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21-cuba-honey-There have been no beehive losses in Cuba. Unable to import pesticides due to the embargo, the island now exports valuable organic honey.

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22-anson-lemmer-In 2005, a 19-year-old pizza delivery boy named Anson Lemmer helped save a man's life by performing CPR on the customer who was turning blue outside the house. He said,

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23-lulu-pig-A pig named Lulu saved her owner’s life, who was having a heart attack. The pig heard the cries of pain, forced her way out of the yard, ran into the road and ‘played dead’ to stop the traffic. A driver stopped, the pig led him to the trailer where he heard the woman and called 911.

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24-jambo-gorilla-In 1986, when a 5-year-old boy fell into a gorilla enclosure and lost consciousness, a male gorilla named Jambo stood between the boy and the other gorillas in a protective gesture. He even stroked the boy's back. This incident helped create a positive public perception of gorillas.

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25-malawian-windmill-A Malawian teenager taught himself how to build a windmill out of junk and brought power to his village. He then went on to build a second, larger windmill to power irrigation pumps. He did this all from books he read in the library.

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26-chiquinho-scarpa-Chiquinho Scarpa, a Brazilian millionaire announced that he would bury his Bentley for his afterlife, for which he got a lot of negative reaction. He later revealed this to be a publicity stunt to raise awareness about organ donations.

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Britain Scotland Celebrities-Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is the first billionaire to fall off the Forbes billionaire list because of charitable giving. She said,

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28-no-one-dies-alone-In 1986, nurse Sandra Clarke could not stay with a patient who asked her to stay. When she returned, the patient had died alone. In 2001, she started 'No One Dies Alone', a program where volunteers sit with terminal patients who have no one else. The program is now available world-wide.

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29-webcam-tape-Mark Zuckerberg, billionaire and CEO of Facebook, puts tape over his webcam. FBI director James Comey also tapes over his webcam and the American digital rights group EFF sells webcam stickers.

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30-bloodhound-marathon-An Alabama bloodhound joined a half marathon after her owner let her out to go pee. She ran the entire 13.1 miles and finished 7th.

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