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Seven inspiring stories to start your week

In an ultrasound picture, a baby appears to be giving a thumbs up. (Source: Brandon Hopkins/CNN) In an ultrasound picture, a baby appears to be giving a thumbs up. (Source: Brandon Hopkins/CNN)
(KTRE) - Need some cheering up? These seven happy, inspiring and uplifting stories from the past week will do just that.

Baby gives thumbs up in ultrasound photo: A Pennsylvania baby seems to be doing just fine in the womb. The baby's soon-to-be parents apparently got a thumbs up from their unborn child.

Meet Clyde, the excited dog ready to greet his new kitten playmate: A dog named Clyde has become an Internet sensation after starring in a YouTube video gone viral.

'Mutant giant spider dog' terrorizes unsuspecting victims: Halloween is still more than a month away, but the frights came early this year for a few unsuspecting people.

Groom turns canceled wedding into charity fundraiser: When Phil Laboon's relationship ended before his wedding day, he held his reception anyway in the name of charity.

Injured Lindale firefighter receives Star of Texas award: A Lindale firefighter, injured in the line of duty in January, received the Star of Texas award from Gov. Rick Perry for his commitment to duty.

Penn State student befriends wild squirrel: A Penn State student received national attention for her unusual hobby. She has made friends with a wild squirrel on campus.

'Hot tub speed machine' goes for test drive: A couple of Canadian car enthusiasts said they have set a world record: the world's fastest hot tub.

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