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When her best friend died at the age of just 36, caring Betty McGlinchey didn't hesitate to take in her two young daughters and raise them as her own.  It was the start of a remarkable life as a foster mother to more than 1,200 often troubled children and young people.

 

When the phone rang and a worried parent told Ray Coe her daughter was too ill to come to school, the dedicated teacher instantly offered his help.

 

It is impossible to think of any aspect of our lives that has not been transformed by the World Wide Web.

 

After finding herself homeless at the age of 11, Georgia Hardie has turned her life around, built a successful career and helped inspire others through charity work.

 

Cissy Adamou has been through more traumatic experiences in her 15 years than most people face in a lifetime.

 

When medical student Roy Calne was presented with the case of a man dying from kidney failure in 1950, he asked his senior consultant if anything could be done.

 

As little Ted waited in hospital to undergo open heart surgery, the youngster wanted to watch a bit of television to help pass the time.

 

Renée-Mai will be honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards 2014 after she showed incredible bravery during the terrifying, eight-hour ordeal.

 

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Jack, 11, will be honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards 2014, after he saw the bull mastiff attacking his mum and baby brother, and couragously made himself a target instead.

 

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The Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards in partnership with TSB celebrate the achievements of truly remarkable people who make our world a better place.

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