Arc Stories: April 2016 Edition

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Stories about serving, giving and the greater community.  A young man commits himself to giving back to his community by serving the less fortunate; a father convinces his kids to give away all their Christmas presents to a needy family; and one man benefits from the generosity of strangers in a very cool way.

(Originally aired April 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.)

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