putts, hoping that will sink cancer once and for all.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Angel Howard

Updated: 07/30/2009 - In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, a woman takes her job of helping seniors to the next level. Angel Howard is being recognized for her hard work just six months into her new job. Howard is a certifying nursing assistant at Mountainside Senior Living in Crozet, and the people whose lives she touches say Angel Howard really is an "angel."

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Jennifer's Heroes: June Curry, The Cookie Lady

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Afton resident, June Curry is known to many in the cyclist world as the "Cookie Lady." Curry welcomes bikers riding down Afton Mountain into her home for food, drinks and a place to stay for the night.

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Jennifer's Heroes: Sally Hart and the Albemarle Ballet Theatre

Updated: 07/30/2009 - The benefits of ballet can be great for any child, especially for kids with special needs. In this week's Jennifer's Heroes, CBS19's Jennifer Black introduces us to a woman who's offering more than a lesson in dance.

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Hailey's Heroes: Joshua Bare

Updated: 07/22/2009 - Joshua Bare is leader of the of HOPE Village & Refugee Works at Hope Community Center in Charlottesville. His work at the Center makes him this weeks Hailey's Hero.

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Hailey's Heroes: Laurie Brock

Updated: 07/22/2009 - This week's Hailey's Hero has dedicated most of her life to public service. Laurie Brock has served the community as a nurse for more than 20 years.

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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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