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Share & help return World War 2 era love letter

Share & help return World War 2 era love letter

An Arkansas TV station is hoping the public will help reunite a long lost love letter with the person it was intended for. The circa 1941 letter from Private Charles J. Skaggs to Edna Mae Smith begins with this passage: "Darling, you made me the happiest man in the army when you said you would become my wife." The letter was postmarked "September, 1941" and may have been from an Army post in Arizona.

The letter was found in an old sewing box by Paige Hess in Conway, Arkansas. Affiliate KTHV is looking for the writer or intended recipient of the letter, and their reporter told HLN Now that they may have been contacted by a family member.

It's handled! Now you can get 'Scandal's' style

It's handled! Now you can get 'Scandal's' style

Wanna look like Scandal's Olive Pope? It's handled! Actress Kerry Washington collaborated with the show's costume designer Lyn Paolo and The Limited for the Scandal collection.

It debuts online and in stores September 23.  Now, you'll be able to look like a Gladiator and rock Olivia Pope's fashions.  

Kaylyn Mintz, 10, shows off her planking prowess

10-year-old's pushups help military families

Showing what her viral YouTube videos describe as "beast mode," 10-year-old Kaylyn Mintz of Wilmington, North Carolina, showed junior ROTC cadets who's boss in a push-up contest, and a planking contest as well.

Mintz and the high school ROTC cadets were taking part in a charity event for Active Heroes, a group that helps active military and their families.

Americans missing in storm-ravaged Cabo

Americans missing in storm-ravaged Cabo

The search is on for a missing Cabo San Lucas bachelorette party that hasn't been heard from in the wake of a devastating hurricane. The party of eight women from California had flown down to the resort town on the Baja peninsula before Hurricane Odile slammed into the area. 

A report says that the bride-to-be was able to speak briefly with her fiance immediately after the storm, but there has been no communication since. The families say they have had little help in the area trying to find the missing Americans.

Missouri program teaches kids to shoot guns

Missouri program teaches kids to shoot guns

Missouri has a new state program that teaches public school kids how to shoot firearms. Instructors at the Missouri Department of Conservation gun range say there is no age requirement, most of the kids they see are 10 and 11 years old. However, the youngest so far was about 4 years old.

Instructors says the kids spend hours in the classroom with disabled weapons to learn safety before they ever shoot. They also say that teaching kids at an early age can lessen their curiosity about weapons and the possibility that they'll misuse firearms. As part of the program, students are also taught archery. Affiliate KSPR has more on the program.

Cop called 'hero' for blocking wrong-way driver

Cop called 'hero' for blocking wrong-way driver

A Texas police officer in the Houston area is being hailed as a hero for preparing to "take one for the team" to stop a driver who was speeding the wrong way down an interstate.

On September 12, 2014, Shenandoah Police Sgt. Gary Sharpen got the call and knew what he had to do. He put himself in front of traffic and prepared to ram the car to stop it. When the driver came to Sharpen's vehicle, he turned around and led officers on a chase for several minutes before he pulled over.

How to eat out, but not eat up the pounds!

How to eat out, but not eat up the pounds!

There's more available health information, a greater overall awareness and an increased desire to live a better quality of life.  With all of that progress you would think our society's health would be improving. Unfortunately that's not the case; in fact it continues to regress. 

The big question is why?

From 'sumo' to slimmed down: How he did it

From 'sumo' to slimmed down: How he did it

In 2010, Yusuke Kirimoto was 37 years old, he weighed 270 pounds, and wore XXXL clothes. He says it was the lowest point of his life. After someone in his family made a joke about him being a sumo wrestler, he took it to heart and changed his ways.

Now he's dropped 100 pounds, and has taken up distance running. HLN's Mike Galanos talked with Kirimoto about his success.

'Apparently' this kid is YouTube gold

'Apparently' this kid is YouTube gold

Noah Ritter, the redheaded kid who stole the show and our hearts with his "apparently" TV interview, is "apparently" back. Ritter is the star of a new advertisement for Freshpet. 

And the Ad Wizards who came up with this one were on their game. So far, the commercial has been viewed more than 2 million times on YouTube.

The real story behind 'Fake Wedding Proposal'

The real story behind 'Fake Wedding Proposal'

We have a contender for the title of "Most Elaborate Marriage Proposal." Jack Bermeo knew he had to find a unique and amazing way to propose to his girlfriend Sophia Sandoval. That's why he got his friends and random actors to take part in a fake wedding, for a very real engagement. The video even spawned the Twitter hashtag #FakeWeddingRealEngagement

HLN Now talked with the couple about the prank, and the viralness of it all.

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