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The year in video: Top 5 stories of 2012

  • In Case You Missed Them: It's's top 5 videos of the year
  • Here are the stories that resonated with you the most

A jury may have acquitted Casey Anthony of murder on July 5, 2011, but the nation remains fascinated with her. In January a video diary, purported to show the country's most infamous mother for the first time since her prison release, was publicized. She talked about her life and possible getting a puppy. She had you talking and this video was the most viewed video on in 2012.  Check out the stories that rounded out the top five:

Maybe it was her story, or maybe it was just her image. Forty-four-year-old mother Lacey Wildd said her L-cup sized breasts were making a better life for her children. After 12 surgeries she was looking to increase her bust size once more to size MMM. 

It's a heart wrenching story that displays just how much a mother can love her child. Rather than receive chemotherapy treatments to kill the brain cancer growing inside her, Jenni Lake decided to forgo the lifesaving procedure to save her unborn child. The 17-year-old successfully gave birth to a baby boy, but died just two weeks later. 

Brittney Wood went missing on May 30. She told her family she was going to visit her uncle. No one has seen the 19-year-old since. When her uncle returned home on June 1, he killed himself. It's still unclear if she ever met up with her uncle and this story of intrigue remains unresolved. 

We often hear stories of missing children in the news, but rarely are the followed up with happy endings. One Texas mom was thrilled to find her son after he'd been gone for eight years. He was just eight months old when he disappeared. 

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