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The Daily Catch - published on 09/07/16

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Miesha Tate carries injured girl down hiking trail – (

Pro MMA star Miesha Tate was hiking when she was faced with a ‘Good Samaritan’ situation and she made the Lord proud:

On Sunday, the former UFC bantamweight champion was hiking Nevada’s Mt. Charleston when she ran across a six-year-old girl, Kai, who suffered a broken arm while walking the trail. With Kai’s mother struggling, Tate scooped the young girl up and carried her down the over two-mile trail to safety, where Kai was then able to be taken to the hospital.

Under Surveillance: Miracle Messages – Reuniting the Homeless Through Social Media – (

Miracle Messages is an organization that records messages from homeless people who cannot find their families, then works to reunite them:

NBA Star Gives Up His Career To Care For Pregnant Wife After She Is Diagnosed With A Brain Tumor – (

Jrue Holiday is taking a leave of absence from the New Orleans Pelicans after his wife, 8 months pregnant, was diagnosed with a brain tumor:

The couple met years before in the cutest way. While both attending UCLA, a young girl asked Jrue if he was Darren Collinson. When Jrue explained who he was, Lauren, who had been sitting behind him, told him that he was cuter than Darren anyway. On September 4, 2016 the New Orleans Pelicans announced that Jrue was leaving the team indefinitely to take care of Lauren. “We are all praying for a healthy delivery of their first child and a successful surgery for Lauren,’ Pelicans general manager Dell Demps said in a prepared statement provided by the club.”
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